Ryan Blankenship
Ryan Blankenship
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lancaster, Ohio
High School: Bloom Carroll
Event: Back/IM

2012-13- JUNIOR SEASON

Placed eighth in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:51.08... Placed 10th in the 400 IM at the Horizon League Championships with a time of 4:03.18.

2011-12 - SOPHOMORE SEASON

Swam his season best times in the 200 backstroke (1:51.95), 100 breaststroke (57.77) and the 400 IM (4:05.04) at the Horizon League Championships...Finished ninth at the Horizon League Championships in the 400 IM, 10th in the 100 breaststroke and seventh in the 200 backstroke...Also had the team's fifth best time in the 200 breaststroke (2:15.45) at the January regular season meet vs. Oakland and Xavier

2010-11 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Swam his best times in the 100 back (53.11), 200 back (1:52.86) and 400 IM (4:07.23) at the Horizon League Championships...fifth fastest time on the team in 100 back...fourth quickest Viking in the 200 back...also fourth on team in the 400 IM....finished 11th in the 200 back at the League Championships...12th to touch the wall in the 400 IM...placed 14th in the 100 back...swam his fastest 200 breast (2:19.17) against UIC to take fourth...took 10th in the 200 back (1:56.51) at Northwestern TYR Invitational...swam his second-best 200 breast (2:23.71) at Northwestern to finish 15th.

HIGH SCHOOL
YMCA National finalist...state finalist in the 100 back and 200 IM for Bloom Carroll High.

PERSONAL
Born May 8, 1992 in Columbus, Ohio...son of Ronald and Stacie Blankenship...has two sisters, Renee and Rylie...physical therapy major.