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Blake Nelson
Blake Nelson

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Mill Creek, Wash.

High School:
Jackson

Position:
Mid-Distances

Experience:
HS

05/04/2013

Sun Soaked Dawgs Wrap Regular Season

A number of wins at today's Ken Shannon Invite set the Huskies up well for championship season.

04/19/2013

Goethals Breaks Another 30-Year-Old Record

In her last two times on the track, the junior has rewritten longtime UW record in the 10k and 5k.

01/11/2013

Season Preview: Distances

GoHuskies.com takes a look at the Husky track prospects this week with the UW Indoor Preview coming up on Saturday.

2012 (Cross Country): Redshirted the season, competing once unattached at the home Sundodger Invite, where he placed 49th in 26:16.

High School and Personal: Born in Edmonds, Washington ... parents are Kris and Craig Nelson ... has one older siste, Rylie ... a four-year standout at Jackson, reaching the Washington 4A track championships all four years with three top-five finishes in his career ... as a senior in 2012, placed fourth in the 800-meter state finals, running a lifetime-best 1:53.04 ... made state in the 800-meters all four years ... also qualified for state in the 1,600-meters as a senior and a junior, finishing fourth his junior year with a PR of 4:15.72 ... in addition to placing fourth in the 1,600m, he was the 4A state runner-up at 800-meters in 2011, and also took seventh in the 3,200-meter finals ... a three-time WesCo champion on the track ... ran at the state cross country championships three times, with a best finish of 12th as a junior in 2010, earning All-State honors.

Personal Best Marks
400m.......49.8
800m.......1:53.04
1600m.......4:15.72
3200m.......9:19.37

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