Prior to UTA
Kristen Blankenship comes to UT-Arlington after a standout career at Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas...earned Offensive Player of the Year honors in 2002 after posting a .320 batting average with just two strikeouts...named team captain in 2001 and 2002...posted a .987 fielding percentage behind the plate en route to Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2001...was also a Dallas All-Area first team member...carried a 4.1 GPA and was top of her class in rank at MHS...named World Studies Student of the Year...also tabbed Student of the Semester three times...worked with special education students in the ?Circle of Friends? club...also nominated for the Wendy?s/McDonald?s Scholar Athlete of the Year award as a senior and was invited to participate in the Scholar Athlete games...a member of the National Honor Society for two years.
Daughter of Sue and Mitch Blankenship...born Dec. 21, 1983...a nursing/pre-med major at UTA.
SB: Memorable season ends in NISC vs. ULM
SB: ACU comes back to top Mavs in NISC opener
SB: Mavs set for NISC first round vs. ACU
SB: Mavs selected to NISC, headed to Beaumont Regional
SB: Clakley, Curry named to SBC All-Tournament team
SB: Mavs run falls short of title game in loss to Cats