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    Doug Blanton
    Doug Blanton
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Harvard, Mass.

    High School:
    Worcester Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 140

    Event:
    SR

    Birthdate:
    09/25/1991

    12/06/2013

    Illinois Gymnastics Set for Orange & Blue Exhibition

    Men & Women to debut in Huff Hall Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m.

    Career Highs
    Still Rings: 13.500 (at UIC, 1/12/14)

    2014 // Junior
    Set career high of 13.500 on still rings against UIC.

    2013 // Sophomore
    Did not compete.

    High School / Club
    Graduate of Worcester Academy ... Trained at Sterling Academy of Gymnastics ... Qualified for Nationals four times ... Member of the Illinois club gymnastics team before joining the varsity team in 2012-13.

    Personal
    Born Douglas Charles Blanton on Sept. 25, 1991 ... Son of Russell and Susan Blanton ... Has four siblings, Kate, Tucker, Ben and Jeff ... Majoring in biological engineering ... Biggest thrill in sports is learning a new skill ... Favorite athlete is Paul Pierce ... Lists his parents as the people who most influenced his athletic career.

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