Men's Gymnastics


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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