RICHARDSON, Texas – Gaining his first-ever collegiate award in his first ever collegiate meet, East Texas Baptist University’s Cody Blankenship has been named the American Southwest Conference male athlete of the week for track and field. Blankenship participated in the Mississippi College Invitational.
Blankenship participated in field of seven athletes at Mississippi College and cleared 6’8” in the high jump. He made the height on his second attempt and then was declared the winner after nobody else could match his height.
This was the first meet of the year for ETBU in their inaugural season of track & field.