Blake

Baldassaro

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Height: 5'10"
Class: Freshman
City/State: Belle Chase, La.
High School: Holy Cross HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 (FRESHMAN)
Competed in five of six total races for the 2018 season ... Earned his best finish at the McNeese Season Opener (4k), held in Lake Charles, La., at 34th-place in 14.01.3 ... Followed up by placing 40th in the LSU Invitational (4 mile) with a time of 23:01.00 ... Placed in the top 100 in the SEC Cross Country Championships (8k) placing 98th overall with a time of 25:46.4 ... Ended his freshman season at the NCAA South Central Regional (8k) notching a 133rd place spot with a time of 35:50.3.

PRIOR TO LSU
Prepped at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans where he ran track and field as well as cross country … placed 14th in 2017 LHSAA Class 5A Cross Country state meet with a three-mile time of 16:21.5 … finished ninth at the 2015 Walker High Shootout with a personal best three-mile time of 15:29.2 … claimed gold at the 2017 LHSAA Region III (5A) meet in the 1,600 meter run with a readout of 4:24.72 … set a personal best readout of 2:01.23 in the 800 meter run at the 2018 District 9-5A meet.

PERSONAL
Son of Jenny and Lance Baldassaro … has a brother named Gage … a member of the soccer, cross country, and track and field team for each of his four years at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans … plans on majoring in chemical engineering at LSU.

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