Andrew Blumel
Andrew Blumel
Born: 10/24/1985
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Spokane, Wash.
High School: Mead

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004-2005 Cross-Country: Raced in seven competitions during the season... best finish was a seventh-place showing at the Bronco Invitational... clocked an 8K time of 26:45 at the Stanford Invitational... ran best time of the season 26:29 at the Willamette Invitational... placed 28th with a time of 27:24 in the West Coast Conference Championships... had a time of 35:25 to place 132nd in the NCAA West Regional. Track: Competed in meets during the season ... clocked a time of 4:19 in the 1,500-meters to finish 23rd at the Chico Twilight Invitational ... placed 17th in the 1,500-meters at the Warrior Invitational with a time of 4:20 ... finished with a time of 15:59 in the 5,000-meters at the Johnny Mathis Invitational ... placed 25th in the 5,000-meters with a time of 16:18 at the Aggie Track & Field Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Mead High School in Spokane, Washington... coached by Pat Tyson and Scott Daratha... led team to district title in 2003... named most inspirational and team captain as a senior... set personal bests of 9:51 in the 3,200-meters and 4:35 in the 1,600-meters... also member of the 2004 district and regional champion track team... member of the National Honor Society and the debate team.

PERSONAL: Born October 24, 1985 in Spokane, Wash ... son of Joseph and JoAnne Blumel... has a younger sister, Katie... hobbies include outdoor activities and playing the guitar... major is undeclared.