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Andrew Blaser
Position: Multi-Events
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
High School: Meridian HS
Other College: University of Louisville
Experience: Transfer
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2012 Outdoor: Blaser had the best conference championship performance in Idaho history and was an NCAA qualifier for a second year in a row as a senior … finished 14th in the NCAA Quarterfinal Round of the 110m hurdles with an all-conditions career-best time of 13.84 … earned the WAC Men’s Outstanding Field Performer honor and the WAC Men’s High Point Award after scoring a school-record 44 points at the WAC Outdoor Championships … his individual point total was the highest by any NCAA competitor at a conference championship meet in 2012 and was 16 points better than Idaho’s previous individual scoring record … won individual titles in the decathlon (6,782) and 110m hurdles (13.98) at the WAC Outdoor Championships … also finished third in the 400m hurdles (52.52), high jump (6-4), pole vault (16-0.75) and long jump (22-9) for a combined six First-Team All-WAC honors at the meet … during the season, moved into third all-time at Idaho in the 110m hurdles (13.98), fifth in the decathlon (7,069), seventh in the 400m hurdles (52.52) and seventh in the pole vault (16-0.75) … Idaho’s all-time leader with eight First-Team All-WAC honors and 10 total All-WAC awards … WAC Men’s Field Athlete of the Week for the week of March 26-April 1 … Spring WAC All-Academic honoree.

2012 Indoor: Blaser had one of the great performances in Idaho and WAC history as a senior in 2012 … scored a school-record 40 points at the WAC Indoor Championships to lead the Vandal men to their first WAC title … won the heptathlon (5,324), high jump (6-4.25) and 60m hurdles (8.03) at the WAC Indoor Championships and finished third in the long jump (22-6.25, 6.86m) and pole vault (15-7) to earn First-Team All-WAC honors in five different events … became the second Vandal man to win three titles at a single conference championship meet and the first since 1990 (Patrick Williams) … posted career bests in the 100m (7.14), 60m hurdles (8.03), pole vault (16-0.75), long jump (22-6.25), shot put (40-7.75) and heptathlon (5,324) during the season … his score in the heptathlon is also second-best in school history … Winter WAC All-Academic honoree.

2011 Outdoor: Blaser qualified for his first NCAA meet and won his first career WAC title as a junior … ran a 14.79 to take 41st in the first round of the 110m hurdles at the NCAA West Preliminary … posted career bests in six of the 10 events of the decathlon at the WAC Championships, where he scored 7.037 points, claimed his first WAC title and moved into fifth all-time at Idaho in the event … earned first-team all-WAC honors in the decathlon and 110m hurdles (3rd, 14.34), and grabbed second-team all-WAC recognition in the pole vault (4th, 15-7) and high jump (T-4th, 6-5.5) to score a team-best 22.33 points … ran a wind-aided, career-best of 14.27 (2.5w) in the 110m hurdles in the decathlon at the WAC Championships … moved into seventh all-time at Idaho in the pole vault after clearing 15-9 (4.80m) at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational … posted career bests in the 100m (11.01), 400m (50.75), 1500m (5:07.2), long jump (22-10.5), shot put (35-2), discus throw (116-7) and javelin (153-6) during the season … won the 110m hurdles at the Sam Adams Classic (15.17) and the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational (14.50)  … scored 6,610 and took second in the decathlon at the California Invitational, Apr. 13-14 … WAC Spring All-Academic.

2011 Indoor: Blaser redshirted the 2011 indoor season.

2010 Outdoor: Blaser redshirted the 2010 outdoor season.

2010 Indoor: Blaser had an outstanding WAC Indoor Championship performance for Idaho, with all-WAC honors in four events. He earned his first career first-team all-WAC honor in the high jump, where he cleared a career-best 6-6.75 (2.00m) and finished second. He scored 5,011 points and took fourth in the heptathlon, cleared 15-2.25 (4.63m) in the pole vault for fifth place and ran an 8.20 in the 60m hurdles to take sixth and earn second-team all-WAC honors in all three. He also finished seventh in the triple jump at 43-11.25 (13.39m).

2008: Blaser competed for one season at the University of Louisville. 

High School: Blaser was an 11-time state medalist for Meridian High School in track and field. He was a three-time state champion at the Idaho 5A level, as he won back-to-back 110m hurdles titles in 2006 and 2007 and tied for first in the 2007 300m intermediate hurdles. He qualified for the state meet all four years of high school, 13 times overall - four times in the 110m hurdles and high jump, twice in the long and triple jumps and once in the 300m hurdles. He also ran a leg of Meridian's third-place 4x200m relay in 2007.

Personal: He is the son of Sherman and Ellen Blaser. He was born May 8, 1989 at Boise, Idaho. He has three siblings, Sherman, Lindsay and Jamie. He is majoring in Food and Nutrition at Idaho.

Indoor Career Bests:
60m: 7.14
60m Hurdles: 8.03
1,000m: 3:01.86
High Jump:
6-6.75 (2.00m)
Pole Vault:
16-0.75 (4.90m)
Long Jump:
22-6.25 (6.86m)
Triple Jump:
43-11.25 (13.39m)
Shot put:
40-7.75 (12.39 m)
Heptathlon: 5,324

Outdoor Career Bests:
100m: 11.01
400m: 49.64
1500m: 5:06.11

110m Hurdles: 13.98
110m Hurdles: 13.84w
400m Hurdles: 52.52
High Jump: 6-6 (1.98m)
Pole Vault: 16-0.75 (4.90m)
Long Jump: 22-10.5 (6.97m)
Triple Jump: 43-5.25 (13.24m)
Shot Put: 39-7.25 (12.07m)
Discus: 117-10 (35.93m)
Javelin: 150-7 (45.89m)
Decathlon: 7,069

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