Tyler Blackburn
Tyler Blackburn
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dayton, N.J.
High School: South Brunswick HS
Major: Athletic Training

As a Senior: All-SSC… Received Runner of the Week on 9/21… Was a top finisher for the Spartans on the year... Competed in three events for Tampa including a top ten finish at the SSC Championship (10/24) placing eighth with a time of 26:01.00… Achieved the best finish at the UF Invite (9/19) running a time of 25:29.89 and placed 6th… Ran the Disney Invite (10/10) in 25:55.90.

As a Junior: USTFCCCA All-Academic team… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll…Competed in six races on the season for the Spartans…Kicked off the season at the USF Open (9/5) where he placed 22nd and ran a time of 26:58.98…Finished the Early Bird classic (9/12) in 22:04.30 placing 15th…Completed the UF invite (9/20) in 26:14…Recorded a time of 26:30.30. at the Louisville Invite (10/4)…Turned in an amazing performance at the SSC Finals (11/8) where he placed 16th with a time of 26:59.80,,,Capped off his season at the NCAA regionals (11/22) where he recorded a time of 33:54.29 and placed 29th.

High School: Graduate of South Brunswick High School, where he ran for Wilfredo Rivera.
Personal: Swam for the University of Tampa under coach Ed Brennan from 2012-2014…Was a a member of the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll…National Honor Society member…Son of Scott and Diane Blackburn…Has a younger brother, Todd…Swam for YMCA Aquatic club under coach Sue Welsh…Qualified for finals at Y-nationals…Athletic training major…Birthdate: 3/8/1994.

Top Performances

YearSport3000m5000m
2016 Outdoor 9:39.40 15:39.06

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMark
Mar 17–18, 2016 USF Bulls Invitational 5000m 15:57.54
Mar 11–12, 2016 USF Invitational 3000 9:39.40
Mar 4, 2016 UT Track Classic 5000m 15:39.06