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Nick Blanco
Nick Blanco

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Littleton, CO

High School:
Dakota Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 145

Position:
MF/F

Experience:
3V



Briefly...
Nick Blanco begins his fourth season with the Lions... 2006 All-WCC First Team after gaining second team honors in 2004... helped lead Colorado to the 2004 National ODP Championship... versatile midfielder with excellent passing, scoring touch and ball skills...

At LMU... 2006... started 11 of 13 games... had two goals and four assists for eight points... scored the game-winning goal against Saint Mary's (Oct. 27)... tied the LMU single-game record with three assists in the win over Gonzaga (Oct. 22)... scored at Portland (Oct. 20)... had an assist in the win at Santa Clara (Sept. 29)... awarded WCC First Team honors...

2005... appeared in 15 games with five starts... slowed by injuries for part of the season... recorded his first goal of the season against Gonzaga (Oct. 28)... assisted on LMU's game-winner against Gonzaga (Sept. 30)... had 18 shots, including five against Gonzaga (Oct. 28)... took four shots, with three on-goal, against Portland (Oct. 30)...

2004... Outstanding freshman season... appeared in 21 games, starting nine... second team All-WCC... WCC All-Freshman Team... LMU's second-leading scorer in conference games with 11 points (five goals, one assist)... netted two game-winning goals in WCC games (Portland on Oct. 3 and Saint Mary's Nov. 7)... scored both goals against Saint Mary's (Nov. 7)... also added goals against San Francisco (Oct. 8), and Santa Clara (Oct. 17)... 11 of 13 points came in conference games... also added assists against Creighton (Sept. 5), Wake Forest (Oct. 15), Portland (Oct. 3)... second in the conference for points and goals per game in WCC games... Director's List Fall 2004...

High School... graduated from Dakota Ridge High School... a three-year letterwinner from coach Shaun Mulvey... was a first-team All-American as a senior... was a three-time All-State, all-league and all-conference selection... a three-time Dean's List member...

Personal... Nicholas Tyler Blanco was born in Denver, CO, on Aug. 1, 1986... he is the son of Christine and Lawrence Blanco... has a brother, Zach, and a sister, Stephanie... worked with Salvation Army... a Sociology major.

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