Blake Edwards
Blake Edwards

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet

Height:
5-10

Event:
Multis, Jumps


AS A SENIOR IN 2013-14
During the outdoor season, finished fourth in the decathlon with a total of 6192 points ... Competed in the 400m dash (51.64) and the javelin (38.07m) at the Sean Collier Invitational ... Finished second in the long jump (6.92m) and also competed in the discus (26.70m) and 110m hurdles (18.32) at the George Davis Invitational ... Competed in the long jump (6.54m) and on the 4x200m relay team at the Raleigh Relays ... Secured seventh in the high jump (1.90m) and eighth in the javelin (34.60m) at the Hurricane Invitational ... During the indoor season, took third in the long jump (7.13m) at the Patriot League Championships ... Finished fourth in the long jump (6.69m) and eighth in the triple jump (12.85m) at the Scarlet and White Invitational ... Was seventh in the triple jump (14.05m) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational ... Won the long jump (7.08m) and also competed in the triple jump (13.10m) at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational ... Victorious in the long jump (7.03m) at the BU Multi-Team Meet ... Finished third in the triple jump (14.04m) and also competed in the 60m dash (7.39) at the BU Season Opener.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011-12

During the indoor season, finished second at the America East Championships in the long jump with a personal-best mark of 7.28m ... Had a season-best mark of 13.62m in the triple jump at the BU Multi-Team Meet ... Also competed at the Battle of Beantown.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Five-year letter-winner in track at Martin Luther King Jr. Magnet High School ... Upon graduation, held school records in long jump, triple jump, high jump and decathlon ... Won the silver medal in the decathlon at the 2009 Junior Olympics ... Was a state champion in the long jump and decathlon.

PERSONAL

Son of Marc Edwards and Sonya Petway-Edwards ... Has three siblings: Bryant, Mariea, Marquetta ... Enrolled in the University's College of General Studies ... Born April 15, 1992, in Nashville, Tenn.

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