Joslin Blair - Women's Cross Country - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Joslin Blair


Class Sophomore
Hometown Eagle, Colo.
High School Eagle Valley
Major Undeclared

Career Results

Career Honors
• 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Sophomore (2021-22)
Cross Country
Placed 100th overall (22:50.7) at the 8k SEC Championships (Oct. 29)
Also finished 39th overall (23:06) at the 6k Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)
Finished 81st overall (19:16.5) at the Open 5k Joe Piane Invitational (Oct. 1)
• Also finished 57th overall (19:15.4) at the 5k Commodore Classic (Sept. 17)
• Finished 43rd overall (19:29.4) at the 5k Mizzou Opener (Sept. 3)

As a Freshman (2020-21)
Cross Country
• First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
• Competed in two of four meets
• Ninth on team and 110th overall (22:40.2) at SEC Championships (Oct. 30)
• Made collegiate debut and finished ninth on the team and 93rd overall (22:47.58) at Blazer Classic (Oct. 16)

The Blair File
• Four-year letterwinner at Eagle Valley under head coaches Melinda Brandt and Charlie Janssen
• Three-time all-state (2017, 2018, 2019)
• 2019 New Balance All-American in the mile (fifth) and distance medley relay (fifth)
• 2019 4A Colorado state cross country bronze medalist
• 2019 4A Colorado state runner-up in the 4×800-meter relay
• 2018 4A Colorado state champion in the 1,600 meters
• 2018 regional cross country champion
• 2019 National Trail Running champion
• 2018 Youth World Mountain Running champion
• Finished as school record holder in the 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters, and 4×800-meter relay
• Personal bests in high school included 17:17.2 (5k), 10:45.77 (3,200 meters), 4:53.19 (mile) and 4:56:35 (1,600 meters)
• National Honor Society, National Merit Commended Scholar and AP Scholar
• Also lettered in basketball
• Daughter of Myriah and Steve Blair
• Mother ran cross country and track at Stephen F. Austin State University
• Father ran track at University of Northern Colorado
• Has three younger siblings, Samantha, Tyler and Dylan
• Has climbed 25 fourteeners in Colorado