Joslin Blair - Women's Track and Field - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Joslin Blair Season 2023-24

Distance

Class Senior
Event Distance
Hometown Eagle, Colo.
High School Eagle Valley
Major Medicine, Health & Society • Psychology
Bio

Career Results 

Student-Athlete Highlights
• Competed in the 2023 NCAA DI South Region Cross Country Championships
• Two program all-time top 10 marks
• 2023 SEC Track & Field Community Service Team

Academic Honors
2023 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
2022, ’23 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll
2021-23 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

In the Record Books
Seventh in Vanderbilt history in the 1,000 meters (2:52.28)
Eighth in Vanderbilt history in the steeplechase (10:51.00)

As a Senior (2023-24)
Track & Field
• Season best in the 800 meters (2:15.26) at the Music City Challenge

Cross Country
• Competed in six meets, scored at one
• Recorded a personal best (21:25.1) at the 6K NCAA South Region Championships
• 79th overall (21:57.4) at the 6K SEC Championships
• Fifth among Vanderbilt athletes and 15th overall (17:46.3) at the 3M Mountain Dew Invitational

As a Junior (2022-23)
Track & Field
Competed in 10 meets, including both SEC Championships
Second as member of the 4×800-meter relay (9:01.03) at the Island Relays Bahamas
• 12th and a personal best in the mile prelims (4:52.16) at the SEC Indoor Championships
• Ninth in the 1,000 meters (2:51.69) at the Vanderbilt Invitational
Fifth in the 1,000 meters (2:53.60) at the Commodore Challenge

Cross Country
Competed in four meets
102nd overall and a personal best at the 6K SEC Championships (21:59.6)

As a Sophomore (2021-22)
Track & Field
Competed in 10 meets, including the SEC Outdoor Championships
Fifth in the mile (4:52.75) at the Charlie Thomas Invitational
Fifth and a personal best in the 3,000 meters (9:55.95) at the PNC Lenny Lyles Invitational
Seventh in the 1,000 meters (2:52.28) at the Commodore Challenge

Cross Country
Competed in five meets
100th overall at the 6K SEC Championships (22:50.8)
39th overall at the 6K Blazer Classic (23:06.0)
43rd overall at the 5K Mizzou Opener (19:29.4)

As a Freshman (2020-21) 
Cross Country
Competed in three meets
110th overall (22:40.2) at the 6K SEC Championships
93rd overall (22:47.58) at the 6K Blazer Classic

The Blair File
Joslin Blair is a four-year letterwinner at Eagle Valley under hear coaches Melinda Brandt and Charlie Janssen. While in high school, she recorded prep bests of 4:53.19 in the mile, 4:56.35 in the 3,200 meters and 17:17.2 in the 5K (XC) and set three school records. A three-time all-state selection (2017-19), two-time New Balance Nationals All-American, Blair finished third at the 2019 state cross country championships and was the runner-up as a member of the 4×800-meter relay at the 2019 state track and field championships. In 2019, she was also the national trail running champion. During her junior year of high school, 2018, Blair was the state champion in the 1,600 meters, regional cross country champion and world youth mountain running champion. Academically, Blair was a National Merit Commended Scholar and AP Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal
Joslin is the daughter of Myriah and Steve Blair and sister of Samantha, Tyler and Dylan. Her mother ran cross country and track at Stephen F. Austin State, and her father ran track at Northern Colorado. Blair has climbed 25 fourteeners in Colorado.