Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
Residence: Tempe, Ariz.
High School: Desert Ridge H.S. (Mesa, Ariz.) '09
College: Arizona State University
Year of Graduation: 2013
Major: Exercise and Wellness
Coach: Master Rubben Lolly
Dojang: First Taekwondo
WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-75th (-73kg)
Other sports competed in: Basketball
Hobbies: hiking, jogging, anything outdoors, playing any sport
Favorite Foods: Mexican food that her mom cooks
Pre-Competition Meal: pasta
Favorite Athlete: Henry Cejudo - 2008 Beijing gold medalist in wrestling
Favorite Movies: "Mulan" and "Rush Hour"
Favorite Music: Spanish
Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Spain
Did You Know?: Blanca's first language was Spanish...she is the oldest of four girls in her family...she grew up on the largest dairy farm in Arizona.
MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2011 USAT National Championships (Middle): BRONZE
2011 World University Games Team Member (Middleweight)
2011 U.S. Collegiate Nationals (Middleweight): GOLD
2010 World University Games Team Member (Middleweight)
2010 U.S. Collegiate Nationals (Middleweight): GOLD
2009 USAT Rocky Mountain Open (Middleweight): GOLD
last updated 9/18/12