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Desyre Blackburn
Desyre  Blackburn

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Aloha, Ore.

High School:
Arts & Communications Magnet Academy


04/28/2016

Twenty-seven student-athletes inducted into Chi Sigma Alpha

Student-athletes join the National College Athlete Honor Society.

04/25/2016

Seton Hall Holds SAAC Banquet to Commemorate 2015-16 Season

Annual Athlete of the Year and Academic Awards Bestowed Upon Student-Athletes.

10/11/2014

Rutkowski, Migton Guide WXC to 6th at METS

Pirates' duo continues success in the championship season opener.

10/09/2014

WXC Kicks Off Championship Season at Metropolitan Championships

A versatile Pirates squad heads to the Bronx for the Mets on Friday.

09/27/2014

Rutkowski Leads WXC to 2nd-Place Finish

Freshman was the top collegiate finisher at the ASICS Embry Riddle Classic

2013: Competed in all nine meets in her first season of collegiate competition...One of three Pirates to score for the team in every race, ranking among the top-three on the squad each time...Turned in the third-fastest 4K, 5K and 6K times for Seton Hall on the season...Posted a 14th-place finish at the Monmouth XC Kickoff in her debut (8/31)...Collected her first top-10 finish at the St. John's-Hofstra Fall Festival with a 4K time of 16:17.95 (9/7)...Completed the 6K course at the Delaware Invitational in 25:03.49 (9/14)...Crossed the line in 10th-place at the 5K UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational with a time of 20:41.00 (9/21)...Registered a time of 20:39.17 at the Metropolitan Championships (5K, 10/11)...Clocked in at the 24:13.82 mark at the 6K Leopard Invitational (10/19)...Recorded a 6K time of 24:27 in her first trip to the BIG EAST Championships (11/2)...Set a season-best 6K mark of 23:50 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional (11/15)...5K time of 20:14.40 at the ECAC Championships was her fastest of the fall (11/23)

High School/Personal: Ran varsity track for four years in addition to competing in cross country for three years...Twice served as cross country team captain...Was a top-eight Metro League performer in 2010 and 2011 and was named Second Team All-League in 2010 and 2012...A top-50 All-State finisher from 2010-12...Holds the sophomore record in the 3,000m and ranks among the top-10 all-time in the 800m, 1,500m and 5,000m at Aloha High School...Recorded a career best 5K mark of 18:44...National Honor Society member...Born Jul. 21, 1995.

PERSONAL BESTS
4K 16:17.95 St. John's-Hofstra Fall Festival 9/7/13
5K 20:14.40 ECAC Championships 11/23/13
6K
23:50 NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional 11/15/13