Hometown: La Grange, IL
High School: Lyons
Blakeman ranked third on the team in rounds played (25) and seventh in stroke average (77.2)...opened the year at the Marshall Invitational with 78-78-77 to finish in 83rd...tied for 39th at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational with rounds of 69-77-77...tied for 30th at the Bearcat Invitational after shooting 77-76-73...carded 78-81 at the UD Fall Invitational to tie for 72nd...registered 84-90-81 to take 89th at the Wexford Intercollegiate...added 76-71-80 at the NYX Hoosier Invitational to tie for 47th...scored 79-70 at the Detroit Golf Club Invitational and tied for 28th...at the Kemper Sports Intercollegiate, he registered 79-77-74 to tie for 70th...at the Atlantic 10 Championship, he tied for 45th after shooting 75-78-75.
Blakeman during the 2011-12 season played the fourth-most rounds (19) and ranked fifth on the team in stroke average (75.2)…16 of his 19 rounds played were shot in the 70s or lower…tied for the team lead with the lowest round of the year, a 66…opened the season shooting 72-78-75 at the UK Bluegrass Invitational and finished tied for 33rd… finished with scores of 74-66-72 at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational to finish tied for 6th…the 66 was a career-best…tied for 32nd at the Bearcat Invitational with scores of 70-73-80…tied for 28th at the UD Fall Invitational with rounds of 77-75…opened the spring season with scores of 81-78-75 place in 78th at the NYX Hoosier Invitational…added scores of 75-82-74 to tie for 30th in the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate… tied for 40th at the Atlantic 10 Men’s Golf Championship with scores of 73 and 78.
Ranked tied for second on the team in stroke average at 76.0 and tied for the team lead in total rounds played at 27…tied for the second-best round on the team with a 70…opened the season in a tie for 37th at the Fossum/Spartan Invitational after carding a 79 and 75…tied for eighth at the John Piper Intercollegiate with rounds of 76 and 71…at the Renaissance Invitational he had his best round of the year and tied for eighth with scores of 70-73-73…tied for 37th at the Bearcat Invitational with scores of 76-78-71… carded a 79 and 77 at the UD Fall Invitational to finish in a tie for 38th…tied for 23rd at the North Georgia tri-team meet after shooting an 82…tied for 15th at the Butler Spring Invitational with rounds of 75 and 74…tied for 43rd at the University of Kentucky Bluegrass Invitational with scores of 74-78-76…at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational he shot rounds of 78-76-78 to tie for 47th...fired rounds of 73-76-71 to place in 19th at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate...wrapped the season at the 2011 Atlantic 10 Tournament in a tie for 42nd after shooting 83-79-82.
Ranked fifth on the team in stroke average at 77.4…Played In 16 rounds during the season, good for sixth on the team…Began his UD career shooting rounds of 81-73-73 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational…Carded scores of 80-75-82 at the John Dallio Memorial…Placed in a tie for 29th at the UD Fall Invitational with scores of 79-75…Finished in 11th among individuals at the North Georgia Invitational with rounds of 83-82…Carded scores of 78-76-73 at the Big Blue Intercollegiate…Tied for 30th at the Titans Invitational with scores of 74-78-77.
Blakeman finished sixth in Illinois National Junior Golf Scoreboard junior rankings at the end of the 2008 season. An all-conference selection the last three years with seven Top Five finishes, Blakeman compiled a 36.44 stroke average and one victory in summer events. He's competed in the Illinois State Amateur as well as three American Junior Golf Association tournaments.