Atlantic City, NJ/ Atlantic City HS
At Delaware: First-year member of the Delaware rowing team as a freshman • member of the Novice Eights crew.
High School/Club: Earned varsity letter in swimming and crew all four years at Atlantic City High School • was named captain of the swimming team her junior and senior seasons • won the Atlantic County championships for second Varsity Eights as a sophomore as well as placing third at the Stotesbury Cup regatta • finished second in Head of Occoquan for the Novice Eights as a junior and won third at Scholastic Nationals for the Second Varsity Eights as a junior • won the New Jersey Scholastic Rowing Championship as a senior as well as finishing in second at Philadelphia Cities, third at Atlantic Counties, and second in the New Jersey state meet • member of the National Honor Society • finished No. 18 out of 582 graduating seniors • member of the Italian Club • Freshman Class President.
Personal: Alexis Taylor Blandine (pronounced "blan-deen") • born January 31, 1992 • daughter of Robert Blandine and Cynthia Consalvo • honor student as a psychology major at Delaware with a minor in Spanish • plans to become a specialized child therapist • wore pink and blue sunglasses for every race in high school and wore two left footed shoes for good luck • lists high school crew coach as biggest influence • enjoys dancing in her spare time as well as cooking and baking, going to the beach, and oil painting • worked at an ice cream store as a cashier during the summer.