2014 UCCS Softball Roster > Christina Blanton

Christina Blanton

HometownAurora, Colo.
Prev. SchoolCherokee Trail HS


Batting Statistics
Season     AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD% 
2011      .252  48-48   143  22  36   7   0   9  32   70  .490  14   1  28   1  .315   4   0   4-6     46  69   9  .927
2010      .286  48-48   154  22  44   7   1  12  41   89  .578   9   2  32   2  .331   1   0   6-7     53  61   9  .927
2009      .323  42-42   130  20  42   9   0  11  37   84  .646   8   0  28   0  .362   0   1   0-0     45  79  11  .919

Pitching Statistics
Season    ERA   W-L   APP  GS  CG SHO/CBO SV    IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR   AB B/Avg   WP HBP  BK  SFA SHA

Fielding Statistics
Season      C   PO   A   E   FLD%  DPs  SBA CSB   SBA%   PB  CI
2011      124   46  69   9   .927    4    0   0    ---    0   0
2010      123   53  61   9   .927    2    0   0    ---    0   0
2009      135   45  79  11   .919    3    0   0    ---    0   0


2009-10: Career top 5 in homeruns (eighth with 32) and RBI's (14th with 78) ... season top 15 in homeruns (ninth with 12) ... started all 48 games ... tied for team lead in RBI's (41) ... second on team in homeruns (12), doubles (7), and total bases (89) ... had one of the team's two triples ... batted .300 with the bases loaded and .310 with runners in scoring position ... second on the team with 11 multiple RBI performances ... had eight RBI's on two homeruns and five hits the first three games of the season ... had four RBI's on four different occasions 2008-09: Scored 20 runs, had 42 hits,37 RBI's, and 11 homeruns ... had a batting average of .323 ... had three RBI's on five different oaccasions ... had three hits against Colorado Mines on March 11, 2009 ... scored 3 runs and had 3 hits against Fort Lewis on March 1, 2009 ... set UCCS Freshman record for Homeruns 2009 Fall Season: Led the team in doubles(11), hits(29), and batting average(.468) ... scored 20 runs, had 19 RBI's, and had an OBP of .484

Pre UCCS Notes:

Named first-team 4A all-State in 2007 ... all-Colorado selection at catcher 2008 ... named first-team all-Skyline Conference in 2007 ... Colorado Coaches 4A all-State selection ... Colorado High School Coaches Association all-Colorado selection ... hit .488 with 51 RBIs (Cherokee Trail record), 40 hits, 27 runs, 12 homeruns (Cherokee Trail record), nine doubles, four triples and named FSN MVP, Fox MVP during senior year ... posted a career-high eight RBIs and two triples against Adams City Sept. 5, 2007 ... led Cherokee Trail HS to three Skyline league championships ... also competed in basketball

Personal Notes:

Majoring in Sports Conditioning and Wellness training ... enjoys being with friends, watching movies and working out ... has one brother, Tyler ... parents are Steve and Cindy Blanton

Stories featuring Christina Blanton

April 22, 2012UCCS Wins Weekend Series with CCUThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs capped their 2012 season with a split against the Colorado Christian University Cougars at Mountain Lion Field Sunday afternoon.
February 28, 2012Softball Team Produces Early Wins, National Statistical LeadersAlthough the softball season is only a few weeks old, UCCS’ hot start to the season has produced national leaders in various statistical categories. As of Sunday, February 26th, the national leaders (Top 50 within Division II) were posted with all major statistical categories by the NCAA and included a handful of Mountain Lions:
April 22, 2011Hathaway's Two Homers Help UCCS Split with Adams StateAmanda Hathaway hit two home runs , the first of which proved to be the game winner in the opener, as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its Friday doubleheader against the Adams State Grizzlies at Mountain Lion Field. UCCS won the first game 4-3 and Adams State took the second 8-5.
April 16, 2011Blanton's Three-Run Shot, Brilliant Pitching Allows UCCS to Split with Chadron StateChristina Blanton’s three-run homer gave the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 4-2 victory in Saturday’s second game and allowed the Mountain Lions to split their doubleheader against the Chadron State Eagles.
April 9, 2011Blanton, Belsterling Lead UCCS to Sweep of New Mexico HighlandsChristina Blanton hit a grand slam in the opener and Jessica Belsterling drove in five runs in the second game as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept its doubleheader against the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls during Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference pod play Saturday at Mountain Lion Field.
February 13, 2011Mountain Lions Swept by No. 9 Nebraska-OmahaChristina Blanton and Caitlyn Connelly each hit sacrifice flies to drive home the only University of Colorado at Colorado Springs runs of the day as the Mountain Lions were swept in Sunday's doubleheader by the No. 9-ranked Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks at Mountain Lion Field.
April 8, 2010Blanton's Blast, Strong Pitching Gives UCCS Split at Colorado School of MinesChristina Blanton's two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 2-1 victory in Thursday's opener and gave the Mountain Lions a doubleheader split against the Colorado School of mines Orediggers at CSM Softball Field.
March 28, 2010Blanton's Walk-Off Homer Sparks UCCS to Doubleheader Sweep of ThunderwolvesChristina Blanton wants to be the next great University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hitter. She took a big step in creating her own legend Sunday.
February 14, 2010Blanton's Slam Provides Only Highlight as Mountain Lions Drop Two at TournamentChristina Blanton's grand slam provided the only highlight as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten twice Saturday at the Desert Stinger Tournament at Majestic Park.
February 12, 2010Blanton's Blast Carries Mountain Lions to Season-Opening Win at Vegas TourneyChristina Blanton went 3-for-4 with four RBIs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs opened its 2010 softball season with a 12-4 win over the University of Mary Marauders Friday afternoon at Majestic Park.
April 26, 2009Mountain Lions End Season with Split, Anastos on Pace for Home Run RecordJessika Anastos, the NCAA Division II national leader for home runs, hit two more on the final day of the season as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its doubleheader against the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Sunday at Mountain Lion Field.
April 25, 2009Mountain Lions Playoff Hopes Take Hit After Being Swept by Nebraska-KearneyKirstie Hiatt pitched 10 strong innings to earn wins in both halves of a doubleheader sweep by the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday at Mountain Lion Field.
April 20, 2009Blanton Goes Deep Three Times to Lift Mountain Lions to Two Wins Over RegisChristina Blanton went 6-for-11 with three home runs and eight RBIs to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to two wins in a tripleheader against the Regis Rangers Monday at Regis Softball Field.
April 11, 2009Ballard Settles in to Lift Mountain Lions to Split Against Powerhouse Metro StateJessika Anastos, Christina Blanton and Sarah McCauley each drove in three runs and Shelby Ballard threw five solid innings as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs beat the No. 10-ranked Metro State Roadrunners 10-2 to salvage a split of Saturday's doubleheader.
March 11, 2009UCCS, Mines Exchange Comeback WinsJessika Anastos' two-run homer capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs beat the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers 7-6 in Wednesday's opener and went on the split the doubleheader.
February 22, 2009UCCS Splits Two Games on Final Day of Regional Crossover TournamentTasha Pagdilao and Christina Blanton each had three RBIs to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 10-8 victory over the St. Cloud State Huskies and a split of Sunday's two games on the final day of the 2009 RMAC/NSIC Softball Crossover Tournament.
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