Blake Hofmeister
Blake Hofmeister
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Laguna Beach, Calif.
High School: Laguna Beach

Yale PRs
8k 26:19.89

High School PRs
1600m 4:21.22
3200m 9:10.23

2010-2011: Had knee surgery that sat him out indoor and outdoor seasons … Ran 26:19.89 at Harvard-Yale during cross country.  
High School: All-State … CIF Runner-up … Most Valuable Athlete in cross country and track/field … Athlete of the Year (Orange Coast League) … Helped team to state championship.

Personal: Branford College … Extracurriculars included National Honors Society, Surfrider Club and Heifer International.

Why I chose Yale: “I chose Yale for its community environment that’s collaborative rather than competitive.”