The 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior midfielder led the Sallies to a 17-1 record and their 10th straight Division I state championship this past season. Blackwell tallied 18 goals and eight assists, including a hat trick in Salesianum’s 7-0 win over Caesar Rodney High in the state final. The Delaware High School Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year, Blackwell was a two-time First Team All-State selection. He concluded his prep soccer career with 36 goals and 26 assists.
Blackwell has maintained a weighted 4.11 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play soccer on scholarship at the University of New Hampshire this fall.
Blackwell has volunteered locally at a center for the disabled, and he has donated his time to multiple community service initiatives through his school’s National Honor Society.