Blanco returns to swim freestyle and butterfly events for Hancock. She posted two top-eight finishes in butterfly events during the Western State Conference Championships as a freshman. Blanco also played two seasons for Hancock’s women’s water polo team. She finished with 48 career goals, 36 assists and 68 steals. She was an all-league water polo player at Lompoc High School. She is a viticulture and enology major.