Todd Blanchfield

Todd Blanchfield
No. 12 - Sydney Kings
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born(1991-07-11) 11 July 1991 (age 26)
Mackay, Queensland
Listed height200 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Listed weight94 kg (207 lb)
Career information
High schoolMackay State (Mackay, Queensland)
Playing career2007-present
Career history
2007Mackay Meteors
2008Australian Institute of Sport
2009-2010Mackay Meteors
2009-2015Townsville Crocodiles
2011-2013Townsville Heat
2014Mackay Meteors
2015Southland Sharks
2015-2017Melbourne United
2017Townsville Heat
2017-presentSydney Kings
Career highlights and awards
  • NZNBL champion (2015)
  • NZNBL All-Star Five (2015)
  • All-NBL Second Team (2015)
  • NBL Most Improved Player (2015)
  • 3ח QBL All-League Team (2011, 2012, 2014)
  • 3ח QBL U23 Youth Player of the Year (2009, 2011, 2012)


‹ The template Infobox golf ball biography has been considered for merging. › Todd Blanchfield (given birth to 11 July 1991) can be an Australian professional golf ball participant for the Sydney Kings from the Country wide Golf ball League (NBL). The 200 cm swingman rose in the rates of Mackay golf ball before going to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and representing Australia in international competition.

Early life and career

Given birth to and raised in Mackay, Blanchfield attended Mackay Condition SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL where he previously achievement with schoolboys golf ball, getting selected in his initial state group when he is at Calendar year 7 and was element of Mackay consultant groups from under 12s. In 2007, Blanchfield performed his first period using the QBL's Mackay Meteors and was a very important area of the group, despite being simply 15 years of age.In January 2008, Blanchfield's career begun to flourish as he travelled to NEW YORK with an Australian schoolboys tour, and attended an AIS development camp for the under 19 Australian Emus squad. He produced the ultimate Emus squad and travelled to Germany in March 2008 for the Albert Schweitzer Competition, going to help the group defeat america to state bronze. Following tournament, he began playing in the SEABL for the AIS, and in 12 total video games, he averaged five factors and two rebounds per video game. He afterwards re-joined the Emus for the 2008 William Jones Glass, where the group once again captured bronze.Blanchfield returned towards the Mackay Meteors for this year's 2009 QBL period and was spectacular in saving averages of 20.7 factors, 7.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 19 video games, and earning the QBL U23 Youth Participant of the entire year award. He eventually gained himself a advancement player i'm all over this the Townsville Crocodiles, putting your signature on a 12-month agreement with the group in July 2009.

Professional career

Townsville Crocodiles (2009–2015)

While he played sparingly in his first period using the Townsville Crocodiles, Blanchfield did present signals of potential when he got the opportunity, finishing the growing season with averages of just one 1.1 factors and 0.7 rebounds in 10 video games. Following Crocodiles' semi-final reduction towards the Wollongong Hawks, Blanchfield re-joined the Mackay Meteors for the 2010 QBL period, where in 21 video games, he averaged 18.7 factors, 6.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.Blanchfield was rewarded on 3 June 2010 using a three-year agreement offer in the Crocodiles, signing using the membership being a full-time participant and realising a lifelong ambition. In his initial full season using the Crocs, Blanchfield averaged 2.6 factors and 1.5 rebounds in 27 games. His full-time dedication towards the Crocodiles coincided along with his proceed to the Townsville High temperature for the 2011 QBL period to become nearer to the membership and coaches through the NBL off-season. He was regarded the Heat's most constant participant by head trainer Liam Flynn and it had been noticeable in his creation, finishing the growing season with averages of 18.4 factors, 4.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 18 video games, and was named in the QBL All-League group.After an excellent season in the QBL and having gotten even more stronger and mature, Blanchfield had an extremely productive season for the Crocs in 2011–12 playing a back-up role for starting small forward Elvin Mims. In 31 video games, he averaged 7.2 factors and 3.3 rebounds per video game. On 3 Might 2012, he agreed upon a two-year agreement extension using the membership, keeping him under agreement before end from the 2014–15 period. Playing for the Townsville High temperature in 2012, he gained QBL All-League group honours for another straight calendar year after averaging 19.7 factors, 7.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 13 video games.Blanchfield finally damaged the starting little forward place in 2012–13 and subsequently established career-highs in factors, rebounds and field objective percentage. Townsville began the growing season at 0–10 before defeating the Adelaide 36ers on 30 November because of their first earn of the growing season and Blanchfield's play was really the only shiny spark for the Crocs during this time period, as he have scored double statistics in 14 of his initial 22 video games. However, a past due season slump noticed him score dual digits only once in his last six video games. On the growing season, he averaged 9.4 factors and 4.2 rebounds in 28 video games. He returned once more towards the Townsville High temperature following NBL period, and in 13 video games through the 2013 QBL period, he averaged 17.0 factors, 8.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.Using the decline of Crocs star Peter Crawford, Blanchfield's function increased once more in 2013–14 as he scored a then career-high 23 factors against the brand new Zealand Breakers on 18 October. Whilst the Crocs remained in playoff contention through the initial half of the growing season, a mid-season slump noticed them drop from the best four competition. Blanchfield once more set up career-highs in factors (11.0), rebounds (5.3) and helps (1.5). On 31 January 2014, the announcement of Blanchfield's go back to Mackay for the 2014 QBL period was a pleasant someone to the membership and supporters. Playing for his hometown group once again, Blanchfield dominated your competition, leading his group towards the Grand Last and gaining all-league honours for the third period. In 18 video games, he averaged 19.3 points, 8.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.1 steals per video game.Blanchfield improved once more in 2014–15 seeing that his proceed to an off-guard placement allowed him to transport and control the ball more regularly on offence. Using the departure of both Josh Speed and Peter Crawford, Blanchfield was the primary wing concentrate for the Crocodiles and it demonstrated along with his stellar period averages of 14.6 factors and six rebounds per video game, while taking at 44.8% in the field and 34.6% from beyond the arc. He was called Player from the Week double during the period, double have scored a career-high 27 factors, was honored the NBL's Many Improved Participant, and gained All-NBL second group honours.

Southland Sharks (2015)

On 9 January 2015, Blanchfield signed using the Southland Sharks as an import for the 2015 New Zealand NBL period. He produced his debut for the Sharks in the team's period opener against the Manawatu Jets on 1 Apr and documented a game-high 28 factors and a team-high 9 rebounds within a 100–74 earn. On 26 Might, he was called Player from the Week for Circular 8 after credit scoring 13 factors against Manawatu on 22 Might and a season-high 37 factors against Taranaki on 23 Might. On 5 July, the Sharks defeated the Wellington Saints in the grand last with a hardcore 72–68 earn. After scoring simply six points within their semi-final make an impression on the Super Town Rangers your day before, Blanchfield led his group to victory within the Saints using a game-high 23 factors and 14 rebounds to state his first tournament. In 20 video games for Southland, he averaged 21.1 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.3 steals per video game, and earned All-Star Five honours.

Melbourne United (2015–2017)

On 22 Might 2015, Blanchfield signed a two-year cope with Melbourne United. In his debut for United on 9 Oct 2015 in the team's time of year opener, Blanchfield obtained a career-high 29 factors inside a 99–84 make an impression on his former group, the Townsville Crocodiles. He also strike a career-high seven three-pointers to earn Participant of the overall game honours. In United's next video game on 11 Oct, he documented 15 factors and 15 rebounds inside a 93–81 make an impression on the Illawarra Hawks. He helped United begin the season having a 9–0 record, and averaged 12.3 points per video game over that stretch out. However, United dropped to 11–5 pursuing their league-best begin, and with this came a decrease in Blanchfield's creation. More than their seven-game extend of heading 2–5, Blanchfield averaged only 7.1 points per video game. He continued to greatly help United earn the small premiership after completing the regular time of year in first put on the ladder with an 18–10 win/reduction record. However, within their semi-final series against the fourth-seeded New Zealand Breakers, United had been swept 2–0 to bow from the playoffs. Blanchfield made an appearance in every 30 video games for United in 2015–16, averaging 9.6 factors and 6.5 rebounds per video game.On 16 Oct 2016, in United's fourth video game from the 2016–17 time of year, Blanchfield strike eight three-pointers and scored 27 factors on 9-of-11 firing inside a 95–83 make an impression on the Illawarra Hawks, taking United's time of year tally to 2–2. He was eliminated for two video games having a groin damage on 4 November, but that timeline was later on risen to three weeks. On 17 Dec 2016, he previously 20 points inside a 100–90 reduction towards the Brisbane Bullets. Blanchfield experienced a subdued time of year in 2016–17, rating in double numbers just seven instances to complete with averages of 8.8 factors, 3.9 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 22 video games. United skipped the playoffs in Blanchfield's second time of year, finishing in 6th having a 13–15 record.

Sydney Kings (2017–present)

On 24 March 2017, Blanchfield signed a two-year cope with the Sydney Kings. On 26 Might 2017, he agreed upon using the Townsville High temperature being a short-term damage alternative to Jamell Anderson. He made an appearance in three video games for heat before parting with them pursuing Anderson's return.

National team career

In July 2012, Blanchfield was called in the 2012 Australian Stanković Glass squad that continued to complete in second place.In June 2013, Blanchfield was called in the Australian squad for the 2013 Stanković Cup and World University Games. Australia continued to win silver and gold respectively.