Algoma’s Kennedy Blahnik gave a verbal commitment to the Badgers on Saturday and will join the University of Wisconsin Track and Field team in the fall of 2014. Dean Blahnik said that the offer from Wisconsin was unofficially extended a couple of years ago….[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/dean1.mp3|titles=Dean Blahnik- Kennedy gives verbal to Wisconsin]Dean also said that Wisconsin officially offered Kennedy a scholarship when the Badgers football team played UTEP in September. Dean added that the family has been very proactive in posting video on YouTube, and that helped Kennedy get noticed even before her high school career began….[audio:http://www.wdor.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/dean2.mp3|titles=Dean Blahnik– Using video to get noticed]While Kennedy Blahnik is just a junior, she is a two time WIAA State Champion in both the Shot Put and Discus, and holds the Division 3 State Record in both events.