The Air Force track and field team wrapped up the second day of competition at the West Preliminary of the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday, May 29, in Austin, Texas. Two Falcons competed in the national semifinals of their respective field events, while one took part in a first-round event on the track at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
The final two members of the Air Force track and field team's Class of 2015 were commissioned as U.S. Air Force second lieutenants this afternoon (May 29), during a special graduation ceremony at The Capital Grille in Austin, Texas. Blue Kearney and Zach Perkins, who competed in the opening round of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field...
Air Force junior Hannah Everson broke her own Academy record in the 10,000-meter run to win the West Preliminary and punch her ticket to next month's national finals. Everson was one of eight Falcons to compete on the opening day of competition at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships (West Preliminary) in Austin, Texas.
Nineteen members of the Air Force track and field team's senior class crossed the stage at Falcon Stadium this morning (May 28) during the Academy's annual commencement ceremony. The individuals will represent the track and field program throughout the world during their initial assignments as second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force.
Air Force distance runner Rebecca Esselstein was named the top overall graduate for the Class of 2015, which honors excellence in academic, military and athletic performance. Esselstein, a Rhodes Scholar and recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, was also named the top cadet, academically, among the Academy's 840 graduates.