Four members of the Air Force track and field team were named to the 2014 USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team on July 22. The list of Air Force honorees includes Kobi Rex, who earned his third appearance in as many years, and three first-time honorees - Elliot Myers, Grant Hamilton and Matt Dorsey.
he Air Force track and field team placed 41 athletes on the Mountain West academic all-conference team, the league office announced on July 7. The men accounted for 26 of the Academy's 69 total honorees, while the women added 15 selections.
Junior Rebecca Esselstein and senior Josh Nielsen were named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team for Track and Field and Cross Country, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced today (June 26). Both Falcons were honored with second-team Academic All-America distinction.
Air Force cross country head coach Juli Benson has announced her retirement from collegiate coaching, due to family reasons. Benson, who also oversaw the middle distance and distance runners as an assistant coach with the Falcons' track and field team, has been instrumental in the squad's success over the last six seasons.
Following her 14th-place finish in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend, Air Force senior Annette Eichenberger was awarded second-team All-America status by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association today (June 16).