After winning the pole vault with the nation's best clearance, Air Force junior Dylan Bell (Alvarado, Texas) was named the Mountain West Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday, Dec. 16. It is the third such honor for Bell, as he also received the weekly MW award as a freshman and as a sophomore.
After breaking his own Academy record in the shot put during last week's season-opening meet, junior Grant Hamilton was named the Air Force Athlete of the Week on Monday, Dec. 15. This is the second such award for the Idabel, Okla., native.
Highlighted by three Academy records, five additional top-10 incursions, two 18-foot pole vault clearances and 11 first-place finishes, the Air Force track and field team kicked off the 2014-15 season this evening (Dec. 12) at the annual Air Force Holiday Open.
The Air Force track and field team has released the start lists for the Air Force Holiday Open, which will take place tomorrow (Dec. 12) at the Academy's Cadet Field House. The Falcons' season-opening meet will feature athletes from several collegiate programs, as well as numerous unattached competitors.
The Air Force track and field team kicks off the 2014-15 season this week, when it hosts the fourth-annual Air Force Holiday Open on Friday, Dec. 12, at the Cadet Field House Indoor Track. The non-scoring meet, which is free to the public, is slated to begin at 2:00 p.m., with the women's weight throw.