Andrew Milliron

Andrew  Milliron

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charles Town, W.V.

High School:
Jefferson

Height:
6-2

Event:
3000m Steeplechase

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000


Personal-Best Marks – 3000m Steeplechase: 8:58.90

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Debuted on the Academy’s all-time standings in the 3000-meter steeplechase...qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in that event...all-conference honoree...clocked a career-best time of 8:58.90 to win the Beach Invitational...that is the seventh-fastest time in program history...earned runner-up honors in that event at the Jerry Quiller Classic and Drake Relays...captured all-conference honors after finishing third at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (9:07.54, adjusted for altitude)...finished within the top half of the field at the NCAA West Preliminary (22nd, 9:12.54)...academic all-conference selection.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Scored for Air Force in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (fifth, 9:15.63)...clocked a career-best time of 9:08.52 to finish 10th in that event at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival...that was the fourth-fastest time in the conference during the 2016 season...participated in the mile during two indoor meets...clocked a career-best time of 4:15.45 (adjusted for altitude) to finish fourth at the Air Force Team Challenge...competed in the 3000-meter run at the Tyson Invitational, finishing sixth with a personal-best time of 8:29.56.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Competed in four events...ranked fifth on the team in the mile, clocking a personal-best time of 4:16.17 (adjusted for altitude and track size) during a fifth-place finish at the Adams State Qualifier...also finished within the top-five at the Air Force Collegiate Open (second, 4:30.47a) and Air Force Invitational (fourth, 4:20.89a)...participated in the 3000-meter run at the Air Force Team Challenge (8:57.94a)...competed in the 3000-meter steeplechase three times...registered a career-best time of 9:39.28 at the Bryan Clay Invitational...earned a fifth-place finish at the Rock Chalk Classic (9:45.11)...also ran the 1500-meter event twice, posting a personal-best time of 4:02.86a at the Jerry Quiller Classic.

MAJOR CROSS COUNTRY HIGHLIGHTS: Earned Mountain West Runner of the Week honors in 2015 after finishing 10th out of 233 runners at the Jay Dirksen/Woody Greeno Invitational...led Air Force to the team title at that meet in 2016 after finishing second amongst Division I runners and 11th in the overall field of 219...member of the five-man scoring lineup that finished third at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational in 2017.

HIGH SCHOOL: Jefferson High School...claimed 12 all-state selections (three in cross country, nine in track)...competed on the track team that won four straight state titles...also ran on the cross country team that captured a state championship...won the High Point Award at the state championships as a senior...won the 1600- and 3200-meter titles at the 2014 West Virginia state meet...member of the National Honor Society and the French National Honor Society...named to the Honor Roll...played drums in the marching band...Eagle Scout.

PERSONAL: Full name is Andrew Morgan Milliron...nickname is “Tweedle”...son of Todd and Jacquelyn Milliron...is an only child...majoring in geospatial science...future plans include becoming a pilot or working in space command...has served as IT NCO, Element Leader, Character Officer, Evasion Cadre and M9 instructor...named to the Commandant’s List, Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s List...hobbies include FaceTiming Lil Megs, spending hours searching for parts for his Jeep and catching up on Netflix TV shows...would like to state that “if someone asks me, when it comes to food, is it quantity or quality, the answer will be quantity 10 times out of 10”...born in Mansfield, Ohio...grandfather served in the Air Force, while a couple great-grandfathers served in the Navy and Marines...had one uncle that ran for Ohio State...worked as cadre during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also took leave and completed the Powered Flight course...would like to “thank my family and friends for helping me get to where I am now”...member of Cadet Squadron 37.

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