The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.
Joey Uhle won the pole vault with the seventh-best clearance in Academy history.
The meet will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadet Field House.
JUNIOR YEAR | 2014-15: Competed in the triple jump during 15 meets...recorded a season-best mark of 39’6” at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...scored for the Falcons in that event after finishing sixth...won the triple jump at the Air Force Holiday Open (38’6”), Air Force Team Challenge (38’7½”) and Adams State Qualifier (37’1”)...added an additional top-five finish at the Air Force Collegiate Open (fourth, 38’2¼”)...competed in the long jump twice during the indoor season...recorded a season-best distance of 17’0½” at the Air Force Holiday Open...earned the team’s Field Athlete of the Week award following Air Force’s Collegiate Open and Team Challenge...registered a season-best outdoor distance of 38’2¼” at the Bryan Clay Invitational and again at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...earned top-three finishes at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (third) and at the Air Force Twilight Open (second, 36’11½”)...tied for fifth at the Rock Chalk Classic after posting a wind-aided mark of 38’9¾”(+5.1)...academic all-conference selection.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the triple jump during 16 meets...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, after clearing a season-best 39'2¼" to finish eighth...was the runner-up in that event at the Air Force Holiday Open (37'11¼")...added top-five finishes at the Air Force Invitational (third), Air Force All-Comers Meet (fourth), Air Force Team Challenge (fifth) and Air Force Collegiate Open (fifth)...competed in the long jump once during the indoor season, recording a distance of 16'7¾" at the Air Force Indoor Team Challenge...recorded a season-best outdoor distance of 38'2" to finish fifth at the Ward Haylett Invitational...won the triple jump at the Air Force Twilight Open with a wind-aided mark of 38'0"...added a pair of runner-up finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (37'10¾") and Jim Click Shootout (wind-aided 39'1")...added top-four finishes at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (third) and Air Force Relays (fourth)...participated in the long just at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, recording a wind-aided distance of 16'8½"...academic all-conference selection.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Earned the team’s Newcomer of the Year award...recorded the second-best indoor triple jump distance in Academy history, as well as the fourth-best outdoor durance...recorded a career-best indoor mark of 39'7¼" during a fifth-place performance at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...earned runner-up finishes during the indoor season at the Air Force Holiday Open (38'2¼") and Air Force All-Comers Meet (37'6")...competed in the long jump during four indoor meets, recording a career-best mark of 17'6" at the Air Force Invitational...earned a career-best outdoor triple jump distance of 39'4½" at the Beach Invitational...competed in the long jump once outdoors, collecting a distance of 16'2½" at the Air Force Triangular...also ran on several relays for the Falcons during the outdoor season...earned "Standout" distinction from the team on three occasions.
HIGH SCHOOL: Trinity Christian Academy…four-year member of the varsity track and field team…competed in the triple jump and 300-meter hurdles at the state championship meet all four years…also played volleyball for four years, including three as a member of the varsity team…member of the basketball team as a freshman…earned academic all-state honors by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools…served as class president as a freshman…served as vice-president during junior and senior years…member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Angelea Louise Ross…nickname is "Lea"…daughter of Bobby and Brietta Ross…both parents are retired from the Army (father, active duty; mother, reserve)…has one older sister, Jarietta, who is a second lieutenant in the Army…Jarietta is a 2012 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and former member of the Black Knights’ track and field team (long jump, triple jump)…majoring in systems engineering, with a depth in human factors...future plans include becoming an acquisitions officer...served as Charlie Flight Squadron during the 2015 fall semester...named to the Superintendent’s List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance (Fall 2014)...also named to the Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s List…became a member of the PFT "500 Club" on first try of freshman year...repeated the distinction as a sophomore and junior...received jump wings in the summer of 2013 after completing five solo skydive jumps...attended the Academy’s Prep School…rewarded as the female with the highest PFT score for the Class of 2012…hobbies include hanging out with friends…participated in competitive gymnastics for 10 years (3-13)…reached Level 9 before deciding to try other sports in high school...worked Summer Seminars during one summer session, serving as an Element Leader for high school students that stayed at the Academy...also worked BCT, serving as Flight Commander for the incoming Class of 2019…member of Cadet Squadron 02.