Becca Bauman
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    Becca Bauman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Post Falls, Idaho

    High School:
    Post Falls

    Height:
    5-10

    Event:
    Discus, Hammer

    JUNIOR YEAR | 2012-13: Recorded the fourth-best weight throw distance in Academy history...tossed a career-best 55'5¾" in a winning effort at the Joe Davis Collegiate Open...also competed in the shot put during the indoor season, tossing a career-best 40'3¼" at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic...competed in the discus throw and hammer throw during the outdoor season...moved into seventh on the program's all-time list in the hammer throw...recorded a distance of 167'7" in a winning performance at the Air Force Twilight Open...also won the discus throw (142'3") at that meet...swept the discus (141'10") and hammer (162'7") titles at the Air Force Triangular...led the team in the discus throw, recording a toss of 146'5" at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...earned "Standout" distinction from the team on four occasions.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2011-12: Recorded the fifth-best weight throw distance in Academy history...tossed a career-best 53'1" at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...posted season-best sixth-place finishes at the Robert Shine Invitational (51'11¼"), the Air Force Invitational (52'7¼") and the Air Force All-Comers Meet (47'10")...also competed in the indoor shot put during five meets...posted a personal-best 38'7¾" at the Robert Shine Invitational...moved to ninth on the Academy's all-time list in the hammer throw...posted a career-best distance of 162'0" at the MW Outdoor Championships...finished fourth in that event at the Air Force Relays (158'6")...recorded a career-best 143'4" to finish fifth at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...claimed a pair of fourth-place finishes in that event...participated in the shot put at the Arizona State Invitational (36'10½").

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2010-11: Recorded the 10th-best hammer throw distance in Academy history...tossed a distance of 151'4" at the Front Range Classic to finish eighth...recorded that same placement in the hammer during three other meets...also competed in the shot put and discus throw during the outdoor season...recorded a career-best outdoor shot mark of 37'5" at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...tossed a season-best 137'11" in the discus throw at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational...placed fifth at that meet...threw a season-best 35'10¾" in the shot put at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...recorded a personal-best 45'7¼" in the weight throw at the Air Force Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Post Falls High School...Idaho 5A state champion in the discus throw...runner-up in the shot put at that meet...earned MVP award...also named Most Improved for Track...also received the Most Improved awards for basketball and volleyball...served as captain of the volleyball team...received the Best Teammate award in basketball...earned the Idaho Top Scholar award...Junior Miss...ASB representative...Key Club member.

    PERSONAL: Full first name is Rebecca, but goes by Becca...daughter of William and Laura Bauman...has one younger brother, Petey...majoring in mechanical engineering...future plans include becoming a developmental engineer...served as Flight Commander...has also served as B-Flight NCO...hobbies include hiking...has family that has served in the military...completed Powered Flight over the summer...also served as Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) Commander...member of Cadet Squadron 28.

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