Blue Kearney
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    Blue Kearney

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lakewood, Wash.

    High School:
    Lakes

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Long Jump, Triple Jump

    05/13/2013

    Air Force Claims 22 All-Conference Honors

    The 20 selections by the men's MW champions are the most in program history.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012-13: Became the Falcons' first all-conference honoree in the outdoor long jump since 2004 after placing second at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...recorded a wind-aided distance of 24'1" on final attempt to claim the runner-up placement...recorded a season-best, team-leading distance of 23'2½" to win the Air Force Triangular...also won that event at the Air Force Twilight Open (wind-aided distance of 22'7¾")...also competed in the triple jump during six meets...posted a team-leading, season-best mark of 46'1¼" at the Beach Invitational...competed at the Air Force Holiday Open during the indoor season...finished second in both the long jump (22'8 ½") and triple jump (44'8").

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011-12: Placed fifth in the long jump at the Mountain West Indoor Championships (23'3½")...recorded a career-best mark of 23'8" to win that event at the Robert Shine Invitational...also won the long jump at the Air Force Team Challenge (23'5½")...finished second among collegiate competitors at the Air Force All-Comers Meet (21'10¾")...recorded a career-best 46'2¼" in the triple jump at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...finished fifth at that meet...placed second among collegiate athletes at the Air Force Blue-Silver Open (45'9")...competed in the 60-meter dash twice, clocking a season-best time of 7.19 at the Air Force Invitational...competed in the long jump during four outdoor competitions...posted a team-leading mark of 23'3¼" to finish second at the Air Force Relays...also placed second at the Colorado Invitational (22'6½")...finished second in both triple jump appearances...recorded a personal-best distance of 46'4" at Colorado...also competed in the 100-meter dash once, clocking 11.45 at the Arizona State Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Lakes High School...served as captain of football team.

    PERSONAL: Full name is William Blue Kearney...goes by Blue...son of Karl and Jackie Kearney...has one older sister, Kayla...majoring in engineering...served as Element Leader...hobbies include basketball and skiing...participated in the Field Engineering Readiness Laboratory (FERL) over the summer...also served as the SAME camp leader and took an academic course (BS 310)...member of Cadet Squadron 09.

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