Blue Kearney
    blank
    Blue Kearney

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lakewood, Wash.

    High School:
    Lakes

    Height:
    5-11

    Event:
    Long Jump | Triple Jump

    05/19/2014

    Ten Falcons Earn All-Conference Honors

    Eight men and two women earned all-MW honors, following top-three finishes at the conference meet.

    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.

    JUNIOR YEAR | 2013-14: Set the Academy record in the outdoor long jump...also recorded the program's fifth-best indoor distance...participant at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (West Preliminary)...two-time all-conference honoree...recorded an career-best outdoor distance of 24'7¾" at the Jim Click Shootout to break the program's 11-year-old record in that event...that mark is also a new Junior Class Record...finished third in that event at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships (24'5¾")...also scored for the Falcons in the triple jump (career-best 47'11¾") and as a member of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished fifth (40.97) at the conference meet...won the long jump at the Air Force Relays, Jim Click Shootout and Air Force Twilight Open...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award three times during the outdoor season...earned all-conference honors in the long jump at the MW Indoor Championships after placing third with a career-best mark of 24'2¼"...that distance is ranked fifth on the program's all-time list...competed in the long jump two other times during the indoor season, winning both meets...competed in the triple jump at that conference meet, posting a personal-best distance of 46'4¼".

    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...member of Cadet Squadron 09.

    Inside Track & Field