The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.
A total of 30 men and 13 women comprised 43 of the Academy's 65 academic all-conference selections.
Paige Blackburn, Katie Carroll and Kimber Shealy claimed their fourth straight academic all-MW honors.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011-12: Competed in both hurdle events during the outdoor season...clocked a career-best time of 15.44 in the 110-meter hurdles at the Western State Invitational...posted a personal-best 400-meter hurdles time of 58.26 at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...ran on the 4x200-meter relay (1:30.78), 4x400-meter hurdle relay (3:58.73) and shuttle hurdle relay (1:02.85) teams that placed second at the Air Force Relays...competed in the 60-meter hurdles once during the indoor season...clocked a time of 37.56 at the Air Force Blue-Silver Open...also competed in the 200-meter dash (23.48, Air Force All-Comers Meet) and 300-meter dash (37.56, Air Force Blue-Silver Open) during the indoor season...academic all-conference selection.
HIGH SCHOOL: Cibola High School...three-year letterman for the track team...all-city hurdler...ran the second-fastest 300-meter hurdles time in the 5A Division...member of the 1600-meter relay team that won the 5A state championship...finished third in the state championship meet in the 110-meter hurdles...also played football...two-year letterwinner.
PERSONAL: Son of Herman and Aretha Mitchell...has one sister, Cydney, and three brothers - Brandon, Adam and Drew...majoring in International History, with a Middle Eastern focus...future plans include becoming a pilot or working in the Office of Special Investigations...served as the NCO of International Programs...named to the Dean's List and the Athletic Director's List...hobbies include travelling, working out and reading...went on Immersion trip to Israel over the summer...also served as a Safety Medical Officer during Basic Cadet Training...attended the Academy's Prep School...has a personal goal to climb all of the Colorado 14ers...member of Cadet Squadron 19.