Grant Caswell
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    Grant Caswell

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Englewood, Colo.

    High School:
    Cherry Creek

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    800m | 1500m

    07/09/2014

    Over 40 Falcons Earn MW Academic Honors

    The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.

    06/21/2013

    Program-Record 43 Named to Academic All-MW List

    A total of 30 men and 13 women comprised 43 of the Academy's 65 academic all-conference selections.

    01/12/2013

    Falcons Conclude Action at All-Comers Meet

    Joey Uhle won the pole vault with the seventh-best clearance in Academy history.

    01/09/2013

    Falcons Set to Host Annual All-Comers Meet

    The meet will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadet Field House.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the 800-meter run during four indoor competitions...clocked a career-best time of 1:54.70 to finish seventh at the Iowa State Classic...competed in the mile run (4:22.17, adjusted for altitude) at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...ran the1000-meter run (career-best 2:36.45) to finish fourth at the Air Force Holiday Open...missed the majority of the outdoor season with a hip injury...competed in the 800-meter run during two meets...clocked a season-best time of 1:56.74 at the Jim Click Shootout (10th)...academic all-conference selection.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Ran the anchor leg of the 4x800-meter relay that clocked the second-fastest time in Academy history (7:35.07) at the Drake Relays...recorded a career-best 800-meter time of 1:52.20 during anchor run...competed in that distance during six meets (three indoor, three outdoor)...won the Air Force Twilight Invitational during the outdoor season...clocked an indoor-best 800-meter time of 1:54.89a at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic...was the runner-up at the Air Force Team Challenge...ran the 1000-meter run in collegiate debut at the Air Force Holiday Open (2:37.92)...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Cherry Creek High School...served as the team captain for both the cross country and track teams during the 2011-12 academic year...earned all-conference and all-league honors in cross country as a senior...all-state selection in track as a member of the 4x800-meter relay team...also lettered two years in hockey...2011 Hobey Baker Award recipient...graduated with a 4.42 GPA...Chinese Honor Society officer and member.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Grant Thomas Caswell...nickname is "Ulysses"...son of Chuck and Diana Caswell...has one younger brother, Austin...majoring in computer science...earning a minor in Chinese...future plans include becoming an intelligence officer...served as Standardization/Evaluation Officer...received the Dean's Pin...also named to the Athletic Director's List...hobbies include discovering his storied lineage on ancestry.com, playing with his dogs, shopping on tandem Segway with friends, hanging out with family and acting in Civil War reenactments...favorite movie is National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets...raised a guide dog to assist the blind...traveled to China over the summer as a part of the Cadet Summer Language Immersion Program...also completed Operation Air Force at McChord AFB, Wash., and served as an LRC cadre...also "discovered the joys of disco"...member of Cadet Squadron 40.

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