Conner Wilburn

Conner  Wilburn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
The Classical Academy

Height:
5-11

Event:
1500m


Personal-Best Marks -- 800m: 1:53.75a | 1500m: 3:53.93a | Mile: 4:13.88a

JUNIOR YEAR | 2016-17: Competed in the mile during three indoor meets...won the Air Force Collegiate Open with a career-best time of 4:13.88 (adjusted for altitude)...earned runner-up honors at the Tyson Invitational (4:14.61)...ran the 800-meter run during three outdoor meets...posted a career-best time of 1:53.75a at the Jack Christiansen Invitational.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Competed in the mile during four indoor meets...posted a career-best time of 4:14.69 (adjusted for altitude and track size) to finish third at the Adams State Qualifier...added a top-three finish in that event at the Air Force Open (second, 4:27.91a)...raced the 1500-meter distance three times during the outdoor season...clocked a personal-best 3:53.93a to finish fourth at the Air Force Twilight Open.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Competed in the mile three times...clocked a career-best time of 4:18.44 (adjusted for altitude and track size) to finish sixth at the Adams State Qualifier... did not compete during the outdoor season.

HIGH SCHOOL: The Classical Academy...three-time medalist at the Colorado Cross Country Championships...also claimed eight medals at the state track and field meet...total includes one state championship (3200-meter run) and five second-place finishes...11-time state qualifier in track (four times in the 3200-meter run, three times in the 1600-meter run, twice in the 800-meter run and twice as a member of the 4x800-meter relay)...three-time state qualifier in cross country...two-time all-league selection in track...also claimed two all-league selections in cross country, including the Runner of the Year...received the school's Most Valuable Runner award four times...named to the Nike Southwest XC Regional Team on two occasions (All-Freshman Team, All-Sophomore Team)...earned eight total letters...also earned a varsity letter in basketball...received the team's Most Inspirational Player Award...lettered four times in academics...five-time academic all-state selection.

PERSONAL: Full name is Conner Nathaniel Wilburn...nickname is "Django"...son of Derrick and Renee Wilburn...has one younger sister and one younger brother...majoring in management...future plans include becoming a pilot...named to the Athletic Director's List...serving as squadron's security, safety and anti-terrorism EXPERT!...hobbies include not swimming, hosting a trash-talking podcast with Zac Petrie and motivating Andrew "Tweedle" Milliron to succeed at levels he didn't think possible...taught "youngsters how to survive in the wild" by working Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also flew planes, flew roller coasters and dunked on LeBron...would like to add that "this season is dedicated to the late, great DJ Johnson"...member of Cadet Squadron 02.

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