Conner Wilburn

Conner  Wilburn

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
The Classical Academy

Height:
5-11

Event:
800m | 1500m


Personal-Best Times
1500m: 3:53.93a | Mile: 4:14.69a

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 at the 1500-meter distance three times during the outdoor season...clocked a personal-best time of 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 two younger siblings...majoring in management...future plans include working in acquisitions...served as Element Leader and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection NCO...named to the Athletic Director’s List...hobbies include trash talking, commentating on Coach Cole’s shoe game, giving free “ball is life” clinics, giving above average garage haircuts, and not swimming...would like to add “yes, haters, I finally passed swimming”...taught “youngsters how to survive in the wild” over the summer, by working Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET)...also “became an aerospace engineer with Tweedle and ate way too much”...member of Cadet Squadron 02.

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