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.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the 3000-meter run at seven meets (four indoor, three outdoor)...recorded a career-best indoor time of 8:38.51 (adjusted for altitude) during a runner-up finish at the Air Force Collegiate Open...won that event at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...clocked an outdoor-best time of 8:52.48a to finish second at the Air Force Twilight Open...also competed in the mile during one indoor meet (4:30.15a, Air Force Team Challenge)...debuted in the 10,000-meter run outdoors, clocking 31:27.45 at the Drake Relays...academic all-conference selection.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Competed in four distances during nine competitions...ran the mile twice during the indoor season, recording a career-best time of 4:28.21 (adjusted for altitude) at the Air Force Team Challenge...also competed in the 3000-meter run indoors, clocking a personal-time of 9:11.83a at the Air Force Invitational...finished fifth in the 5000-meter run during the outdoor season with a personal-best time of 15:42.33a at the Air Force Relays...added a career-best time of 4:11.38a in the 1500-meter run at the Jerry Quiller Classic...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Kingwood High School...served as team captain...received the Coaches' Award...member of the National Honor Society...served as treasurer...vice-president of the Key Club...named to the Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Full name is Daniel Garrett Shellhouse...nickname is "Franklin"...son of Glenn and Natalie Shellhouse...father was a captain in the Air Force...has one older brother, Grant...majoring in humanities...future plans include becoming a "pilot scientist, flying all the latest scientific flying machines"...served as Group Safety NCO and as the junior cadet-in-charge of intercollegiate cross country during the first session of Basic Cadet Training...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...has also won Mitch's three or four times over the past two years ("even though it doesn't seem like it's a lot, most people haven't done it at all")...hobbies include badminton, kite flying, cloud watching, amateur handwriting analysis and conducting scientific experiments...favorite quote is by Demetri Martin: 'the problem with my balloon collection is that people always think there's a party - settle down - it's not a party - it's just balloons'...spent the summer doing science, visiting beaches, playing catch, grilling and King Chef...member of Cadet Squadron 29.