The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.
The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in six different events...recorded career-best distances in the discus (117'8" at the Jack Christiansen invitational) and javelin (169'1" at the Air Force Twilight Open) during the outdoor season...posted a personal-best long jump mark of 20'7¼" at the Ward Haylett Invitational...also competed in that event during the indoor season, posting a top mark of 20'2¼" at the Air Force Invitational...made only appearance of the season in the 60-meter hurdles (8.92) at that meet...recorded a career-best mark of 40'5½" at the Rocky Mountain Classic...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Brentwood High School...two-time Indoor Track and Field All-American in the pentathlon...finished second at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Nationals and fourth at the 2013 championships...also competed in the pentathlon at the 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals, finishing 18th...finished second in the decathlon that year at the National Club Championships...2012 Tennessee AAA state champion in the pole vault...runner-up in the decathlon and pole vault at the 2011 state championship meet...set the BHS record in the pole vault...received the AP Scholar Award.
PERSONAL: Full name is Eric William Hoff...nicknames are "E" and "Sound"...son of Steve and Cathy Hoff...father was a member of the track and field team (400-meter hurdles) at the University of Minnesota...has two older siblings, Brian and Christie...also has one younger sister, Maddie...majoring in aeronautical engineering...future plans include becoming a pilot or project manager...hobbies include playing guitar and piano, spending time with friends and family and taking long walks on the beach...grandfather served in the Army...member of Cadet Squadron 30.