Paige Blackburn, Katie Carroll and Kimber Shealy claimed their fourth straight academic all-MW honors.
Jim Walmsley and Bryce Bergman each claimed two all-MW selections.
JUNIOR (2011): Competed in one race...clocked a 5:01.80 (adjusted for altitude) to finish ninth at the Front Range Classic.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Did not compete.
FRESHMAN (2009): Earned the team's Callie Calhoun Award for Drive and Determination...ran the leadoff leg of the distance medley relay team that clocked the 10th fastest time in Academy history...team posted a time of 12:38.94a to place fifth at the conference championships...led the team in the indoor mile run with a time of 5:04.80 at the Big 12/Mountain West Conference Challenge...placed fourth at that meet...also competed in the 800-meter run during the indoor season...clocked a time of 2:17.47a at the Don Barrett Duals...clocked the team's second-fastest time in the 1500-meter run (4:38.40) at the Arizona State Invitational...posted a season-best time of 2:16.81 in the outdoor 800 meters at the Beach Invitational...academic all-conference selection...received the team's Track Athlete of the Week award following the season opener.
HIGH SCHOOL: Billings Senior High School...four-time all-state selection in cross country (2004-07)...also a four-time all-state honoree in track (2005-08)...competed at the 2006 Nike Team Nationals...four-time academic all-state selection in both cross country and track...recipient of the 2008 Big Sky State Games "Character Counts" scholarship...graduated with High Honors.
PERSONAL: Full name is Auriele Nelle Fain...daughter of Bruce and Patricia Fain...has two older siblings, Aubree and Austin...also has two younger siblings, AuraLea and Auguste...majoring in political science...future plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include snowboarding and rock climbing...member of Cadet Squadron 31.