Phaelen French
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    Phaelen French

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Austin, Colo.

    High School:
    Delta

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Heptathlon

    05/15/2012

    MW Outdoor Championships

    Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 9.

    04/16/2012

    Outdoor Combined Events

    Photos from the Outdoor Combined Events on April 5.

    04/16/2012

    Outdoor Combined Events

    Photos from the Outdoor Combined Events on April 6.

    02/10/2012

    Air Force Invitational

    Photos from the Air Force Invitational on Feb. 10.

    02/05/2012

    AF Team Challenge

    Photos from the Air Force Team Challenge on Jan. 28.

    JUNIOR (2011): Accumulated a season-best 2,911 points in the pentathlon at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...ranked third on the team in the indoor long jump...recorded a season-best 15'6¾" during a pentathlon performance at the New Mexico Classic...collected a career-best shot put mark of 32'6½" at the conference championships...scored a season-high 3,740 points at the Glenn Morris Multi-Event Meet...set a career-best time of 16.95 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Front Range Classic.

    SOPHOMORE (2010): Posted a career-best pentathlon total of 2,973 points at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...that is the eighth-best total in Academy history...ranked third on the team in the 800-meter run...clocked a career-best time of 2:18.22 at the adidas Classic...finished first in the 600-yard run at the Robert Shine Invitational (1:31.51)...totaled 3,967 points in the heptathlon at the MWC Outdoor Championships to move into ninth on the program's all-time list...ranked third on the team in the 800-meter run with a career-best time of 2:19.96 at the Mt. SAC/California Invitational Combined Events Meet...placed seventh in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the Military Championships...time of 12:25.87 is the eighth-best steeplechase time in Academy history.

    FRESHMAN (2009): Moved into the program's top-10 lists in both the pentathlon and heptathlon...posted the eighth-highest total in Academy history in the pentathlon...scored 2,844 points at the Mountain West Conference Championships...recorded the ninth-best heptathlon total (3,814) in program history at the Glenn Morris Multi-Meet...placed fifth at that meet...earned the team's Track Athlete of the Week award following that meet...placed seventh at the conference meet with 3, 792 points...ranked third on the team in the high jump and long jump during both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Delta High School...earned eighth-place honors in the 800-meter run at the 2008 Colorado 4A state track and field championships...also placed seventh in the long jump at that meet...recorded season-best marks of 2:18.65 in the 800-meter run and 17'5¼" in the long jump.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Phaelen Ann French...daughter of Don and Beth French...is an only child...majoring in legal studies...future career plans include becoming a pilot...served as Group 4 Honor NCO and Officer...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance during spring semesters of sophomore and junior years...visited France over the summer on an Olmstead Trip...also served as Assistant Flight Commander during the second session of Basic Cadet Training...would like to add "Thanks to my Mom and Dad for being my biggest supporters. Love, Phaelen"...hobbies include reading, riding horses and singing...member of Cadet Squadron 11.

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