Gordon Kowalkowski

Gordon  Kowalkowski

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kailua, Hawaii

High School:
Punahou

Height:
5-11

Event:
800m

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000


Personal-Best Times
800m: 1:55.98

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2015-16: Competed in the 800-meter run nine times...recorded an outdoor-best time of 1:55.98 (adjusted for altitude and track size) to finish fourth at the Adams State Qualifier...clocked an outdoor-best 1:56.08a at the Colorado Invitational...earned a top-five finish in that event at the Air Force Twilight Open (fourth, 1:59.02)...academic all-conference selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: Punahou School...Hawaii state champion in the 800-meter run...also ran on the 4x400-meter relay team that finished second at the state championships...three-time all-state honoree (twice in cross country, once at 800 meters)...four-time all-Interscholastic League of Honolulu honoree (three times in cross country, once at 800 meters)...also competed in soccer, earning ILH Honorable Mention honors...received scores of 5 in AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics and AP Calculus BC.

PERSONAL: Full name is Gordon Francis Hardie Kowalkowski...nicknames are “Sawyer” or “Hawaii”...son of Randy Kowalkowski and Lydia Hemmings...is an only child...majoring in aeronautical engineering...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Support Clerk...named to the Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s List...hobbies include The Beach, running, playing soccer and tossing the disk...has a Hawaiian middle name: Ke Ola Maika’i O Ke Kumu Koa...traveled home to Hawaii over the summer and was a groomsman in niece’s wedding...member of Cadet Squadron 36.

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