Garrett Griffin
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    Garrett Griffin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Louisburg, Kan.

    High School:
    Louisburg

    Height:
    6-4

    Event:
    Javelin

    05/19/2014

    Ten Falcons Earn All-Conference Honors

    Eight men and two women earned all-MW honors, following top-three finishes at the conference meet.

    05/16/2013

    Program-Best 23 Falcons Qualify to NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Air Force qualified mulitple athletes in seven events.

    05/13/2013

    Air Force Claims 22 All-Conference Honors

    The 20 selections by the men's MW champions are the most in program history.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Earned all-conference honors for the second straight year...participant at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (West Preliminary)...placed third in the javelin throw at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships with a season-best toss of 203'5"...that mark was ranked 10th in the nation among football players that also compete in track and field...won the javelin at the Air Force Relays (199'6") and Air Force Twilight Open (197'9")...added a top-five finish at the Ward Haylett Invitational (202'4", fourth).

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Finished second in the javelin throw at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...all-conference selection...recorded a Freshman Class Record of 215'10" during runner-up performance at the conference meet...that mark was ranked seventh on the program's all-time list...ranked third in the nation among football players that also compete in track and field with that throw...also finished second at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (197'7") and Air Force Triangular (201'3")...recorded a distance of 210'9" to finish 22nd at the NCAA Championships (West Preliminary)...received "Standout" distinction from the team following debut the Air Force Relays (194'10" to finish third).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Louisburg High School...four-year letterwinner in track and field...two-time state champion in the javelin throw...also qualified for the state championships in the 110-meter hurdles...member of the squad that won the state title in 2011...also lettered four years in football and basketball...earned all-league honors for football all four years...claimed honors as running back, linebacker and as a special teams player...two-time all-state selection...received the state's Top 11 award as a senior...helped team to a 4A state title in 2010...three-time all-league selection in basketball...member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Son of Gary and Lori Griffin...has one older sister...majoring in management...future plans include working in the acquisitions or contracting fields...served as Flight NCO, B1 Element NCO and Athletic Clerk...member of the Air Force football team...hobbies include anything sports related and hanging out with friends...completed Operation Air Force in England over the summer...also served as Assault Course Cadre and took one academic class (engineering mechanics)...member of Cadet Squadron 33.

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