Jason Engel
 
Jason  Engel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

High School:
Santa Margarita Catholic

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance

07/09/2014

Over 40 Falcons Earn MW Academic Honors

The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the 1500-meter run during three meets...posted a career-best time of 3:56.98 at the Aztec Invitational, finishing 14th in the Invitational section...competed in the 800-meter run once, clocking a time of 1:58.09 (adjusted for altitude) at the Air Force Twilight Open...ran on the 4x800-meter relay that clocked a time of 7:49.44 at the Drake Relays...competed in the mile during two indoor meets...posted a career-best time of 4:26.43a at the Air Force Collegiate Open...academic all-conference selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: Santa Margarita Catholic High School...earned all-county track and field honors as a junior...five-time all-Trinity League first-team selection...holds school record in the 1600-meter run...five-time CIF qualifier...three-year captain for both the cross country and track and field teams...two-time MVP for cross country...named Santa Margarita Male Athlete of the Year...recorded personal-best times of 1:56.02 (800-meter run), 4:14.93 (1600-meter run) and 15:07 (three-mile run)...AP Scholar...member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jason Peter Engel...nickname is "Gramps"...son of Matthew and Rebecca Engel...has one older brother, Evan...majoring in both geospatial science and foreign area studies...also earning a minor in French...future plans include working in the intelligence field...served as a PEER...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include people watching, standards, giving life advice, shuffleboard, golf, bingo, water aerobics and driving slowly...believes that the breakfast burrito is the most profound culinary creation ever discovered...completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) and UAS/Space over the summer...also took leave...member of Cadet Squadron 32.

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