JUNIOR (2012): Set the program's Junior Class Record in the 10,000-meter run...clocked a season-best time of 29:31.44 at the Stanford Invitational...scored for the Falcons in that event at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...placed eighth with a time of 30:10.45 (adjusted for altitude)...also competed in the 5000-meter run at the conference meet (15:07.73a)...ran the 1500-meter run at the Arizona State Invitational, clocking a time of 4:00.06...scored for Air Force in both events at the MW Indoor Championships...placed fifth in the 5000-meter run (14:09.68a) and sixth in the 3000-meter run (8:11.14a)...clocked a season-best 5000-meter time of 14:08.38 at the Husky Classic...won that event at the Nebraska adidas Classic (14:26.40)...clocked a season-best time in the 3000-meter run during a runner-up performance at the Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational (8:18.18)...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Moved into the top-four of the program's all-time records in three events...clocked the fourth-fastest outdoor 5000-meter time in Academy history (13:59.57) at the Mt. SAC Relays...became just the fourth Falcon to break the 14-minute mark at that distance...also moved into fourth in the 10,000-meter record book with a time of 29:30.90 at the Stanford Invitational...became only the seventh Falcon to break the 30-minute mark in that event...that mark is a Sophomore Class Record...clocked the fourth-fastest indoor 5000-meter time in Academy history at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...crossed the finish line in 14:01.72a to finish fourth...that time was a 40-second personal improvement...competed in the national semifinals of the outdoor 5000-meter run...finished 30th at the NCAA West Preliminary with a time of 14:12.09...finished fifth in the 10,000-meter run at the MWC Outdoor Championships with a time of 31:56.31a...ran a leg of the distance medley relay team that finished fifth (9:44.64) at the Drake Relays...also scored for the Falcons in the 3000-meter run at the MWC Indoor Championships ...placed fifth with a personal-best time of 8:14.31a ...won the 3000-meter run (8:24.44) during the indoor season at the Nebraska adidas Classic...ran on the distance medley relay team that won the Air Force All-Comers Meet (8:11.57)...also competed in the mile at the All-Comers Meet, placing fifth in a career-best 4:16.61a...earned the team's Track Athlete of the Week award twice during the outdoor season...USTFCCCA All-Academic selection...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN (2010): Placed fifth in the 10,000-meter run at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a career-best time of 32:53.97...also finished seventh in the 5000-meter run at that meet (15:07.15)...recorded a career-best time of 14:38.15 in that distance at the Mt. SAC Relays...finished sixth in the 5000-meter run at the Military Championships with a time of 14:57.62...also competed in the 1500-meter run, clocking a time of 4:07.85 at the Mason Spring Open...placed third in the 3000-meter run at the Front Range Classic (8:52.28)...competed in the mile, 3000-meter and 5000-meter distances during the indoor season...placed fourth in the 3000-meter run at the New Mexico Classic with a career-best 8:40.77...ran 14:44.83a in the 5000-meter run at the MWC Championships...ran a 4:33.94a in the mile at the Air Force All-Comers meet...named the team's Track Athlete of the Week once during the indoor season...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Wayzata High School...coached by Bill Miles...three-time all-state selection...finished 10th at the Minnesota AA cross country championships as a senior...finished 12th in that meet as a junior...member of two cross country state championship teams that qualified for Nike Team and Nike Cross Nationals as a junior and senior, respectively...state champion in the 3200-meter run as a senior...finished seventh in the 1600-meter run that year...clocked a personal-best time of 4:21.4 in the 1600 meters...four-time academic all-state selection.
PERSONAL: Son of Theron Drenckhahn and Peggy Farah...nickname is "Gumdrop"...father retired from the Air Force with the rank of major after serving as a C-130 navigator...has one older brother, Nathan, who is a first lieutenant in the Air Force and currently flying KC-10s...also has one younger sister, Melissa...majoring in biology...future plans include becoming a doctor...served as Squadron Athletic Officer...spent the summer serving as Mission Support Group DO and completing Powered Flight...hails from the number one city in America to live, as reported by CNN Money magazine...hobbies include playing hockey and sleeping...earned all-conference honors with a runner-up finish at the 2011 Mountain West Cross Country Championships...also earned all-MW honors at the 2012 meet...has been named the Mountain West Cross Country Athlete of the Week twice (2009, 2011)...member of Cadet Squadron 08.