Kate Kanetzky
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    Kate Kanetzky

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Buda, Texas

    High School:
    Jack C. Hays

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    5000m, 10000m

    06/24/2013

    Falcons Place 21 on MW Scholar-Athlete List

    The track and field team had 16 men and five women earn GPAs of 3.50 or higher.

    06/21/2013

    Program-Record 43 Named to Academic All-MW List

    A total of 30 men and 13 women comprised 43 of the Academy's 65 academic all-conference selections.

    06/20/2012

    Twenty Falcons Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Distinction

    Kimber Shealy became the program's fourth athlete to claim this honor all four years.

    06/19/2012

    Track and Field Places 39 on Academic All-Conference List

    Paige Blackburn, Katie Carroll and Kimber Shealy claimed their fourth straight academic all-MW honors.

    04/24/2013

    Air Force Triangular

    05/15/2012

    Front Range Classic

    Photos from the Front Range Classic on May 4.

    05/15/2012

    MW Outdoor Championships

    Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 11.

    04/16/2012

    Air Force Relays

    Photos from the Air Force Relays on April 7.

    05/17/2011

    MWC Championships

    Action photos from the MWC Championships on May 11-14 (photos by Steve Nowland)

    JUNIOR (2012): Placed 10th in the 10,000-meter run at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships with a time of 37:32.68 (adjusted for altitude)...competed in the 1500-meter in two meets...finished fourth at the Front Range Classic with a season-best time of 4:52.88a...also competed in the 5000-meter run twice...clocked a season-best mark of 18:24.50a at the Air Force Relays...missed beginning of outdoor season and all of indoor season while recovering from shoulder surgery...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.

    SOPHOMORE (2011): Moved into fourth on the Academy's 10,000-meter run all-time list...recorded a career-best time of 36:44.94 at the Mt. SAC Relays...that time is also a Sophomore Class Record...became just the second Falcon in over a decade to record a top-five time in the 10K record book...that time was a personal improvement of over two minutes...also recorded the ninth-fastest outdoor 5000-meter time in Academy history (17:33.32) at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival...also competed in the 1500-meter run during the outdoor season...clocked a career-best 4:48.97 in that event at the UC Irvine Spring Break Invitational...posted a season-best indoor 5000-meter time of 17:08.74 at the Nebraska adidas Classic...recorded a career-best mile time of 5:18.63 (adjusted for altitude) to take second at the Air Force Invitational...also won that race at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team (second team)...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.

    FRESHMAN (2010): Moved into the program's top-10 on two events...debuted in ninth on the program's indoor 5000-meter list...clocked a career-best time of 17:56.48 at the adidas Classic...also competed in the mile during the indoor season...placed third in that event (5:20.21, adjusted for altitude) at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...clocked the 10th-fastest 10,000-meter time in Academy history at 38:48.57 (adjusted for altitude)...recorded that time at the Mountain West Conference Championships...was the Falcons' only competitor at that distance...placed fifth in the 5000-meter run at the Military Championships with a career-best time of 5:02.15...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Jack C. Hays High School...placed 27th at the Texas state cross country championships...won the district title in the two-mile race during the track season...also served as captain of the soccer team...earned academic all-state honors in cross country...graduated seventh in class...AP Scholar.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Kate Lyn Kanetzky...daughter of Don and Marty Kanetzky...has two older siblings, Dakota and Case...majoring in geospatial science...future plans include becoming a C-17 pilot...working towards getting a pilot's license...has soloed...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...volunteers with Big Brothers/Big Sisters...earned Best Base Cadre for Combat Survival Training...served as an Element Leader and Element NCO...spent the summer working as a Philmont Ranger and participating in the Powered Flight Program...also served as Academic Squadron Commander......hobbies include hiking, camping, stargazing, swimming, tubing, skiing, playing soccer, watching movies and watching lightning storms...helped the Falcons' cross country team to their best regional finish since 2005...member of Cadet Squadron 23.

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