Katy Moorkamp

Katy  Moorkamp


Wildwood, Mo.

High School:


Discus, Hammer, Shot Put


Falcons Conclude Action at All-Comers Meet

Joey Uhle won the pole vault with the seventh-best clearance in Academy history.


Falcons Hand Out Underclassmen Awards

Cale Simmons was named the Most Outstanding Competitor for the 2012 season.

JUNIOR (2012): Received the team's Most Improved Award...recorded the sixth-best discus throw mark in Academy history...tossed a 152'5" to place sixth at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...that mark was ranked second on the team in 2012...won that event at the Western State Invitational (136'0")...earned four additional top-five finishes in the discus throw...recorded a career-best mark of 145'4" in the hammer throw at the Arizona State Invitational...collected a season-best throw of 37'5¾" in the shot put to finish eighth at the Front Range Classic...competed in the shot put and weight throw during the indoor season...tossed a season-best 40'9" in the shot put at the Robert Shine Invitational...finished fourth at the Air Force All-Comers Meet with a toss of 40'6¾"...recorded a season-best weight throw of 45'7¾" at the Air Force Blue-Silver Open.

SOPHOMORE (2011): Competed in the shot put and discus throw during the outdoor season...recorded a career-best distance of 40'0½" in the shot put at the CSU-Pueblo Invitational...finished ninth at that meet...added two additional top-10 finishes in that event...tallied a season-best 136'1" in the discus throw at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships...recorded four top-10 finishes in the discus throw, highlighted by a fourth-place throw of 132'2" at the CSU-Pueblo meet...participated in the shot put once during the indoor season...finished ninth at the Robert Shine Invitational with a toss of 36'4".

FRESHMAN (2010): Finished fourth in both the shot put (39'1¾") and discus throw (134'8") at the Military Championships...posted career-best marks in those two events at the Front Range Classic...tossed a 39'11½" to finish sixth in the shot put...ranked fourth on the team in that event...also finished sixth in the discus at that meet with a toss of 139'9"...tossed a career-best 139'6" in the hammer throw at the Tom Benich Classic...that distance was ranked fourth on the team...ranked second on the team in the shot put with a career-best 41'6"...placed third at the Robert Shine Invitational with that height...also earned a fifth-place distance in the weight throw (43'1¾") at that meet...threw a career-best weight of 47'9" at the Mountain West Conference Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lafayette High School...school record holder in the discus throw...earned the team's Most Valuable Field Athlete award as a senior...district champion in the shot put and discus throw in 2009...SW Conference champion in the discus throw and shot put ...earned all-state honors in the discus throw (sixth-place finish)...state qualifier in the shot put... served as team captain during senior season...won the conference and district titles in the discus throw as a junior...named the 2008 Most Improved Athlete...two-time Scholar-Athlete selection in track and basketball.

PERSONAL: Full first name is Katherine, but goes by Katy...daughter of Tom and Mary Moorkamp...has two younger sisters, Amy and Annie, and three younger brothers, Tommy, Joey and Jimmy...majoring in foreign area studies, with an emphasis on Africa...will be working in the Force Support field...served as Assistant B-Flight Commander...also served as Morale, Welfare and Recreation NCO and B-1 Element NCO...hobbies include skiing, biking and hiking...took a CSRP trip to southern France over the summer...also worked as the lead SMO during the first session of Basic Cadet Training...member of Cadet Squadron 13.

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