Luke Piper

Luke  Piper

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
College Station, Texas

High School:
Rudder

Height:
5-10

Event:
Javelin

07/17/2017

75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors

The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000


Track and Field Newcomer of the Year | 2016

Personal-Best Marks
Javelin Throw: 202’9”

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015-16: Shared the program’s Newcomer of the Year award...competed in the javelin throw four times...recorded a career-best 202’9” to finish second at the Air Force Twilight Open...that distance was ranked third in the Mountain West in 2016...won the Colorado Invitational (163’10”) and took third at the Aztec Invitational (164’7”)...finished fourth at the MW Championships with a toss of 191’1”...helped Air Force claim four of the top-five finishes in the javelin at the conference meet...academic all-conference selection.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014-15: Did not compete for the track and field team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rudder High School.

PERSONAL: Full name is Luke Edward Piper...son of Ralph and Angela Piper...has two younger brothers...majoring in management...earning a minor in Portuguese...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Element Leader...named to the Dean’s List...hobbies include fishing, hunting, flying, juggling, folf (Frisbee golf) and synchronized swimming...favorite food is “momma’s peach cobbler”...if he could be any superhero, it would be The Flash...favorite quote is from Ricky Bobby (“if you’re not first, you’re last”)...served on the Wing Staff over the summer...also got private pilot’s license...member of Cadet Squadron 38.

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