John Oliphint
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    John Oliphint

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Colorado Springs, Colo.

    High School:
    Cheyenne Mountain

    Height:
    5-8

    Event:
    800m, 1500m

    2006: Competed in the 400- and 800-meter events, as well as the mile, during the indoor season...posted a season-best time of 52.30 in the 400-meter dash during the Air Force Open...completed the 800-meter run in 1:57.98 (adjusted for altitude) at the TCR Race Productions Invitational...that was the fourth-best time on the team...also ran the mile in 4:53.05a at the All-Comers Meet...competed in the 800-meter run during the outdoor campaign...finished in 1:56.77a at the Colorado College Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered in track and football...was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished third at the Colorado state championships...also finished 11th at the state meet in the 800-meter run... named distance MVP ...member of the 2006 regional championship team...served as captain of football and track teams.

    PERSONAL: Son of John and Rose Oliphint...father is in the U.S. Marine Corps...has two sisters, Michelle Johnson and Amy Ross...majoring in management...also earning a minor in Spanish...future plans include becoming a pilot...served as Chief Clerk for Cadet Squadron 36, Element NCO and Athletic NCO...named to the Superintendent's List...member of the 500 Club...completed jump program and earned jump wings...AETC at Lackland AFB...hobbies include snowboarding, dirt bike, cars and working as a Younglife Leader/camp counselor...considers cookies "my favorite food"...paternal grandfather (Major-retired) served 28 years in the Air Force; was a fighter pilot and POW during World War II...maternal grandfather is a retired Master Sergeant in the Air Force...member of the Air Force cross country team.

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