Photos from the Air Force Relays on April 7.
Action photos from the Colorado Invitational on Apr. 9 (photos by Valerie Perkin)
Action photos from the Air Force All-Comers Meet on Friday, Jan. 14 (photos by Megan Davis)
Action photos from the Don Barrett Duals on Saturday, Jan. 29 (photos by Bill Evans)
Action photos from the New Mexico Classic on Saturday, Feb. 5 (photos by Col Martin France)
SOPHOMORE (2012): Competed in the 3000-meter steeplechase during two outdoor meets...clocked a career-best 9:12.43 to place sixth at the Beach Invitational...that time was ranked second on the team...also participated in the 2000-meter steeplechase at the Air Force Relays (6:25.50)...recorded a 1500-meter time of 3:54.78 (adjusted for altitude) at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...competed in the mile during two indoor meets...clocked a career-best time of 4:18.53a during a fourth-place finish at the Air Force Invitational...earned top-five finishes in only appearances of the year in the 3000-meter run (8:36.22, Nebraska adidas Classic) and 5000-meter run (15:06.72a, New Mexico Classic).
FRESHMAN (2011): Ranked second on the team in the 3000-meter steeplechase...clocked a career-best 9:22.78 at the Mt. SAC Relays...finished fourth in that event at the Front Range Classic...competed in the 1500-meter run during four meets...clocked a personal-best 4:00.32 at the Beach Invitational...earned the team's Newcomer of the Week award once during the outdoor season...finished third in the 3000-meter run (8:39.91, adjusted for altitude) at the Don Barrett Duals...also finished fourth at that distance during the Air Force All-Comers Meet...ran the mile at the Air Force Invitational, placing fourth in 4:19.55a.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ennis High School...competed in track and cross country...Montana Class C cross country state champion...two-time champion in the 3200-meter run...also claimed state title in the 1600-meter run...recorded personal-best times of 4:29 in the 1600-meter run, 9:53 in the 3200-meter run and 15.30 in the three-mile run...served as student body president...class salutatorian.
PERSONAL: Full name is Gavin Cadwalander Owens...nickname is "Queso"...son of Brett and Rita Owens...father is a retired lieutenant colonel...has one older brother, Gage, who is a senior runner at the Academy...also has two younger siblings, Madison and Race...currently undecided on a major...member of Cadet Squadron 11.