Reece Pontious

Reece  Pontious

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mason, Ohio

High School:
William Mason

Height:
5-11

Event:
100m | 200m | Long Jump


Personal-Best Marks – 60m: 6.97 | 200m: 21.83 | Long Jump: 22’0¾” | 100m: 10.73

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2016-17: Competed in the long jump three times (once indoors, twice outdoors)...registered a career-best distance of 22’0¾” to finish fifth at the Air Force Invitational...ranked second on the team in 2017...posted an outdoor-best mark of 21’2¼” at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...also ran the 100-meter dash during the outdoor season, clocking a personal-best fifth-place time of 10.73 at the Air Force Twilight Open...ran the 60-meter dash during two indoor meets...clocked a career-best time of 6.97 to finish fifth at the Air Force Holiday Open...also finished third in the 300-meter dash (34.61) at that meet.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2015-16: Competed in the 60-meter dash five times during the indoor season...clocked a career-best 7.04 during the preliminary heat of the Adams State Qualifier...earned a top-five finish in that event at the Air Force Team Challenge (fifth, 7.07)...competed in the long jump during three indoor meets...recorded a personal-best distance of 20’9” at the Team Challenge...ran the 55-meter dash at the Rocky Mountain Classic (6.52)...competed in the 200-meter dash four times (twice indoors, twice outdoors)...used a career-best 21.83 to finish second at the Air Force Twilight Open...academic all-conference selection.

HIGH SCHOOL: William Mason High School...six-time medalist at the Ohio state championships...member of the 4x200-meter relay squad that won the 2015 state title...earned academic all-state honors...received the National AP Scholar award...named AP Scholar with Distinction.

PERSONAL: Son of Darrin and Ai-Ling Pontious...has one older sister and one younger brother...majoring in computer science...future plans include becoming a pilot...named to the Dean’s List and Athletic Director’s List...hobbies include playing soccer, playing the piano, watching football and basketball, and fishing...supporter of the Cincinnati Bengals, Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew...enjoys FIFA, Super Smash Bros., and Battlefield 4...loves rock music...has a pet snake (Striker)...served as an instructor during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also traveled to MacDill AFB, Fla., for Operation Air Force...member of Cadet Squadron 32.

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