Riley Vann
Riley  Vann


Oswego, Ill.

High School:


Pole Vault | 100m Hurdles


Nine Falcons Named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes

The women accounted for five honorees to pace the Academy's 26 total selections.


Over 40 Falcons Earn MW Academic Honors

The track and field team accounted for 41 of Air Force's 69 academic all-conference selections.


Air Force places 29 on the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete team

The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference


Falcons Place 21 on MW Scholar-Athlete List

The track and field team had 16 men and five women earn GPAs of 3.50 or higher.


Program-Record 43 Named to Academic All-MW List

A total of 30 men and 13 women comprised 43 of the Academy's 65 academic all-conference selections.

SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the pole vault during 13 meets (nine indoor, four outdoor)...recorded the ninth-best outdoor clearance in Academy history (12'0") at the Beach Invitational...earned the team's Field Athlete of the Week award following that meet...claimed two top-five finishes during the outdoor season (Air Force Relays, second; Baldy Castillo Invitational, fourth)...earned a scoring finish for the Falcons at the Mountain West Indoor Championships after placing eighth (11'10½")...matched career-best indoor clearance with a jump of 11'11¾" at the Air Force Collegiate Open (fifth)...won the pole vault at the Rocky Mountain Classic (11'5¾")...added top-five finishes at the Holiday Inn Invitational (fourth) and Air Force Invitational (fifth)...received the program's Falcon Award for Spirit and Enthusiasm...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Competed in the pole vault during eight meets...recorded the 10th-best indoor clearance in Academy history (11'11¾") with winning effort in collegiate debut at the Air Force Holiday Open...received "Standout" distinction from the team following that meet...matched career-best height at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic...competed in the 60-meter hurdles once, posting a time of 9.48 at the Air Force Holiday Open...cleared an outdoor-best pole vault mark of 10'11¾" at the Air Force Relays...academic all-conference selection...MW Scholar-Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL: Oswego High School...nationally ranked in the pole vault and 100-meter hurdles in 2011-12...two-time all-state selection in both events...finished second in the 100-meter hurdles at the Illinois 3A State High School Championships as a junior...finished 10th in the pole vault at the state meet as a senior...served as president of the National Honor Society...class vice-president...valedictorian.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Dianna Vann...has two younger brothers, Tucker and Tanner...majoring in English...future plans include becoming a pilot...became a member of the PFT "500 Club" on first try...invited to the Scholars Program...once rode an elephant in Thailand...enjoys playing pool...sends funny memes to roommate on a daily basis...also obsessed with roommate's pet wolf, Moon Moon...edits every piece of English literature in the squad...pretends to take notes in chemistry, while really watching polar bears on live stream and distracting the whole back row...lifetime member of the Kitty Litter - archrivals of the Wolfpack...has plans to die alone, possibly with 50+ cats...avid snapchatter...proficient Facebook stalker...hopes to twerk correctly ambition is to be a mermaid and quote Mean Girls word-for-word ("you go, Glen Coco")...member of Cadet Squadron 02.

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