Angelea Ross
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    Angelea Ross

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Antonio, Texas

    High School:
    Trinity Christian Academy

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    Long Jump, Triple Jump

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Earned the team's Newcomer of the Year award...recorded the second-best indoor triple jump distance in Academy history, as well as the fourth-best outdoor durance...recorded a career-best indoor mark of 39'7¼" during a fifth-place performance at the Mountain West Indoor Championships...earned runner-up finishes during the indoor season at the Air Force Holiday Open (38'2¼") and Air Force All-Comers Meet (37'6")...competed in the long jump during four indoor meets, recording a career-best mark of 17'6" at the Air Force Invitational...earned a career-best outdoor triple jump distance of 39'4½" at the Beach Invitational...competed in the long jump once outdoors, collecting a distance of 16'2½" at the Air Force Triangular...also ran on several relays for the Falcons during the outdoor season...earned "Standout" distinction from the team on three occasions.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Trinity Christian Academy...four-year member of the varsity track and field team...competed in the triple jump and 300-meter hurdles at the state championship meet all four years...also played volleyball for four years, including three as a member of the varsity team...member of the basketball team as a freshman...earned academic all-state honors by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools...served as class president as a freshman...served as vice-president during junior and senior years...member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Angelea Louise Ross...nickname is "Lea"...daughter of Bobby and Brietta Ross...both parents are retired from the Army (father, active duty; mother, reserve)...has one older sister, Jarietta, who is a second lieutenant in the Army...Jarietta is a 2012 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and former member of the Black Knights' track and field team (long jump, triple jump)...majoring in systems engineering...selected as co-Cadet-In-Charge of Community Service for The Way of Life Committee...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...became a member of the PFT "500 Club" on first try of freshman year...repeated the distinction as a sophomore...received jump wings in the summer of 2013 after completing five solo skydive jumps...also participated in Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...attended the Academy's Prep School...rewarded as the female with the highest PFT score for the Class of 2012...hobbies include listening to R&B and gospel music, watching movies and hanging out with friends...participated in competitive gymnastics for 10 years (3-13)...reached Level 9 before deciding to try other sports in high school...member of Cadet Squadron 20.

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