Angelea Ross
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    Angelea Ross

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    San Antonio, Texas

    High School:
    Trinity Christian Academy

    Height:
    5-5

    Event:
    Long Jump | Triple Jump

    07/09/2014

    Over 40 Falcons Earn MW Academic Honors

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

    01/12/2013

    Falcons Conclude Action at All-Comers Meet

    Joey Uhle won the pole vault with the seventh-best clearance in Academy history.

    01/09/2013

    Falcons Set to Host Annual All-Comers Meet

    The meet will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadet Field House.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Competed in the triple jump during 16 meets...scored for the Falcons at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, after clearing a season-best 39'2¼" to finish eighth...was the runner-up in that even at the Air Force Holiday Open (37'11¼")...added top-five finishes at the Air Force Invitational (third), Air Force All-Comers Meet (fourth), Air Force Team Challenge (fifth) and Air Force Collegiate Open (fifth)...competed in the long jump once during the indoor season, recording a distance of 16'7¾" at the Air Force Indoor Team Challenge...recorded a season-best outdoor distance of 38'2" to finish fifth at the Ward Haylett Invitational...won the triple jump at the Air Force Twilight Open with a wind-aided mark of 38'0"...added a pair of runner-up finishes at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (37'10¾") and Jim Click Shootout (wind-aided 39'1")...added top-four finishes at the Jack Christiansen Invitational (third) and Air Force Relays (fourth)...participated in the long just at the Jack Christiansen Invitational, recording a wind-aided distance of 16'8½"...academic all-conference selection.

    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, with a depth in human factors...future plans include working in the contracting or acquisition field...served as Element Leader during Basic Cadet Training, Cadet-In-Charge of Community Service for The Way of Life Committee and Standardization/Evaluation NCO...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...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...attended the Academy's Prep School...rewarded as the female with the highest PFT score for the Class of 2012...hobbies include hanging out with friends, watching movies and listening to music...participated in competitive gymnastics for 10 years (3-13)...reached Level 9 before deciding to try other sports in high school...traveled to Andrews AFB, Md., over the summer for Operation Air Force and received an incentive flight over Washington DC on a UH-helicopter...also worked BCT...member of Cadet Squadron 02.

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