Sierra Schepper
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    Sierra Schepper

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Rapid City, S.D.

    High School:
    Stevens

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    400m Hurdles

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012-13: Competed in the 100-meter hurdles in six meets, including the Mountain West Outdoor Championships...clocked a season-best time of 15.32 at the New Mexico Triangular...competing in the 400-meter hurdles during two meets...recorded a career-best 68.03 during a winning performance at the Air Force Twilight Open...competed in the 60-meter hurdles during five indoor meets...posted a season-best time of 9.28 at the Ari Force Team Challenge...also posted personal-best marks in the 60-meter dash (8.47) and 200-meter dash (27.51) at that meet...academic all-conference selection.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011-12: Competed in the 60-meter hurdles and 200-meter dash at three meets during the indoor season...posted a career-best time of 9.31 in the hurdles at the Air Force Invitational...clocked a personal-best 27.82 in the 200-meter dash at the Air Force Team Challenge...also participated in the 60-meter dash twice, posting a career-best time of 8.56 at the Air Force Invitational...clocked a time of 8.65 in the 55-meter hurdles at the Robert Shine Invitational...also competed in the 55-meter dash (8.01) and ran a leg of the 4x400-meter relay team (4:08.34) that finished second at that meet...competed in the 100-meter hurdles three times during the outdoor season...posted a career-best time of 14.93 to place fifth at the Front Range Classic...that time was ranked second on the team...also ran the 100-meter dash (13.01) and 200-meter dash (27.29) once...ran a leg of the 100-meter shuttle hurdles relay that finished second (1:03.52) and the 4x200-meter relay that placed third (1:45.98) at the Air Force Relays...academic all-conference selection.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Stevens High School...four-year letterwinner in track...2010 South Dakota AA 100-meter hurdles state champion...finished second in that event at the state meet as a senior...also claimed second- and third-place finishes in the 300-meter hurdles at the state meet...led the 4x100-meter relay team to a state title as a senior...holds school record in the 100-meter hurdles (14.3).....served as team captain...led SHS to three state championships (2008, 2010, 2011)...member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Tim and Tania Schepper...father is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force...has twin siblings, Tea and Tylin...majoring in behavioral science (pre-med)...future plans include attending medical school or participating in another career field tied to psychology...served as Element Leader during the first session of Basic Cadet Training over the summer...also traveled to Dover AFB, Del., for Operation Air Force...received jump wings during the summer of 2012...member of Cadet Squadron 34.

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