Action photos from the Colorado Invitational on Apr. 9 (photos by Valerie Perkin)
Action photos from the Air Force All-Comers Meet on Friday, Jan. 14 (photos by Bill Evans)
Action photos from the New Mexico Classic on Saturday, Feb. 5 (photos by Col Martin France)
Action photos from the adidas Classic on Saturday, Jan. 22 (photos by Col Martin France)
JUNIOR (2010): Competed in the mile and 3000-meter races during the indoor season...clocked a season-best mile time of 4:27.36 (adjusted for altitude) at the Don Barrett Duals...ran a career-best 8:47.08a in the 3000-meter run at the New Mexico Classic...competed in the 1500-meter and 5000-meter distances during the outdoor campaign...posted a time of 4:06.03 in the 1500-meter race at the Mason Spring Open...clocked 14:49.67 in the 5000-meter run at the Military Championships.
SOPHOMORE (2009): Competed in three events during the indoor season...posted a time of 4:25.72 (adjusted for altitude) in the mile run at the Don Barrett Duals...picked up a season-best 3000-meter time of 8:56.38 at the Nebraska Wesleyan Open...debuted in the indoor 5000-meter race, clocking a time of 15:59.08a at the Air Force Invitational...also ran three distances during the outdoor season...recorded season-best times in all three events in Boulder...finished the 800-meter run at the Colorado Invitational in 2:07.38a...also posted a season-best 1500-meter time of 4:10.18a at that meet...clocked a season-best 5000-meter time of 15:48.97a at the Front Range Invitational...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete.
FRESHMAN (2008): Competed in the mile and 3000-meter events during the indoor season...clocked a time of 4:39.56a in the mile at the Robert Shine Invitational...posted a time of 9:35.42a at the Air Force Open...participated in the 5000-meter run during the outdoor season...recorded a season-best time of 15:59.53a at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...also competed in the 3000-meter race (non-NCAA event), clocking a time of 9:10.03a at the Colorado Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all-league (Mid-Atlantic Prep league) selection in cross country as a junior and senior...won the 3200-meter event at the state Independent Prep League meet as a senior...named most outstanding runner...set personal-best times of 4:32 in the 1600-meter run and 9:50 in the 3200-meter run...also lettered in soccer as a sophomore...graduated Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA.
PERSONAL: Full name is Tyler William Small...nickname is "Biggie Smalls"...son of Craig and Erika Small...has one older brother, Todd, who is a 2008 graduate of the Academy...also has one younger sister, Sarah...majoring in physics...future plans include becoming a pilot...has served as Academy Officer, Element Leader, Element NCO, Support Clerk and Athletic NCO...member of the "500 Club"...received the Superintendent's Pin for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...hobbies include unicycling and snowboarding...spent the summer at Edwards AFB, Calif., conducting research on plasma thrusters...member of the Air Force cross country team...2010 team captain...member of Cadet Squadron 20.