Manny Smith
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    Manny Smith

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Alpharetta, Ga.

    High School:
    Milton

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    400m, 200m

    05/14/2012

    Air Force Claims Program-Best 23 All-Conference Selections

    The men claimed an Academy-record 17 all-MW honors, while the women added a record six.

    05/12/2012

    Air Force Claims First MW Outdoor Team Championship Title

    The men won four conference titles today, while the women claimed two.

    03/03/2012

    Air Force Resets 4x400 Relay Record for Second Straight Meet

    It is the second week that the 4x4 team broke a record that had stood for 35 years.

    02/27/2012

    Air Force Claims Program-Best 16 All-Conference Selections

    Jim Walmsley and Bryce Bergman each claimed two all-MW selections.

    02/28/2012

    4x400-Meter Relay Interview

    4x400-Meter Relay Team Interview

    05/21/2012

    MW Outdoor Championships

    Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 12.

    05/15/2012

    MW Outdoor Championships

    Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 11.

    04/16/2012

    Air Force Relays

    Photos from the Air Force Relays on April 7.

    02/26/2012

    MW Championships

    Photos from the MW Championships on Feb. 25.

    02/11/2012

    Air Force Invitational

    Photos from the Air Force Invitational on Feb. 11

    JUNIOR (2011): Ran a leg of the Mountain West Conference Indoor championship 4x400-meter relay team...earned all-conference relay honors...ran the second leg of the relay team that clocked the fourth-fastest time in Academy history (3:12.79) at that meet...also scored for the Falcons in the 400-meter dash at the conference meet...clocked 48.93 to finish fifth at that meet...ran an indoor-best 48.84 to finish third at the Nebraska adidas Invitational...also ran a leg of the 4x400-meter relays that finish second at the New Mexico Classic and at the Air Force All-Comers Meet...earned all-conference relay honors at the MWC Outdoor Championships as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished third...relay time of 3:10.88 ranked seventh on the program's all-time list...also scored for the Falcons in the 400-meter dash (seventh) and as member of the 4x100-meter relay team (fourth) at the conference meet...ran on the relay team that won the Beach Invitational and Jack Christiansen Invitational...paced the team in the 400-meter dash...clocked a season-best 47.73 at the Mt. SAC Relays...also competed in the 300-meter dash during two meets...recorded a season-best 22.29 at the Stanford Invitational...shared the team's Track Athlete of the Week honors with relay squad twice.

    SOPHOMORE (2010): Earned all-conference honors as a member of the two 4x400-meter relay teams that placed third at both the indoor and outdoor MWC Championships...at the indoor meet, the team clocked a time of 3:14.71...team improved time to 3:12.57 at the outdoor championships...qualified to the first round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 400-meter dash...clocked a career-best 47.74 at the Mountain West Conference Championships...finished fourth at that meet...entered the NCAA First Round ranked 45th in the region in that event...won the 400-meter dash at the Front Range Classic with a time of 45.02...placed third in the 400-meter dash (49.50) and fifth in the 200-meter dash (22.53) at the Military Championships...led the team in the 400-meter dash during the indoor season...clocked a career-best time of 48.98 at the Air Force Invitational...also competed in the 60-meter dash (career-best 7.02 at Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational) and 200-meter dash (career-best 22.16 at Don Barrett Duals).

    FRESHMAN (2009): Competed in the 200-meter dash during the outdoor season...clocked a season-best time of 23.15 at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...did not compete during the indoor season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Milton High School.

    PERSONAL: Full first name is Manuel, but goes by Manny...son of Samuel and Marlo Smith...has two brothers, Samuel and Daniel...also has one sister, Karly...great-grandfather is Alfred "Gumpy" Texeira...majoring in systems engineering management...future plans include becoming an acquisitions officer in the Air Force and then a defense contractor...served as Element Leader...member of the "500 Club" for earning a perfect score on the PFT...enjoys traveling...hobbies include "readin', writin' and rithmatic"...spent the summer working as a Operation 3Lt at Cannon AFB, N.M., for Air Force Special Operations Command...also work Falcon Sports Camp...favorite quote is Corinthians 1:24-27...member of Cadet Squadron 26.

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