The men claimed an Academy-record 17 all-MW honors, while the women added a record six.
The men won four conference titles today, while the women claimed two.
It is the second week that the 4x4 team broke a record that had stood for 35 years.
Jim Walmsley and Bryce Bergman each claimed two all-MW selections.
4x400-Meter Relay Team Interview
Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 12.
Photos from the MW Outdoor Championships on May 11.
Photos from the Air Force Relays on April 7.
Photos from the MW Championships on Feb. 25.
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.