James Walmsley

James  Walmsley


Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:


1500m, 5000m

FRESHMAN (2009): Scored for the Falcons in the 10,000-meter run at the MWC Championships...clocked a time of 31:30.72 (adjusted for altitude) to place eighth at that meet...posted the team's fourth-fastest time in the 5000-meter run...recorded a time of 14:36.24 at the Front Range Invitational...also competed in the 1500-meter run, clocking a season-best time of 4:05.10a at the Jack Christiansen Invitational...participated in the outdoor 3000-meter run, clocking a time of 8:44.04 at the Missouri Tom Botts Invitational...competed in the mile and 3000-meter run during the indoor season...posted a time of 4:19.98a at the Air Force Invitational...clocked a time of 8:27.57a at the MWC Championships...finished sixth in 5000-meter run (14:59.66) at the 2009 U.S. Junior National Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2007 Footlocker National Finalist (23rd)...Arizona 5AD2 individual cross country champion as a senior...also won the Mt. SAC SuperSweeps and the Doug Conley Invitational cross country titles in 2007...finished second at the Arizona 5AD1 state meet as a junior...member of two teams that finished second at the Arizona 5AD2 state meets in 2006 and 2007...team also finished second at the 2006 Doug Conley Invitational...earned multiple regional and district titles...won the 1600-meter run at the state track and field championships as a senior...was a member of the Arizona 5AD2 championship team in 2008...clocked personal-best times of 4:17 in the 1600-meter run and 9:13 in the 3200-meter run...also lettered two years in soccer...member of the National Honor Society...two-time French Honorary...four-year member of the Society of Gentlemen Scholars.

PERSONAL: Son of Harry and Joan Walmsley...goes by Jim...has a twin brother, Wil, who is on the rugby team at Arizona State University...also has a sister, Kim, that attends the University of Arizona...majoring in biology...future plans include attending dental school...hobbies include rock climbing, bowling and basketball...member of Air Force cross country...earned the program's Newcomer of the Year award in 2008...member of Cadet Squadron 07.

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