Joey Wilkin
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    Joey Wilkin

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Westerville, Ohio

    High School:
    Westerville North

    Height:
    6-4

    Event:
    110m Hurdles | 400m Hurdles

    SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013-14: Recorded the 10th-fastest 110-meter hurdles time in Academy history...clocked a career-best 14.20 during the preliminary heat of the Mountain West Outdoor Championships to debut on the all-time list...scored for the Falcons in that event the next day, placing seventh (14.59)...claimed first-place finishes at the Air Force Relays and Air Force Twilight Open...competed in the 400-meter hurdles during three meets, recording a personal-best time of 55.85 at the Jim Click Shootout...also ran the 100-meter dash (11.70) and 200-meter dash (23.83) at the Air Force Twilight Open...led the team in the 60-meter hurdles...clocked a career-best 8.20 to finish second at the Air Force Collegiate Open...finished fifth at the MW Indoor Championships (8.21)...also competed in the 60-meter (7.41, Air Force Holiday Open) and 200-meter dash (23.26, Air Force Collegiate Open) indoors...ran the 55-meter dash (6.86) and 55-meter hurdles (7.54) at the Rocky Mountain Classic.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012-13: Led the team in the 110-meter hurdles (outdoors) and 60-meter hurdles (indoors)...recorded a career-best 110-meter hurdles time of 14.77 during a runner-up performance at the Air Force Twilight Open...won the Air Force Triangular with a time of 15.22...ran a personal-best time of 8.23 in the 60-meter hurdles at the Air Force Team Challenge...also competed in that event at the Mountain West Indoor Championships (8.25, 10th)...competed in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season, clocking a personal-best time of 56.26 at the Beach Invitational...ran the 200-meter dash once during the indoor season (23.27, Air Force Twilight Open) and once during the outdoor season (23.48, Air Force Team Challenge)...clocked a personal-best 60-meter time of 7.54 at the Air Force Invitational...earned "Standout" distinction from the team twice during the season.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Westerville North High School...four-year letterman in track and field...four-time conference champion...three-time district champion...three-time all-region honoree...three-time all-state selection...served as team captain for two years...placed seventh in the 60-meter hurdles at both the New Balance Indoor Nationals and at the OATCC Indoor State Championships...placed fifth in the 110-meter hurdles and sixth in the 300-meter hurdles at the OHSAA State Championships as a senior...finished fourth in the 110-meter hurdles at the Midwest Meet of Champions...placed 13th in the 110-meter hurdles and 16th in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships...recorded personal-best times of 14.37 (110-meter hurdles), 38.61 (300-meter hurdles) and 49.84 (400-meter dash)...also lettered three years in soccer...three-year starter...served as team captain during senior year...all-conference (third-team) selection...member of the National Honor Society...two-time academic all-state selection...voted Most Athletic for the Class of 2012...12-time Scholar-Athlete.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Joseph David Wilkin...goes by Joey...son of Jon and Beth Wilkin...father played football at Kenyon College...has one older sister, Emily, who is a senior at Navy and starter on the Mids' soccer team...majoring in management...future plans include working in security forces and cross commission into the Army...hobbies include fishing, camping, hanging out with friends, spending time with family, playing with the dogs and listening to country music...has one cousin, Josh, who is a second lieutenant in the Army...member of Cadet Squadron 28.

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