A program-record five Falcons earned their fourth straight academic all-conference honor.
Photos from the women's Rust Buster Invitational.
SOPHOMORE (2011): Competed in four meets, including the Mountain West Championships...finished 49th at the conference meet with a career-best time of 23:44...placed ninth at the Fort Hays State Tiger Invitational (18:43, 5K)...opened the season with a 30th-place time of 15:52 at the 4K Rust Buster Invitational...placed 48th at the Rocky Mountain Shootout, with a 5.8K time of 24:11.
FRESHMAN (2010): Did not compete for the cross country team.
HIGH SCHOOL: North Canyon High School...2009 regional champion in the 1600-meter run...also finished second in the 800-meter run...runner-up in both the 800- and 1600-meter events at the 2009 District Championships...named Most Valuable Senior in 2010 and Most Outstanding Junior in 2009...served as captain of cross country and track team...College Board AP Scholar...graduated with a 4.6 weighted GPA...finished in the 95% class percentile...served as Student Body president...also served as president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...superb sno-cone engineer at Tropical Sno from 2008-10.
PERSONAL: Full name is Adrianna Larre Dong...daughter of Larry and Monica Dong...has one older sister, Amanda...majoring in political science and earning minors in Chinese and Spanish...served as the Wing Honor Chairperson for Education NCO...named to the Dean's List and Athletic List...spent the summer completing Operation Air Force at Nellis AFB, Nev., and working at the Personnel Recovery Command Center for the ESET program...also backpacked through Europe with sister...hobbies include arts and crafts, reading and hiking...father invented her middle name...loves "Glee"...member of Cadet Squadron 22.