A program-record five Falcons earned their fourth straight academic all-conference honor.
Air Force set career-best all-MW totals for both the men (six) and women (two).
Katie Carroll became just the sixth Falcon to earn academic All-MW honors four straight years.
Jen Bremser, Air Force Athlete of the Week
Photos from the Rust Buster Invitational.
Photos from the women's Rust Buster Invitational.
Rust Buster Invitational
SENIOR (2012): Team captain.
JUNIOR (2011): Competed in six meets, including the conference and regional championships...finished fourth at the Woody Greeno Invitational, helping the Falcons to a second-place finish in the team-standings...clocked a time of 21:34 at that meet, which ranked second on the team in 2011...placed 21st at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 22:17...clocked 22:33 to finish 49th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships...opened the season with a 12th-place finish at the 4K Rust Buster Invitational (14:56)...also competed at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:20, 115th) and the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (22:20, 248th)...academic all-conference selection.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Competed in six races, including the conference and regional championships...placed 45th at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a 6K time of 24:18 (7200 elevation)...finished 70th at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a time of 22:22...posted a season-best 6K time of 22:03 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (96th)...that time was the second-fastest on the team...finished 17th (22:59) at the Woody Greeno Invitational...clocked a time of 22:35 at the Pre-Nationals Meet (188th)...opened the season placing 11th (15:58, 4K course) at the Rust Buster Invitational...academic all-conference selection.
FRESHMAN (2009): Earned the team's Most Outstanding Freshman award...competed in five meets, including the conference and regional championships...was the Falcons' top finisher at the Mountain West Conference Championships, finishing 20th with a season-best time of 22:36...that time was ranked fourth on the team...placed 99th at the NCAA Regional Championships with a time of 23:22...opened the season with a 13th-place finish at the Rust Buster Invitational (15:45, 4K course)...ranked the Roy Griak Invitational in 24:14 to finish 94th...also competed at the Pre-Nationals Meet, crossing the finish line in 23:27...academic all-conference selection.
HIGH SCHOOL: Sand Creek High School...Colorado Springs 5A Runner of the Year...top Colorado finisher at the Footlocker Midwest Championship...four-year state qualifier in cross country...three-year state qualifier to the state track meet...placed fifth at the Colorado state cross country championships...school record holder in the 5K (18:07) and two-mile (11:25)...league and regional cross country champion...city two-mile champion...academic all-state first-team selection...Colorado High School Athletic Association scholarship winner...class valedictorian...graduated with a 4.2 grade point average...member of the National Honor Society...student council athletic commissioner...Link Leader...Rotary Club champion...selected as the Mayor's Top-100 Teen...four-year scholar-athlete...three-time Sand Creek Student of the Year (2007-08-09).
PERSONAL: Full name is Jennifer Grace Bremser...goes by Jen...daughter of Dennis and Amy Bremser...father retired from the Air Force with the rank of major...has one younger sister, Bree...majoring in behavioral science...future plans include becoming a nurse...hobbies include running, hiking and spending time with family and friends...grandfathers were in the Marines and the Army...set Alabama state mile record (7:01) at seven years old... age group champion of the Bolder Boulder and State Games of the West...set the Academy's 3000-meter steeplechase record (10:46.79)...also ranked fifth in the indoor 5000-meter run, seventh in the indoor 3000-meter run and 10th in the outdoor 5000-meter run...member of Cadet Squadron 17.