Air Force set career-best all-MW totals for both the men (six) and women (two).
It is the junior's first weekly award from the Mountain West.
Melissa Fuerst became the second member of the women's team to place within the top 10.
Isaiah Bragg, Mountain West Runner of the Week
Photos from the Rust Buster Invitational.
Photos from the men's Rust Buster Invitational.
Rust Buster Invitational
SOPHOMORE (2011): Earned all-conference honors after placing 14th at the Mountain West Championships...crossed the finish line in 25:45 to help the Falcons to a second-place finish in the team standings...posted a season-best 8K time of 25:25 to place 11th at the Woody Greeno Invitational and help Air Force win the team title...also competed in an 8K race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational, posting a time of 26:17 (241st)...placed 40th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships with a 10K time of 31:39...clocked a five-mile time of 25:13 at the Notre Dame Invitational (78th)...finished 14th at the Rust Buster Invitational with a season-opening 6K time of 19:20.
FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in six meets, including the conference and regional championships...was one of two Air Force freshmen to compete at the conference meet and the only freshman to compete at the regional championships...placed 30th at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 26:29...finished 75th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships with a 10K time of 32:14...opened the season with a 19th-place finish at the Rust Buster Invitational (20:18, 6000-meter course)...also competed at the Woody Greeno Invitational (26:08, 25th), Wisconsin adidas Invitational (25:46, 111th) and Pre-Nationals Meet (25:48, 168th).
HIGH SCHOOL: Emmanuel Christian Academy...2008 Ohio Division III state champion in cross country...2010 state champion in the 3200-meter run with a personal-best time of 9:22.13...finished second in the 1600-meter run at the regional championships with a career-best time of 4:22.07...also competed in wrestling...was a 2008 regional qualifier...member of the National Honor Society...served as student body president...class salutatorian.
PERSONAL: Full name is Isaiah Luke Bragg...nickname is "ShoTyme"...son of Dan and Annette Bragg...has one older brother, Josiah...also has two younger brothers, Noah and Micah...majoring in aeronautical engineering...future plans include becoming a developmental engineer...considers running a gift and his way to glorify God...would like thank his family for everything, "I wouldn't be here without their support"...clocked the 10th-fastest time in Academy history in the 10,000-meter run during sophomore season...member of Cadet Squadron 32.