Brittany Morreale
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    Brittany Morreale

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

    High School:
    Peninsula

    JUNIOR (2008): Competed in just one meet due to injury...paced the Falcons at the Aztec Invitational...clocked a time of 18:23 to finish 14th out of 161 runners...that time was the Falcons' best 5K time of the season...named Mountain West Conference runner of the week following that meet...became the first female to earn a weekly MWC award since 2005...served as the team's co-captain.

    SOPHOMORE (2007): Earned the team's Most Valuable Player award...was the Falcons' top finisher in two meets...picked up 22nd-place finishes at the Aztec Invitational and MWC Championships...clocked a time of 18:47 at the 5K Aztec Invitational...clocked a time of 22:44 at the conference meet...placed 58th at the NCAA Mountain Regionals with a season-best time of 22:39...academic all-conference selection...MWC Scholar-Athlete...named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District second-team.

    FRESHMAN (2006): Competed in five meets, including the regional championships...posted the team's top finish at the Roy Griak Invitational and the NCAA Regionals...placed 59th at the regional meet with a time of 23:08...clocked 23:09 at the Roy Griak Invitational to finish 83rd...claimed a sixth-place finish at the Utah Fall Festival behind a time of 22:57...clocked a season-best time of 22:33 (186th) at the Pre-National Meet...posted a 2.5-mile time of 15:48 to place 15th at Wyoming...academic all-conference selection.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Peninsula High School...named Most Valuable Player in both cross country and track (2005-06)...also named Most Valuable Captain... finished third at the California state cross country championships in 2004...finished fourth at that meet in 2005...named Captain of the Year and Athlete of the Year in 2006...class valedictorian...graduated with a 4.0 GPA...four-time Scholar-Athlete award recipient.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Russell and Carla Morreale...nickname is Britt...has one younger sister, Rebekah...majoring in physics and earning a minor in Japanese...future plans include attending pilot training...served as Wing Director of Support, Mission Support Group Deputy Commander and Wing Command Chief...earned a Superintendent's Pin every semester for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...named an Academy Ace, which recognizes cadets with a 4.0 GPA...member of the Scholars Program...conducted independent research in particle physics...received the Best of the Best award in 2007...hobbies include running, playing the viola, reading and hiking...spent six weeks in Japan during the spring semester...holds the Freshman and Sophomore Class record in the 5000-meter run...two-time academic all-conference selection for track...member of Cadet Squadron 12.

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