Charlie Perkins
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    Charlie Perkins

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Alameda, Calif.

    High School:
    Alameda

    Height:
    5-11

    JUNIOR (2012): Competed in two meets, including the conference championships...finished 36th at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 25:40.5...clocked a season-best 8K time of 24:37.9 to place 25th at the Rim Rock Classic.

    SOPHOMORE (2011): Competed in five meets, including the conference and regional championships...finished 25th at the Mountain West Championships with an 8K time of 26:16...finished 14th among 305 runners at the Woody Greeno Invitational (25:27) to help Air Force win the team title...finished 49th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships with a 10K time of 32:00...ran a five-mile time of 26:11 to place 15th in the JV race of the Notre Dame Invitational...clocked a 6K time of 19:38 to finish 30th at the Rust Buster Invitational

    FRESHMAN (2010): Competed in the first two meets of the season...opened the season at the Rust Buster Invitational, placing 55th with a 6K time of 21:34...clocked a 6K time of 27:49 at the Woody Greeno Invitational (123rd).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Alameda High School...set a personal-best time of 15:22 in the cross country 5K at Mt. SAC to finish first in division...placed ninth in the 3200-meter run at California's North Coast Section Meet of Champions...placed 22nd at the state cross country championships...recorded a 4.0 GPA during junior and senior seasons.

    PERSONAL: Full first name is Charles, but goes by Charlie...nickname is "Tuna"...son of Randall and Alyssa Perkins...father served in the Army and Coast Guard...has a twin brother, Zach, who is a junior at the Air Force Academy and member of the cross country team...also has an older brother, Randall, who is graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy...majoring in systems engineering management...future plans include working in the acquisitions field...served as Security Officer for squadron...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include running and biking...member of Cadet Squadron 25.

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