Josh Van Wyngaarden
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    Josh Van Wyngaarden

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    La Vista, Neb.

    High School:
    Papillion-La Vista

    JUNIOR (2006): Ran in six meets for the Falcons, including the conference and regional meets...won the Utah Fall Festival with a time of 25:25...placed sixth at the season-opening Wyoming Invitational in 22:23 (4.1-mile course)...picked up a 15th-place finish at the Mountain West Conference championships (25:19)...finished within the top half (45th) of the field at the 10k regional meet (32:26)...also competed at the Roy Griak Invitational (26:23-117th) and the Pre-National Meet (25:04-131st)...selected as captain for the 2007 season...SOPHOMORE (2005): Competed in six races for the Falcons, including the conference and regional championships...posted an 8k-time of 25:55 at the MWC Championships ...clocked a 10k-time of 32:36 at the NCAA Regional Championships, finishing within the top half of the field...crossed the finish line of the Willamette Invitational in 24:48... ran the Woody Greeno Invitational in 26:47...also clocked a 25:55 at the Pre-Nationals Meet...opened the season with a time of 23:31 at the Wyoming Invitational (4.1 mile)... FRESHMAN (2004): Ran in five meets for Air Force as a member of the junior varsity squad...completed the season-opening 4.1-mile Wyoming Invitational in 23:36...clocked a time of 27:58 at the Woody Greeno Invitational...finished 12th with a time of 26:52 at the Fort Hays Invitational...ran the Rocky Mountain Shootout in 27:58...finished 14th at the Air Force Open, clocking a time of 29:12...HIGH SCHOOL: Papillion-La Vista High School...named all-state cross country...finished eighth as a senior in state cross country meet...ran the mile in 4:24...also has a career-best time of 1:58.5 in the 800-meter run... NOTABLES: Member of the Air Force track team...earned academic all-conference honors in cross country as a sophomore and junior...three-time selection to the academic all-conference team for track...three-time MWC Scholar-Athlete.

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