The senior captain finsihed 21st at the Mountain Region Championship meet.
Melissa Fuerst became the second member of the women's team to place within the top 10.
JUNIOR (2010): Competed in six meets, including the conference and regional championships...won the Woody Greeno Invitational with a time of 24:43.6...that time was the 17th-fastest time ever at Pioneer Park...earned Air Force Athlete of the Week honors following the Woody Greeno Invitational...was also the Falcons' top finisher at the Rust Buster Invitational, placing third in a 6K time of 19:22.35...placed 18th at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 25:48 (7200 elevation)...recorded a 10K time of 30:50 to finish 33rd at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships...clocked a season-best 8K time of 24:32 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (57th)...that time was ranked second on the team...finished 75th at the Pre-Nationals Meet with a time of 24:50.
SOPHOMORE (2009): Competed in five meets, including the conference and regional meets...placed 21st at the Mountain West Conference Championships with a time of 24:14...ran the 10K NCAA Regional Championships in 31:49 to place 39th...competed at the Roy Griak Invitational, placing 34th with a time of 25:34...finished 35th at the Pre-Nationals Meet with a season-best time of 24:29...that time was the second-fastest on the team at the 8K distance...opened the season with a sixth-place finish at the Rust Buster Invitational (19:23, 6K course)...that time also ranked second on that team at that distance.
FRESHMAN (2008): Earned the team's Rookie of the Year award...competed in the first three meets of the season...opened the season with a 16th-place finish at the 4.25-mile Wyoming Invitational (23:23)...clocked an 8K time of 26:53 at the Aztec Invitational to finish 89th...finished 34th at the Rocky Mountain Shootout behind a time of 27:11...also competed in the USA Cross Country Championships (Junior Division)...placed 19th at that meet with a season-best time of 25:36.
HIGH SCHOOL: Horizon High School...2007 Footlocker National Finalist (23rd)...Arizona 5AD2 individual cross country champion as a senior...also won the Mt. SAC SuperSweeps and the Doug Conley Invitational cross country titles in 2007...finished second at the Arizona 5AD1 state meet as a junior...member of two teams that finished second at the Arizona 5AD2 state meets in 2006 and 2007...team also finished second at the 2006 Doug Conley Invitational...earned multiple regional and district titles...won the 1600-meter run at the state track and field championships as a senior...was a member of the Arizona 5AD2 championship team in 2008...clocked personal-best times of 4:17 in the 1600-meter run and 9:13 in the 3200-meter run...also lettered two years in soccer...member of the National Honor Society...two-time French Honorary...four-year member of the Society of Gentlemen Scholars.
PERSONAL: Son of Harry and Joan Walmsley...goes by Jim...has a twin brother, Wil, who is on the rugby team at Arizona State University...also has a sister, Kim, that attends the University of Arizona...majoring in biology...future plans include attending dental school...hobbies include rock climbing, bowling and basketball...finished sixth in 5000-meter run at the 2009 U.S. Junior National Championships...holds the second-fastest indoor 5000-meter time (13:56.21, adjusted for altitude) in Academy history...also holds the third-fastest outdoor 5000-meter time (13:55.33a) in Academy history...member of Cadet Squadron 07.