Air Force Runners Off to Kansas for Ft. Hays Invitational
Members of the Air Force cross country team head to Hays, Kan., for the annual Fort Hays State Tiger Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8. Last season, the Falcons swept the meet, as Richard Elmore and Lindsay Grose led their respective teams to race championships.
SENIORS LEAD FALCONS IN OREGON
Backed by a second-place finish by Nick Wilson and a 10th-place finish from Nicole Graham, the Air Force men's and women's cross country team concluded competition at the Willamette Invitational in Salem, Ore., on Oct. 1. Wilson's season-best time of 23:53.80 helped guide the Falcons to a third-place team finish. On the women's side, Graham clocked a 17:30.20 in the 5k race, as the team placed ninth.
GRAHAM NAMED MWC RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Nicole Graham was named the MWC Women's Runner of the Week on Sept. 21. The award is the first of Graham's career. It is also the second time during the three weeks of the cross country season that a member of the Air Force program has earned the weekly honor.
WILSON NAMED MWC RUNNER OF THE WEEK
Nick Wilson was named the Mountain West Conference Men's Runner of the Week on Sept. 7. The award is the first of Wilson's career and marks the seventh consecutive season that the Falcons have had at least one Mountain West Conference athlete of the week.
CALLING ALL CAPTAINS
The Air Force cross country team selected seniors Mark Walter and Matt Hellier as the captains of the men's team, while classmate Andrea Pinchak was chosen to lead the women's squad.