Mary Cavanaugh
Mary  Cavanaugh


Arvada, CO

High School:



2014-15 (Sophomore): Took season off to focus on academics.

2013-14 (Freshman): Played in 26 games, all in reserve, averaging 10.6 minutes per game … averaged 2.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game … fifth on the team with 11 three-point baskets … career-high eight points against San Diego State … made debut against #12 North Carolina … played career-high 23 minutes vs. Wyoming … hit two three-point baskets three times … Mountain West Academic All-Conference.

Before Air Force:

High School: Lettered four years in basketball ... coached by Ron McClurg ... three-time all-conference honoree ... named to Memorial Hoopla All-Tournament team in 2012 and 2013 ... End of the Oregon Trail All-Tournament team (2010, 2012) ... also lettered two years in track ... graduated with high honors ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 25 ... daughter of Bill and Debbie Cavanaugh ... cousin, Patrick, was an intercollegiate athlete ... major is management … future career plan is financial management … on the Dean’s list and Commandant’s list twice … is active in her squadron as the element leader, in charge of three freshmen and three sophomores and ensuring everything is going well for them … in the summer of 2015 completed Operation Air Force in Qatar … hobbies are traveling and spending time with friends and family … began playing basketball at age five … decided to come to the Academy for its amazing opportunity and that it would set her up for a good future … credits her dad as having the biggest influence on her sports career … something not many people know about her is that she writes left-handed … the most notable thing about her home down is that music band The Fray is from Arvada … enjoys listening to The Zac Brown Band … favorite TV shows are Parks & Recreation and Once Upon a Time … favorite movie is Dirty Dancing … favorite class subject is finance … favorite food is pizza … favorite athlete is Stephen Curry … favorite pro team is the Denver Nuggets … her favorite thing about basic training was the bond you make with your classmates.

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