Ryann Anderson and Joey Ching earned Scholastic All-America honors for the second straight year.
Anderson is the fifth Air Force gymnast to earn the conference award.
Air Force will face the Pioneers at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12.
SOPHOMORE | 2014: Did not compete in any team competitions...named to the USAG All-Academic Team...also earned NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honors.
FRESHMAN | 2013: Competed in nine team competitions, including the final eight as a member of the Falcons' vault rotation...scored a career-best 9.625 on that event during two meets (at Eagle Invitational, at Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships)...surpassed the 9.500 mark in five additional meets...made collegiate debut on the uneven bars (9.100) at the Air Force Triangular...also competed on the floor exercise during one meet (9.200, at Texas Woman's University)...named NACGC/W Scholastic All-American...Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Charlotte Catholic High School...member of the National Honor Society...member of the National Spanish Honor Society...received High Honors every year...founded a club called "Golden Friends Club", which visited a local nursing home...competed at the club level for Southeastern Gymnastics...coached by Ludmilla Shobe...2012 Level 10 national qualifier...two-time Level 10 regional qualifier (2011, 2012).
PERSONAL: Full name is Ryann Elise Anderson...daughter of David and Vivienne Anderson...has three younger brothers: Robbie, Jaret and Jake...born in Falls Church, Virginia...majoring in behavioral science...future plans include becoming an intelligence officer...served as Standardization/Evaluation NCO, Public Affairs NCO and worked as an Element Leader during the second session of Basic Cadet Training...member of the Scholars' Program...three-time member of the Superintendent's List, which recognizes excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...traveled to Hawaii and completed Operation Air Force in Arizona over the summer...earned Jump Wings in the 2013...hobbies include baking, cooking, singing and hiking..."I love all of the events, but my favorite depends on the one that I am doing best that day"...member of Cadet Squadron 18.