The Air Force track and field team kicked off the 2020 Mountain West Indoor Championships this afternoon (Feb. 27) with two medals and the fourth-fastest women’s distance medley relay in Academy history.
Courtesy Air Force Cadets Athletics, click here! Click here! Feature photo: Grace Proesch-N. Cedar-Air Force Academy (far left)©Air Force Academy 2020
The DMR squad of senior Swathi Samuel, sophomore Grace Proesch, sophomore Brid O’Connell and senior Lindsey Blanks accounted for an altitude-adjusted time of 11:38.54 (11:49.27 actual) to debut in fourth on the program’s all-time standings and earn a spot on the podium, as Blanks used a strong finish to move the Falcons into a third-place finish in the 10-team final.