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Fall Sport Senior Spotlight: Ben Hoffner

Fall Sport Senior Spotlight: Ben Hoffner 2020-10-07Leave a comment

Fall Sport Senior Highlight: Ben Hoffner

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U.S. Air Power photograph / Trevor Co


65 Ben Hoffner, OG

6-4, 275, Sr., Parkton, MD (Calvert Corridor)

 In his personal phrases:

Over the summer time I participated within the Powered flight program. This system entails educating primary aeronautics abilities and actual observe flying round Colorado. I had 4 sorties and 6 hours of flight this summer time.  

After commencement, I plan on turning into a pilot. Since I used to be a younger baby, I’ve at all times been intrigued by the concept of flight and at all times stated I needed to be a pilot after I develop up. After taking a Powered Flight class this previous summer time by childhood emotions had been confirmed by the wonderful feeling of flying excessive above the attractive state of Colorado.  

Over the previous few months, I discovered that it’s vital to be dynamic in a state of affairs like COVID 19. The power to adapt with a altering world might be tough however it’s a colossal issue to future success. The pandemic compelled us house and eliminated a few of the many stressors of being an AF Cadet.  With this bodily absence from USAFA I used to be reminded of how briskly life can transfer if you find yourself busy and the way vital it’s to take a breath. This absence jogged my memory of how vital God, household, and pals are. At USAFA it’s straightforward to turn out to be all consumed together with your each day routine however due to COVID I additional worth the time I give to the vital issues in my life outdoors of USAFA. 

 2019 – Performed in a single recreation, seeing motion within the season opener vs. Colgate … a part of an offensive line that led the convention and ranked second nationally in speeding with a 298.5 per-game common … offensive line allowed simply 4 sacks, the fewest sacks within the nation … Air Power led the convention and ranked second nationally in third-down share with a 53.5 mark … the Falcons led the Mountain West and ranked second nationally in time of possession with a 34:28 mark.

 2018 – Didn’t see any motion.

 2017 – Didn’t see any motion.

 Excessive College – Lettered two years every in soccer and lacrosse … two-year starter in soccer and served as workforce captain his senior yr … didn’t surrender a sack as a senior … earned second-team all-state honors and performed within the 2015 Crab Bowl, the Baltimore vs. Washington, D.C. all-star recreation … earned Huge 33 All-Star recreation nominee … highschool soccer coach was Donald Davis … was a peer educator.

 Private – Dad and mom are James and Kelly Hoffner … has one sister, Amanda Hess … attended the Air Power Academy Prep College and performed soccer … member of cadet squadron 21 … main is administration … want to go to undergraduate pilot coaching following commencement … hobbies embody fishing, {golfing} and snowboarding … accomplished Operations Air Power and was a distant piloted plane teacher through the summer time of 2019.

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