Falcons Take On UNM at MW Championships
April 26, 2012
vs. New MexicoApril 27, 2012, 10 a.m.San Diego, Calif.Quarterfinals - Mountain West Championships THIS WEEKThe Air Force men’s tennis team travels to San Diego, Calif., for the 2012 Mountain West Tennis Championships. The sixth-seeded Falcons will take on the third-seeded New Mexico Lobos on Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m. (PT). AIR FORCE HEAD COACH DAN OOSTERHOUSAir Force head coach Dan Oosterhous is in his third season as the men’s tennis coach after being named the program’s 12th head coach on October 1, 2009. Oosterhous, a 1993 graduate of the Academy, replaced legendary head coach Rich Gugat, who retired after 36 years at the helm of the men’s tennis program.Oosterhous led the Falcons to a 10-14 record last season and has a 31-39 career mark. Last season, he coached the Falcons to a 6-1 victory over service-academy rival Army and Lance Wilhelm and Andy Jackson to a No. 7 doubles ranking in the Mountain Region. Wilhelm is currently ranked 17th in the Mountain Region in singles. LAST TIME OUTThe Falcons closed out thier regular season with a 7-0 victory over Colorado College Sunday at the Academy. Senior Michael Tope paired with sophomore Alex Grubbs to win the No. 3 doubles match and give Tope his first career dual match victory. AFA’s 11 victories are the most since 2007. MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULEQuarterfinals - Friday, April 27Match 1: #4 TCU vs. #5 UNLV, 10 a.m.Match 2: #3 New Mexico vs. #6 Air Force, 10 a.m. Semifinals - Saturday, April 28#1 Boise State vs Winner of Match 1, 10 a.m.#2 San Diego State vs. Winner of Match 2, 10 a.m. Finals - Sunday, April 29Semifinal Winners, 10 a.m.