Falcons Welcome Seven Newcomers to Men's Hoops Program

    Air Force welcomed seven new players to the men's basketball program

    Air Force welcomed seven new players to the men's basketball program

    July 2, 2012

    Air Force men's basketball coach Dave Pilipovich has announced the seven players that comprise the Falcons' incoming Class of 2016. All seven played at the USAFA Prep School last season and helped the team to a 27-4 record.

    Tre’ Coggins
    Height: 6-2
    Weight: 185
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, CA
    High School: JSerra Catholic HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 30 games … averaged 11.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest … third on the team with 124 field goals and 53 three-pointers made ... shot 82 percent (55-67) from the free-throw line … led the squad with 47 steals and second with 71 assists.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball … twice named team MVP … first-team all-conference and second-team all-CIF selection as a senior … high school basketball coach was Joedy Gardner.

     

    Alex LaLonde
    Height: 6-5
    Weight: 175
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Wooster, OH
    High School: Wooster HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 19 games … averaged 6.7 points and 3.7 rebounds per game … shot 44 percent (52-117) from the field.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball … named conference player of the year as a senior … All-Ohio special mention … high school basketball coach was Craig Martin.

     

    Conner Litt
    Height: 6-8
    Weight: 215
    Position: Forward/Center
    Hometown: Lancaster, OH
    High School: Fairfield Union HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 30 games … averaged 3.7 points and 2.2 rebounds per game … shot 46 percent (34-74) from the field and 38 percent (10-26) from three-point range ... third on the team with six charges taken.


     

     

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball … also lettered in soccer and track … two-time first-team all-district pick … two-time all-league selection … named one of the top 100 underclassmen by Ohio coaches … high school basketball coaches were Sky Brusco, Scott Matchett and Keith Barr.

     

    Phillip Mays
    Height: 6-1
    Weight: 190
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Memphis, TN
    High School: Wooddale HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 30 games … averaged 7.6 points and 2.8 rebounds per game … finished fourth on the team with 49 assists … shot 50 percent (85-170) from the field and 78 percent (47-60) from the free-throw line ... second on the team with 45 steals.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball … district and team MVP as a senior … member of West Tennessee All-Star team … team’s offensive player of the year as a junior … second-team all-district as a junior … high school basketball coach was Jerry Johnson.

     

    Cam Michael
    Height: 6-5
    Weight: 185
    Position: Guard
    Hometown: Loveland, CO
    High School: Loveland HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 30 games … led team in scoring and rebounding at 18.7 points and 3.9 rebounds per game … shot 57 percent (198-346) from the field and 87 percent (96-110) from the free-throw line ... second on the squad with 79 three-pointers made and shot 43 percent from beyond the arc … led the team with 77 assists and 15 charges taken.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball … also lettered in baseball … all-state selection as a senior … two-time first-team all-conference pick … named Chauncey Billups State Player of the Year … high school basketball coach was Shawn Pitts.

     

    Zach Moer
    Height: 6-10
    Weight: 220
    Position: Center
    Hometown: Dallas, TX
    High School: Coram Deo Academy
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 30 games … averaged 4.5 points and 3.2 rebounds per game … shot 44 percent (60-137) from the field ... had 39 assists and nine steals.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball … also lettered in track … two-time team MVP … two-time second-team all-state and first-team all-district selection … high school basketball coach was Victor Lemley.

     

    Daniel Salomon
    Height: 6-9
    Weight: 205
    Position: Center
    Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL
    High School: Admiral Farragut HS
    Previous School: USAFA Prep School

    USAFA Prep School: Appeared in 28 games … averaged 1.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game … shot 52 percent (25-48) from the field.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in basketball … also lettered in track and football … all-conference selection as a senior … helped team to regional runner-up finish … high school basketball coach was Sylvio Brutos.

     

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