Air Force athletics has named Blake Baldi as head boxing coach, according to an announcement today by Director of Athletics Jim Knowlton. Baldi is a 2005 Air Force Academy graduate and was a Wing Open and national champion that year.
Junior Mateus Arcano claimed his first NCBA national title on Sunday, April 12, as the Air Force boxing team wrapped up competition at the 40th-annual National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships in Sunrise, Florida. As a team, the Falcons finished third in the team standings.
Senior Roy Taylor and junior Gytenis Borusas picked up victories this afternoon (April 11) during the semifinal round of action at the National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships in Sunrise, Florida. Overall, the Falcons accounted for a 2-5 record during the second day of action at the national meet.
The Air Force boxing team posted a 4-2 record during the opening day of competition at the 2015 National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships in Sunrise, Florida. The men earned three victories during the national quarterfinals on Friday, April 10, while the women claimed their programs' first NCBA win.
Four regional titles highlighted the Air Force boxing team's run at the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) Western Regional Championships, which concluded late Saturday night in Reno. The Falcons posted a 4-5 record on the final night of competition, while senior Roy Taylor was named the tournament's outstanding boxer.