Falcons open the season Oct. 5-6 at the Intermountain Shootout in Grand Junction.
The 10 freshmen include four High School All-Americans.
2011-12: Attended the USAFA Prep school and swam club for the Falfins Swim Club, coached by Mike Stromberg.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years in swimming...All-American...high school swimming coach was Cody Huckabay...swam club for Mansfield Aquatic Club, coached by Cody Huckabay.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 29...has two younger siblings...hobby is cooking...favorite food is barbeque...favorite movie is 300...something most people don't know about him is that he has a private pilots license...pre-race/meet ritual is to eat pizza the night before...has country, rock and hip hop on his iPod...son of Craig and Dana Tipton.