June 28, 2010
Air Force swimming head coach Rob Clayton announced the arrival of the Class of 2014. This year's incoming freshman class features seven swimmers from around the United States.
"The Class of 2014 is an outstanding incoming class," said Clayton. "These athletes are excited to be great Falcon swimmers, cadets, and future Air Force officers. We're excited to see the great things they will accomplish in the years ahead."
The following is a list of this year's newcomers, along with a brief summary of their athletic accomplishments thus far:
Paul Leonhardt (Plano, Texas) - One of the most highly touted recruits in the nation (one of the top 4 in the nation according to collegeswimming.com), Paul will swim sprint to mid-distance events in all four strokes.
Angus MacDonald (Woodbridge, Va.) - Backstroke and butterfly specialist who will make an immediate impact in the water.
Micah Newmann (Duncanville, Texas) - Butterfly and freestyle sprinter that adds depth to the Falcons' loaded roster.
Daniel Schmitz (Dayton, Ohio) - Mid-distance to distance freestyle blew up during his senior year and expects to do more of the same at the Air Force Academy.
Billy Ross (Pickerington, Ohio) - Breaststroker and sprint freestyler will look to uphold the strong breaststroke tradition of Falcon swimming.
Matt Miller (Idaho Falls, Idaho) - Raw, talented sprinter from Idaho; looks to make a huge impact now that he is focusing on just swimming.
Kyle Evans (Poway, Calif.) - Butterfly specialist plans on making an immediate impact with his training and kicking abilities.