Won eight singles and six doubles matches ... named team's Most Improved Player ... posted an 8-7 dual match singles record, including a 4-3 mark at the No. 6 position ... won the deciding match in 4-3 victory over UMKC ... won three matches at the No. 6 doubles spot with Steven Young.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis ... ranked in the top 25 in Boys 16 and top 30 in Boys 18 at the Super Championship level in Texas ... helped his junior team win the USTA Team Tennis national championship in 2011 ... high school tennis coach was Doug Davis.
Parents are Steve and Ellen Parks ... has one sister ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed the space program ... would like to become an orthopedic surgeon in the future ... active in his squadron as an element NCO (non-commissioned officer) ... member of athletic's list last semester ... also recruited by Trinity and Villanova ... hobbies include golf and playing the piano ... favorite food is sushi ... favorite book is Unbroken ... favorite movies are Miracle on Ice and Rocky ... person in history he would most like to meet is Pete Sampras ... credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing tennis at age 8 ... favorite professional tennis player is Novak Djokovic ... member of cadet squadron 22.