Sam Barnes
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    Sam Barnes

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Katy, TX

    High School:
    Cinco Ranch

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 165

    Major:
    Foreign Area Studies

    2010-11 (Sophomore)
    Played five overall singles and 10 overall doubles matches ... posted a 3-3 doubles record with Alex Beaussart.

    2009-10 (Freshman)
    Played 20 doubles matches with Alex Beaussart ... duo went 8-12 and won all eight matches in a row during the middle of the season ... they won seven matches at the No. 3 position ... played 11 singles matches, posted a 3-2 record during the fall tournament slate.

    Before Air Force
    Three-year letterwinner in tennis ... three-time team MVP ... district doubles champion as a junior and senior ... placed third at regionals in doubles each season ... led team to district championship and regional runner-up finish as a senior ... team captain his senior campaign ... ranked in the top 40 in the state of Texas for Boys 18-under category ... member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... high school tennis coach was Colin Harvey.

    Personal
    Parents are Lynn and Marilyn Barnes ... has one sister, Hannah (23) ... worked support for Operation Air Force this past summer and worked in the Command Center ... active in his squadron as an element leader ... also recruited by UC San Diego ... hobbies include surfing and playing soccer ... favorite food is sushi ... favorite movie is 180 Degrees South ... favorite TV show is Blue Mountain State ... favorite book is Force of Nature ... person in history he would most like to meet is Eddie Aikau ... greatest moment in sports was beating Army during his freshman year ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 8.

    Inside Men's Tennis