Shannon Buck
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    Shannon Buck

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Spokane, WA

    High School:
    New Braunfels

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 150

    Birthdate:
    11/24/1983

    At Air Force --
    2002-03 (Fr.) - First Falcon freshman ever to qualify for the NCAA Division I Singles Championships ... posted a 31-4 overall singles record and a 26-1 mark at No. 1 singles ... finished the season ranked No. 74 in the country ... lost his first-round match at the NCAA Championships to Mark Van Elder of Oklahoma State, 7-5, 6-0 ... tied the school record for most wins at No. 1 singles in one season (26) ... posted the second-best winning percentage (.963) for one season by any position player in school history ... MWC Co-Player of the Year ... rookie of the year honor for the Mountain Region of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association ... cruised through the MWC schedule, winning all five regular season matches and three more at the conference tournament.

    Before Air Force --
    Three-year letterwinner in tennis ... two-time state high school champion in Delaware ... won the Peach State National Championship in 2000 and 2002 ... champion of the Franklin Winter Classic ... ranked No. 25 in the nation for 18-and-under ... led Caesar Rodney HS to the Delaware state championship as a junior ... was 53-0 in high school ... member of the USTA Junior Davis Cup Middle States team, and the USTA Northwest Zonal team.

    Personal --
    Born Nov. 24, 1983 ... son of Don and Patti Buck ... member of National Honor Society ... planning to major in biochemistry ... completed combat survival training and global engagement last summer ... also worked the AFA summer tennis camp ... also recruited by Florida State, Wake Forest and Notre Dame ... favorite musical group is the Dave Matthews Band ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... the person in history he would most like to meet is Rod Laver ... member of cadet squadron 8.

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