Dillon Launius
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    Dillon Launius

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Austin, TX

    High School:
    Vandergrift

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 165

    Major:
    Mechanical Engineering

    2013-14 (Freshman)
    Posted an 0-2 singles and 1-2 doubles record ... went 1-0 at the No. 3 doubles position with Nico Carpenter.

    Before Air Force
    Four-year letterwinner in tennis ... three-time first-team all-district selection ... two-time state qualifier ... ranked No. 41 in the state of Texas and 49th in the Gulf States region, according to tennisrecruiting.net ... high school tennis coach was James Larremore.

    Personal
    Parents are Bob and Wendy Launius ... has two sisters and one brother ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed the jump program ... active in his squadron as an element NCO (non-commissioned officer) ... member of dean's and athletic's lists both semesters last year ... would like to attend pilot training after his time at the Academy ... hobbies include hiking and biking ... favorite food is wings ... favorite book is any Harry Potter book ... reality show he would choose to be on is Deal or No Deal ... favorite movie is Casino Royale ... person in history he would most like to meet is Ronald Reagan ... credits Roger Federer with the biggest influence on his sports career ...started playing tennis at age six ... favorite professional tennis player is Roger Federer ... favorite professional tennis tournament is the Australian Open ... member of cadet squadron 14.

    Inside Men's Tennis