Austin Francis

Austin  Francis


Weddington, NC

High School:
Keystone National

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180


2008-09 (Junior)

Played the majority of the season at the No. 1 singles and doubles positions ... posted eight singles and doubles wins ... won all his doubles matches with Cody Hall, including six at the No. 1 position ... the duo advanced to the semifinals of the doubles draw at the HEB Invitational last fall ... seven of his singles matches went three sets, he went 3-4.

2007-08 (Sophomore)

Tied for second on the team with 12 overall singles victories ... played the majority of the season at the No. 2 position ... only Falcon to have a winning record (4-3) during the fall tournament season ... won his only match at the No. 1 spot, defeating Brian Thirkell of Colorado College, 6-0, 6-1 ... posted seven doubles victories with fellow sophomore James Tomlin.

2006-07 (Freshman)

Posted eight overall singles victories and six dual wins ... went 1-0 at No. 2 singles, defeating Idaho State, and 5-4 at the No. 6 spot ... played 10 doubles matches ... posted the only MWC doubles win for the Falcons with Brett Rodgers, downing Utah at the No. 2 position.

Before Air Force

Two-year letterwinner in tennis ... two-time all-conference selection ... all-state pick as a freshman.


Parents are Mark and Lark Francis ... has a younger brother, Luke (18) ... majoring in management ... would like to work as a hurricane hunter in the future ... was a personnel officer for Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... also took an astronautical engineering academic class ... active in his squadron as a public affairs officer ... hobbies include skiing and mountain biking ... also recruited by Middle Tennessee State, Furman, UNC Charlotte and UNC Wilmington ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite movie is The Matrix ... favorite book is The Bible ... favorite TV show is House ... person in history he would most like to meet is Thomas Jefferson ... credits his mom with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 17.

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