Michael Gies

Michael  Gies


Austin, TX

High School:
St. Stephens

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170



2007-08 (Sophomore)

Played 10 singles matches during the season, most at the No. 6 position ... produced a 9-9 record with Johnny Buckingham at No. 3 doubles ... pulled out an exciting 6-2, 6-7, 1-0 (11-9) victory over Nick Patonai of UMKC in a 6-1 Falcon victory.

2006-07 (Freshman)

Played four overall singles matches, winning one ... posted a 2-1 overall doubles record with Ryan White ... won both in consolation rounds at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic.

Before Air Force

Four-year letterwinner in tennis ... also lettered one year in baseball ... named most improved player on tennis team in '05 ... high school tennis coaches were David Roditi and Meredith Walton.


Born July 25, 1987 ... son of Kevin Gies and Charlotte Haney ... has one younger brother, Danny (17), and one younger sister, Josie (3) ... majoring in management with a minor in Spanish ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force at Ramstein AB, Germany, this past summer ... also worked the USAFA Sports Camps and Basic Cadet Training ... favorite food is Mexican food ... favorite book is The DaVinci Code ... favorite TV show is Lost ... favorite movie is Gladiator ... person in history he would most like to meet is John F. Kennedy ... credits Thomas Mathews with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 20.

Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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