The 41 student-athletes are the most ever in Mountain West sponsored sports only
The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000
Lucas Fumagalli, Dylan Abood, Kyle Haak. were honored for their work in the class room
The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference
Posted a 13-26 overall singles record, including a 4-17 mark in duals and a 9-9 tournament record … went 15-17 overall in doubles, including a 10-10 mark in duals and a 5-7 mark in tournaments … went 5-1 in conference doubles matches … named College Sports Information Director’s of America (CoSIDA) third-team academic All-American honors for the second straight year … also earned 2016 ITA academic honors and was an academic all-Mountain West selection … also earned Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors … has a 3.81 grade point average.
Earned third-team College Sports Information Director’s of America (CoSIDA) third-team Academic All-American honors … earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete … earned all-Mountain West honors in doubles with teammate Grant Taylor … doubles team was 13-4 overall, including a 4-2 mark in conference matches … posted a 15-19 overall singles record, including a 9-12 mark in duals and a 6-8 mark in tournament play … played No. 2 singles … was 19-13 overall in doubles play, including a 14-6 mark in duals and a 5-7 mark in tournament play.
Led the team with 19 doubles wins and tied for second with 15 singles wins … posted a 10-8 dual singles match record, including a 6-5 mark at the No. 5 position … advanced to the fourth round of consolation at the ITA Regional Tournament … defeated Tomas Cosmai of Utah State, 6-1, 3-6, 1-0(7) at No. 6 for his first career Mountain West victory … went 14-8 in dual doubles matches with Grant Taylor, including a 13-7 record at the No. 3 spot … they were 3-3 against Mountain West opponents ... named to the Mountain West all-academic team and a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis and swimming … helped his team win four state championships in tennis … attended the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in New Braunfels ... ranked No. 23 in the state of Texas and 26th in the Gulf States region, according to tennisrecruiting.net … academic All-American in swimming and academic all-state in tennis … member of National Honor Society … high school tennis coach was Dave Mueller.
Parents are John and Sabrina Fumagalli ... has two sisters and one brother ... majoring in mechanical engineering … is a Spanish minor … member of cadet squadron 9 … took part in the Cadet Summer Research Project in Austin, Texas, last summer where he worked on integrating technology such as 3D printers into a constructive learning environment for high school students … also worked as a flight commander during Basic Cadet Training where he was responsible for development of 29 freshman cadets … also completed the powered flight program and flew in a T-53 … took a T-38 incentive flight at Randolph Air Force Base while on summer leave in the summer of 2015 … also completed Operation Air Force at Elemdorf Air Force Base, Alaska, where he learned about different Air Force career fields … also worked Basic Cadet Training for his squadron … completed the Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) in the summer of 2014 … also completed the jump program … active in his squadron as an element NCO (non-commissioned officer) and squadron commander … has also been the administrative assistant to the group commander and the assistant flight commander … member of superintendent’s list … favorite food is tacos ... favorite book is the Harry Potter series … favorite movie is Remember the Titans ... people in history he would most like to meet is the Wright brothers … is fluent in Spanish … advice to young people is take the opportunity presented to you … favorite moment in sports was winning the state championship in high school.