Nicholas Carpenter
Nicholas  Carpenter


New Braunfels, TX

High School:
Oregon Connections Academy


Aeronautical Engineering


Air Force places 29 on the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete team

The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Posted a 14-21 overall singles record … was 9-10 in dual matches and 5-11 in tournament play … was 8-13 overall in doubles, including a 3-6 dual record and 6-7 tournament record ... played mostly No. 3 doubles … earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Posted a 2-0 singles and 1-0 doubles record … both singles matches were played at the No. 6 position and the doubles match at the No. 3 spot … named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.

Before Air Force
Did not play high school tennis … attended the John Newcombe Tennis Academy in New Braunfels ... ranked No. 34 in the state of Texas and 39th in the Gulf States region, according to … represented the Planet Texas team at the 2011 World TeamTennis Junior Nationals.

Parents are Rick and Sharon Carpenter … has three younger sisters ... nickname is “Nico” … was on the leadership cadre during survival training … also completed Operation Air Force at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. … completed the Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) in the summer of 2014 … also completed the jump program … active in his squadron as an operations clerk … member of the Superintendent’s List for military, academic and athletic excellence last fall … was also a member of the Dean’s and Athletic List … hobbies include reading, hiking and playing piano ... would like to attend pilot training after his time at the Academy … favorite food is pizza ... favorite book is the Hercule Poirot novels … reality show he would choose to be on is Wipeout … favorite movie is It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World ... person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … greatest moment in sports was receiving the Ritchie-Manzini award ... credits Phil Hendrie with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing tennis when he was 13 years old … favorite professional tennis player is Roger Federer … favorite professional tennis tournament is Wimbledon … member of cadet squadron 5.
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