Nicholas Carpenter
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    Nicholas Carpenter

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    New Braunfels, TX

    High School:
    Oregon Connections Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 136

    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 tennisrecruiting.net ... represented the Planet Texas team at the 2011 World TeamTennis Junior Nationals.

    Personal
    Parents are Rick and Sharon Carpenter ... has three younger sisters ... nickname is "Nico" ... hobbies include reading, hiking and playing cribbage ... interested in majoring in aeronautical engineering ... would like to attend pilot training after his time at the Academy ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite book is the "Left Behind" series ... 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 6.

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