Nicholas Carpenter
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    Nicholas Carpenter

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    New Braunfels, TX

    High School:
    Oregon Connections Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 143

    Major:
    Aeronautical Engineering

    07/08/2014

    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

    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.

    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 ... named a Mountain West scholar-athlete.

    Personal
    Parents are Rick and Sharon Carpenter ... has three younger sisters ... nickname is "Nico" ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed the jump program ... active in his squadron as an operations clerk ... member of dean's lists both semesters ... member of commandant's list last fall and athletic's list last spring ... 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 "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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