Steven Young
    Steven Young


    Knoxville, TN

    High School:
    Knoxville Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 165

    Civil Engineering

    2012-13 (Junior)
    Finished third on the team with 15 overall and 10 dual match singles wins ... played solid in the back half of the lineup, going 6-1 at the Nos. 4 and 5 spots combined ... won two matches in the consolation bracket at the ITA Mountain Region Tournament ... won 10 overall doubles matches and posted a 5-2 mark at the No. 3 position with Andy Jackson.

    2011-12 (Sophomore)
    Tied for third on the team with 11 overall singles wins ... posted an 8-8 record in dual matches ... went 3-2 at the No. 4 position and 2-1 at No. 5 ... won three doubles matches.

    2010-11 (Freshman)
    Finished second on the team with 15 overall singles wins ... tied for second with 10 dual match wins, including a 6-4 mark at the No. 6 position ... advanced to the finals of the UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic in the fall before losing in a third-set tiebreak ... won six doubles matches, including two against MWC opponents with Lance Wilhelm (TCU @ No. 2 and Utah @ No. 1) ... received the team's Most Improved Player award ... named to the Mountain West all-academic team.

    Before Air Force
    Ranked #9 in Tennessee USTA, Boy's 18s ... ranked #79 in Southern Section USTA, Boy's 18s ... highest 2010 National Ranking was #301 ... three-year letterwinner in high school ... two-time Tennessee High School State doubles champion ... led team to state championship in 2008 ... finished third in Tennessee State Junior Qualifying Tournament (2009) ... member of National Honor Society ... high school tennis coach was Rusty Morris.

    Parents are Tim and Anne Young ... has one sister ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed the powered flight program ... active in his squadron as an assistant flight commander ... member of the dean's list ... hobby is hunting ... favorite food is his mom's chocolate chip cookies ... favorite movie is Lonesome Dove ... reality show he would choose to be on is Wipeout ... greatest moment in sports was winning the first state tournament for his high school ... person in history he would most like to meet is George Washington ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing tennis at age 8 ... favorite professional tennis player is Marat Safin ... member of cadet squadron 5.

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