Taylor Soster
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    Taylor Soster

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Allen, TX

    High School:
    Canyon Creek Christian

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 150

    Major:
    Social Sciences

    2009-10 (Junior)

    Posted 21 doubles wins with Brett Rodgers ... the most victories by an Air Force doubles team since Eric Pittman and current assistant coach Tyler McClung had 25 in 2002-03 ... duo posted a 10-match winning streak during the middle of the campaign and at one point won 15 of 17 matches ... went 14-8 in dual matches in doubles, all at the No. 1 position ... won eight singles matches ... recorded his first career MWC victory with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Benito Suriano of Utah at the No. 3 spot.

    2008-09 (Sophomore)

    Finished second on the team with 10 singles wins and 13 doubles wins ... won eight matches at the No. 4 singles spot and both matches at No. 5 ... posted an impressive 13-7 doubles record with Brett Rodgers ... the duo had a six-match winning streak in the middle of the campaign ... they went 12-6 at the No. 2 position.

    2007-08 (Freshman)

    Tied for second on the team with 12 overall singles victories ... played at Nos. 3 and 4 singles throughout the season ... paired with Brett Rodgers to post an impressive 16-13 overall doubles record and 13-11 mark at No. 1 doubles, including a seven-match winning streak during the middle of the season ... they recorded AFA's lone individual match win during conference play, defeating Elliot Wronki and Brian Miller of UNLV, 8-7, at the top doubles spot.

    Before Air Force

    Three-year letterwinner in tennis ... also lettered one year in basketball ... ranked 39th in Texas ... first-team all-state selection as a junior and senior ... team MVP ... advanced to the finals of the 4A state tournament as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... high school tennis coach was Eric Mullins.

    Personal

    Parents are Jerry and Dalton Soster ... has one sister, Jacqui (23) ... majoring in social sciences ... participated in the Powered Flight program this past summer ... obtained 15 hours of flying time and soloed the aircraft ... also worked USAFA Sports Camps ... hobbies include reading and playing ping pong ... favorite food is his mom's homemade meals ... favorite movie is August Rush ... favorite book is The Last Lecture ... person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus ... greatest moment in sports was defeating Army, 4-3, last season ... credits his personal coach, Doug Kruger, with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 25.

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