Junior wins award for third straight season
10 a.m. (PT) on Friday, April 27
Sophomore swept matches vs. CC last Sunday
Senior Michael Tope wins first career dual match
Air Force looking for 11th victory
Played in a career-high five singles matches, all during the fall tournament season ... won his first career singles match at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic ... played three doubles matches ... named a scholar-athlete by the Mountain West Conference for the third consecutive season.
Played just one doubles match during the season ... named a scholar-athlete by the Mountain West Conference for the second consecutive season.
Played just one doubles match during the season ... named a scholar-athlete by the Mountain West Conference.
Before Air Force
Three-year letterwinner in tennis ... two-time runner-up at regionals ... elected President of National Honor Society at Rampart ... high school tennis coaches were David Baxter and Don Gordon.
Parents are Chris and Dee Tope ... has a younger sister, Susan (16) ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... worked USAFA Sports Camps this past summer ... also completed the Powered Flight Program ... active in his squadron as the athletic officer ... hobbies include backpacking, hiking and inline hockey ... favorite food is enchiladas ... favorite movie is 300 ... favorite TV show is Chuck ... favorite book is It's Not About the Bike ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 36.