Falcons Win Two Home Matches on Sunday

    Sophomore Taylor Soster
    Sophomore Taylor Soster

    March 15, 2009

    The Air Force men's tennis team won a pair of matches Sunday at the Academy, defeating Washington College, 6-1, and Metro State, 5-2. The Falcons, winners of three straight matches, improved to 5-10 this season.

    Air Force swept the doubles match and won five of the six singles matches against Washington College, then had to rally after losing the doubles point to Metro State and also won five of the six singles matches against Metro State.

    Junior Brett Rodgers and freshman Cody Hall each won two singles matches, while Rodgers and sophomore Taylor Soster won both of their doubles matches.

    The Falcons wrap up their 14-match homestand on Monday, March 16 with a match against Bradley University beginning at 2 p.m.

    Air Force 6, Washington College 1
    March 15, 2009 at USAFA, Colo.

    Singles
    1. Austin Francis (AF) def. Adam Cranford, 7-5, 6-2
    2. Cody Hall (AF) def. Aaron Ellison, 6-0, 6-2
    3. Brett Rodgers (AF) def. Brian Cedrowski, 6-1, 6-2
    4. Taylor Soster (AF) def. Todd Green, 6-2, 6-0
    5. Brian Danviez (WC) def. Johnny Buckingham, 2-5, 7-5, (10-4)
    6. Alex Beaussart (AF) def. Mike Switala, 8-7 (6)
    Order of Finish: 2, 3, 4*, 1, 6, 5

    Doubles
    1. Francis / Hall (AF) def. Kyle Lisco / Andrew Laux, 8-2
    2. Rodgers / Soster (AF) def. Cranford / Danviez, 8-7 (3)
    3. Buckingham / Will Brown (AF) def. Switala / Green, 8-5
    Order of Finish : 1, 3*, 2

     

     

    Air Force 5, Metro State 2
    March 15, 2009 at USAFA, Colo.

    Singles
    1. Cody Hall (AF) def. Sascha Ruckelshansen, 6-0, 6-4
    2. Brett Rodgers (AF) def. Scott Bradley, 6-3, 5-7, (10-3)
    3. Angelo Faustino (MSC) def. Taylor Soster, 6-3, 6-4
    4. Johnny Buckingham (AF) def. Georgii Perez, 6-2, 7-5
    5. Will Brown (AF) def. Ryan Campbell, 6-1, 6-3
    6. James Tomlin (AF) def. Sean Carlton, 6-3, 6-3
    Order of Finish: 6, 5, 1, 3, 4*, 2

    Doubles
    1. Rodgers / Soster (AF) def. Ruckelshansen / Bradley, 8-5
    2. Perez / Faustino (MSC) def. Alex Beaussart / Tomlin, 9-8(5)
    3. Campbell / Carlton (MSC) def. Brown / Stu Coston, 8-3
    Order of Finish: 3, 1, 2*

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