Soster and Grubbs Capture Doubles Flight at Boise State Classic
Freshman Alex Grubbs
 
Freshman Alex Grubbs

Oct. 10, 2010

Two Air Force doubles teams reached the finals of their respective flight Sunday as the Falcons wrapped up action at the Boise State Fall Classic. Senior Taylor Soster and freshman Alex Grubbs rallied from a 5-0 deficit to win the Orange flight, 9-7, over Geoff Hernandez and Ratan Gill of Portland, while sophomore Lance Wilhelm and freshman Andy Jackson fell in the final of the Blue flight, 8-6, to Sven Poslusny and Bryan Marchant of Utah State.

Meanwhile, at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic in Albuquerque, N.M., freshman Steven Young lost a thrilling three-set match Dominic Bermudez of Northern Arizona, 7-6 (8), 6-7(4), 7-6(5). Young went 4-1 this weekend in Albuquerque.

The Falcons are idle until the ITA Mountain Regional Tournament in Las Vegas, Nev., beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Air Force Results
Boise State Fall Classic
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010

Blue Doubles
Semifinals
Lance Wilhelm / Andy Jackson (AF) def. Marius Cirstea / Alex Joitoiu (IDAHO), 8-6


Finals
Sven Poslusny / Bryan Marchant (USU) def. Wilhelm / Jackson (AF), 8-6

Orange Doubles
Semifinals
Soster / Grubbs (AF) def. Luis Altimires / Kyle Koetje (EWU), 8-4


Finals
Soster / Grubbs (AF) def. Geoff Hernandez / Ratan Gill (PORT), 9-7

UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic
Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010

Flight A Singles
Consolation
Alex Clinkerbeard (DU) def. Lucas Marin-Salcedo (AF), 7-6, 6-2

Flight B Singles
Finals
Dominic Bermudez (NAU) def. Steven Young (AF), 7-6 (8), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5)

 

 

Consolation
Yang Yang (NMMI) def. Mike Tope (AF), 6-2, 6-0
Stephen Katrein (AF) def. Sam Barnes (AF), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

Doubles
Consolation
Armando Morales / Matej Stakne (NMSU) def. Alex Beaussart / Sam Barnes (AF), 8-4

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