Jan. 23, 2013
Air Force senior Lance Wilhelm has been named the Mountain West Men's Tennis Player of the Week.
Wilhelm, a native of Gig Harbor, Wash., went a combined 3-1 last week as the Falcons lost a conference match to Boise State 5-2 on Saturday, then defeated Montana 4-3 on Sunday. Wilhelm posted the biggest win of his career on Saturday, defeating 28th-ranked Andrew Bettles of Boise State, 7-5, 6-3, then posted a 7-6, 6-1 victory over Andrew Warren of Montana.
Wilhelm and his doubles partner, Grant Taylor, the eighth-ranked team in the Mountain Region, defeated Montana's Andrew Warren and Ethan Vaughn, 8-4, on Sunday.
The Falcons host Montana State on Saturday, Jan. 26 and Seattle University on Sunday, Jan. 27. Both matches begin at 9 a.m.