Shannon Buck Named MWC Player of the Week
Feb. 21, 2004
Air Force sophomore Shannon Buck is the Mountain West Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week. Buck led the Falcons to a 2-1 dual match record last week.
Buck, from San Antonio, Texas, went undefeated in three singles and three doubles matches last week as the Falcons posted a 2-1 team record. Ranked No. 35 in the country and competing at the No. 1 spot for Air Force, Buck opened the weekend with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Christian Gerloff of Point Loma Nazarene, followed by a 6-2, 6-4 win over Marc Contreras (UC Riverside) and a 7-6, 6-2 victory over UC Irvine's Jon Endrikat. Buck teamed with Tyler McClung to post a 3-0 mark in doubles play.
The Falcons host CSU-Pueblo (9 a.m.) and Northern Colorado (12:30 p.m.) on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Academy's Indoor Courts.