Air Force Travels to SDSU, UNLV This Weekend
April 8, 2010
The Air Force men's tennis team plays two Mountain West Conference opponents on the road this weekend, beginning on Friday, April 9 against San Diego State at 3 p.m. The Falcons will then face UNLV on Sunday, April 11 at 10 a.m.
Air Force enters the weekend with a 10-7 overall record, an 0-2 mark in the MWC and a five-match losing streak. The Falcons lost to BYU (6-1) and Utah (5-2) at home last week. Freshman Lance Wilhelm continues to lead the team with an impressive 20-9 overall singles record and a 13-4 record at the No. 1 spot. He defeated Evan Urbina of BYU, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6(2) last week, AFA's first singles win over the Cougars since 2006.
San Diego State is 6-11 overall and 1-0 in league play entering Friday's match. The Aztecs, which re-entered the national rankings at No. 75 this week, defeated the University of San Diego, 4-3, on Wednesday. Air Force is 2-22 all-time against SDSU and hasn't beaten the Aztecs since Feb. 25, 1989.
UNLV, meanwhile, is 10-8 overall and 0-1 in the MWC entering its match against New Mexico on Friday. The Rebels, ranked 66th in the nation, lost their conference opener, 4-3, to TCU last week. The Falcons are 2-11 all-time vs. UNLV, with their last victory coming in 2003.