Falcons Finish Season Ranked Ninth in Mountain Region
June 5, 2013
The Air Force men's tennis team finished the 2012-13 season ranked No. 9 in the Mountain Region for the second consecutive year. Air Force posted an 11-13 record and won five regional matches, the most in one season since 2007.
Individually, recent graduate Lance Wilhelm finished his senior season ranked 78th in the nation and fourth in the region, the highest rankings for a Falcon since Shannon Buck finished the 2005 campaign ranked 57th nationally and third in the region.
Wilhelm and rising junior Grant Taylor ranked fifth in the final Mountain Region doubles rankings, the best finish for an Air Force team since Buck and Tyler McClung finished No. 4, also in '05. The Falcon duo posted a 22-11 overall record and was 17-7 at the No. 1 spot this season.