Air Force Announces Incoming Men's Tennis Class

    Dan Oosterhous announced his incoming recruiting class
    Dan Oosterhous announced his incoming recruiting class

    June 27, 2011

    Air Force men's tennis coach Dan Oosterhous announced today the three members that will make up the Falcons' class of 2015. Joey Brandt (Folsom, CA), Landon Kinsey (Greensboro, NC) and Grant Taylor (Salt Lake City, UT) arrived for Basic Cadet Training on Thursday, June 23, marking the beginning of the four-year journey to become officers in the United States Air Force. The new cadets will start academic classes on Thursday, Aug. 4 and join the returning members of the tennis team to begin the fall season.

    "I'm very excited about this talented group of freshman that will be joining our team," said Oosterhous. "It's been a pleasure getting to know these young men during the recruiting process and I'm really looking forward to working with them in the upcoming years."

    Air Force's recruiting class is ranked in the top 35 nationally among mid-major programs by tennisrecruiting.net.

    Air Force Academy Men's Tennis Class of 2015:

    Joey Brandt


    Joey Brandt
    Height: 5-9
    Weight: 150 lbs.
    Hometown: Folsom, Calif.
    High School: San Joaquin HS

    Before Air Force
    Trained at Advantage Tennis Academy in Irvine, Calif. ... ranked as high as No. 6 in the Northern California USTA section ... highest tennisrecruiting.net national ranking was No. 156 ... placed fifth in the 2010 West Coast Championships ... played on the California Nike Junior Tour team and made it to the semifinals of the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) team tournament.




    Landon Kinsey


    Landon Kinsey
    Height: 6-1
    Weight: 164 lbs.
    Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
    High School: Page HS

    Before Air Force
    Won the North Carolina USTA state qualifier and placed ninth at the US Clay Court Championships ... was a three-time all-conference and all-region selection and was named all-state twice ... highest tennisrecruiting.net national ranking was No. 109 ... also competes in marathons and triathlons.




    Grant Taylor


    Grant Taylor
    Height: 6-1
    Weight: 170 lbs.
    Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
    High School: Brighton HS

    Before Air Force
    Four-time state champion and team captain of his high school team ... received the Lee Hammel Award as the Most Outstanding High School Player in Utah ... ranked No. 1 in doubles in USTA Intermountain Section ... highest tennisrecruiting.net national ranking was No. 283.


     

     

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