Oct. 7, 2010
The Air Force men's tennis team will split its squad this weekend and participate in two separate tournaments. Four players will play in the 2010 Boise State Fall Tennis Classic at the Appleton Tennis Center and Julia Davis Park, while eight Falcons will play at the UNM Balloon Fiesta Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. Both tournaments begin Friday, Oct. 8.
Boise State will welcome student-athletes from Air Force, Brigham Young University, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, University of Idaho, University of Montana, Montana State University, University of Oregon, Portland University, Seattle University, University of Utah, Utah State University and Weber State University.
Sophomore Lance Wilhelm is the No. 2-seeded player in the Blue singles flight and will be joined in that flight by senior captain Taylor Soster and freshman Alex Grubbs. Freshman Andy Jackson will play in his first collegiate tournament and be in the Orange flight. Wilhelm and Jackson will pair up to play doubles in the Blue flight, while Soster and Grubbs will play together in the Orange flight.
Meanwhile, in Albuquerque, senior Alex Beaussart will join freshmen Lucas Marin-Salcedo and Alex Lineberry in the top "A" flight, while junior Mike Tope, sophomores Sam Barnes and Stephen Katrein and freshman Ali Rizvi and Steven Young will be in the "B" flight.