Air Force wrestling head coach Sam Barber has announced the arrival of the Falcons' Class of 2018, which is currently undergoing Basic Cadet Training (BCT).
Air Force wrestlers Parker Hines, Marcus Malecek, Anthony McHugh and Jesse Stafford have all been named to the 2013-14 Western Wrestling Conference All-Academic Team, as announced by the league. Meanwhile, nine other Falcons were named to the Coaches' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 season.
Sam Barber has been named the head coach for the Air Force wrestling team, as announced today by Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh. Barber takes over the reins after spending the past six years as an assistant coach for the Falcons.
The 2013-14 awardwinners for the Air Force wrestling team were honored Thursday evening at the team's annual banquet. Earning top honors was sophomore Josh Martinez (Colorado Springs, Colo.), who was the recipient of the Falcons' Outstanding Wrestler award.
With a seventh-place finish at the ASICS/Las Vegas Senior U.S. Open Wrestling Championships over the weekend, junior Jesse Stafford (Loomis, Calif.) has earned a chance to compete in the U.S. World Team Trials, which will be held May 31-June 1 in Madison, Wis.