1st Lt. Derek Brooks has been assigned as an assistant coach for the Air Force women's basketball program, according to head coach Andrea Williams. Brooks, a 2011 Academy graduate, joins the Falcon coaching staff after spending three years at Hanscom AFB, Mass., as a financial management officer.
Air Force women's basketball players Mary Cavanaugh and Kelly Lujan were both named to the spring 2014 Academic All-Mountain West team, as announced by the conference last week. They become the first Falcons to earn academic all-conference honors since 2011.
The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2014 features a marvelous lineup of athletes and contributors to the city's sports history and traditions. The Class of 2014 will be inducted on Tuesday, October 28, at the The Broadmoor World Arena.
The 2013-14 award winners for the Air Force women's basketball team were honored Friday evening as part of the team's annual banquet. Earning top honors was senior Camille Thompson (McDonough, Ga.), who was selected as the MVP for the 2013-14 season.
A late rally fell short as the 11th-seeded Air Force women's basketball team fell to sixth-seed San Diego State, 63-56, in the opening round of the 2014 Reese's Mountain West Women's Basketball Championship, being held at the Thomas & Mack Center.