Two of Air Force's intercollegiate athletic programs - women's tennis and men's golf - received public recognition for their high achievement in the latest multiyear Academic Program Rate scores, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
Air Force senior Hannah Dake was named the recipient of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's national Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the 2012-13 academic year. After winning the Mountain Region award last week, Dake was on the national ballot with 11 other regional winners.
Air Force senior Hannah Dake won the Arthur Ashe Jr. Leadership and Sportsmanship Award for the Mountain Region, announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Dake will be one of 12 players from across the country on the ballot for the national award, to be announced later this month.
Air Force women's tennis head coach Kim Gidley is scheduled to participate in a tennis clinic for the athletes and their families competing in the 2013 Warrior Games on Tuesday, May 14 at the Air Force Academy Indoor Tennis Courts, located in the Cadet Gym.
The Air Force women's tennis team wrapped up its 2012-13 season Friday with 4-1 loss to 65th-ranked UNLV in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Mountain West Tennis Championships at the Academy. The Falcons conclude the season with a 13-11 overall record, while the Rebels improved to 17-7 overall and advanced to Saturday's semifinals.