Tennis Teams Begin Conference Play This Weekend
Women's Tennis Upcoming Schedule:
Friday, Mar. 23 vs. Utah (@Albuquerque, NM) 10 a.m.
Saturday, Mar. 24 vs. BYU (@Albuquerque, NM) 10 a.m.
Sunday, Mar. 25 at Univ. of New Mexico 12 p.m.
MWC Play Begins: Air Force faces its first Mountain West Conference opponents this weekend with three matches in three days. The Falcons play the University of Utah on Friday, Mar. 23, BYU on Saturday, Mar. 24 and New Mexico on Sunday, Mar. 25. All three matches will be played in Albuquerque, N.M.
Series Records: Air Force is 1-3 in the overall series with Utah. The two teams split a pair of matches last season with Utah winning, 7-2, during the regular season, and AFA capturing a 5-2 decision at the MWC Tournament. BYU holds a 2-0 advantage over Air Force, and the teams have not played since the 1998 WAC Championships, a 6-0 victory for BYU. The Falcons have lost both matches against New Mexico.
Head Coach: Falcon coach Kim Gidley is in her third season with the Falcons and has a career record of 44-26. Gidley came to the Academy from the University of Idaho, where she was an assistant coach. She is the first civilian head coach in the 23-year history of the program.