Air Force assistant volleyball coach Marc Swindle has been named to the staff of the Mountain West All-Star Team that will travel to Europe this summer (July 7-18) to compete at the European Global Challenge. Swindle will serve as an assistant to New Mexico head coach Jeff Nelson, who will lead the 2015 travel squad.
Air Force volleyball head coach Matt McShane announced the addition of assistant coach Keith Barnett to the Falcons' coaching staff today. Barnett brings a wealth of knowledge to the Academy staff, backed by Division II head coaching experience and a standout playing career at the collegiate and national levels.
Air Force volleyball juniors Akokwe Clement and Taylor Parker were honored by the Mountain West this morning (Dec. 1), as Clement was voted to the all-conference team and Parker was selected as all-MW honorable mention.
The Air Force volleyball team closed out the 2014 season with a 3-0 loss to New Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 25, in Albuquerque. Freshman Shelley Spires and junior Taylor Parker paced the team in kills (10) and blocks (4), respectively, as the Falcons dropped 20-25, 16-25, 18-25 sets to the host Lobos.
The Air Force volleyball team concludes the 2014 season this week, when it travels to Albuquerque to face travel-partner New Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The Mountain West contest, slated to begin at 7:00 p.m., is the only meeting of the season between the two schools.