||U.S. Air Force Academy
||Friday, September 04, 1987
Played just five singles matches during the season, winning one of them … won the No. 5 match against Evan Jonker of Colorado College, 6-0, 6-2 … did not play a doubles match.
Played six overall singles matches, winning two of them … went 1-2 in dual matches, with his victory coming at No. 6 against South Dakota State … played two doubles matches during the season.
Played six dual singles matches during the season … posted a 4-2 record (3-2 at No. 6, 1-0 at No. 5) … won his first career match with a 6-0, 6-0 triumph over Ben Scholtz of South Dakota State at No. 5 … did not play a doubles match during the season.
Before Air Force
Four-year letterwinner in tennis … also lettered two years in track and one in football … three-time state champion in tennis … also four-time conference champ and all-state award winner … trained at Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Fla. … conference champion in track … high school tennis coach was Dr. Ken Hamilton.
Born Sept. 4, 1987 … son of John Epperson and Young Lee, grandparents are Otis and Barbara Epperson ... nickname is Epp … majoring in management ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy, then fly fighters or bombers … completed Operation Air Force at Al Dhafra AFB, United Arab Emirates this past summer … active in his squadron as an inspector … hobbies include customizing cars … also recruited by Texas A&M, TCU, Baylor and Navy … favorite food is whatever his mom is cooking … favorite book is The Bible … favorite TV show is Entourage … person in history he would most like to meet is Griffin Stuart … credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career … member of cadet squadron 6.