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Cornerstone University's Men's Tennis coach Dan Erickson received his first commitment for 2012 with the signing Austin Hunt from Permian High School in Odessa, TX. Hunt signed his Letter of Intent on October 17. The 6'2" right-hander plays #1 single and #1 doubles for Permian High. He has been team captain for 3 years and was named all-district in singles and doubles all 4 years. He qualified for the District 1-5A tennis tournament as a junior and expects to again as a senior. In USTA tennis, Hunt has qualified for Texas' Super-Champ Level in every age division.Coach Erickson is excited about Hunt coming to CU in the fall of 2012. "Austin is a tremendous young man who will fit in with our team culture and be able to make a huge on-court contribution right away. He is absolutely the type of player we need to get our tennis program to the next level."
Hunt, also an outstanding student, is the son of Mark & Melissa Hunt. He plans to major in Exercise Science at Cornerstone.