Alex Wang

Alex  Wang

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Baskin Ridge, MD

High School:
Ridge

Event:
Saber

2016-17 (Freshman): Competed in 10 bouts ... earned two wins at Northwestern Invite.

Before the Academy:
Earned three varsity letters in fencing … three-time district champion  and conference champion (2014-16) … state champions in 2014 and 2015 … team captain as a senior … high school coach was Jin Jun Shen … also competed for Medeo Fencing Club, coached by Yakov Danilenko.

Personal:  Member of cadet squadron 23 … son of Jian and Katherine Wang … has an older brother … why I decided to come to the Academy: “To serve the nation and be a part of something bigger than myself.” … began fencing at age 14 … credits his fencing coach as having the biggest influence on his sports career … pre-competition superstition is reciting Invictus before competitions … something most people don’t know about him is that he is a fencer … most notable thing about his home town is that it has the oldest tree in New Jersey … favorite movie is Top Gun … favorite team is Air Force football.

Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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