Interviews with Coach Abdel Salem and Senior fencer Ryan Redhead
Fencing competition continues Sunday at the Castellan Family Fencing Center.
2014-15: He finished 10th in the senior men’s saber competition at the Parker Kickoff Open … tied for third at the Amarillo Open in senior mixed saber.
2013-14: At the Nick Toth Open, he finished 10th in the senior division and fifth in the juniors … Amarillo Open, took second place in the mixed seniors … was the junior men’s saber champion in 2013 Falcon Open, also finished in eighth place in seniors … Brandeis Invite, finished 4-3 in saber … 5-4 at the Western Invitational … 2014 Duke Invite (3-6) … finished 10th at the West Regionals (2-8).
2012-13: Competed in the men’s saber division at the Nick Toth Open, finishing 14th ... tied for third in senior mixed saber at the Amarillo Open ... finished 93rd in Div. I saber at the North American Cup (NAC) in St. Louis ... finished in third place at the New Mexico Open ... competed in senior men’s epee at the Falcon Open, finishing in 11th place ... at the NAC Juniors, placed 47th in saber ... was 3-0 in epee at the 2013 Notre Dame Dual.
Before the Academy: Graduated from Carlsbad Seaside Academy ... Coach Jeremy Runyan ... parents are Robert and Cynthia Bergstedt ... siblings are Ben, David and Zach ... hobbies are board games and sports.
Academy: Major is electrical engineering ... wants to attend pilot training and have a career in engineering ... Cadet Squadron 06.