Angelica Plazas
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    Angelica Plazas

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Bogota, Colombia

    High School:
    Anglo American School

    Last College:
    Colombian Air Force Academy

    Position:
    Sabre

    2008 All-Region ... Senior Angelica Plazas has made vast improvements over the past three years ... she was the 2007 Nick Toth Open women's saber runner-up ... finished sixth at regional ... currently holds a 39-33 (.542) dual-meet record at Air Force.

    2007-08: Tied for third place at the New Mexico Open ... also finished 22nd in the mixed event ... was the runner-up at the Nick Toth Open and finished 16th in the mixed event ... tied for third place in the Falcon Open ... won 59 percent of her dual bouts during the season ... finished sixth to earn all-region honors at the NCAA West Regionals.

    2006-07: Her season-best performance came at the New Mexico Open ... finished third in women's saber ... tied for third at the Falcon Open ... finished in the top 10 at the Nick Toth Open in sixth place ... at regionals, she was eighth in saber ... won over 40 percent of her dual-meets in 2006-07.

    2005-06: Finished 17th in mixed saber at the Falcon Open ... performed manager duties for the team.

    Before Air Force: Spent 18 months in the Colombian Air Force Academy ... graduated from Colegio Anglo-Americano ... parents are Gustavo and Esperanza Plazas ... has one brother, Gustavo ... father attended the Colombian Air Force Academy.

    Academy: Member of the commandant's and dean's lists ... exchange cadet from Colombia ... spent the summer of 2006 with the Colombian Air Force ... major is economics ... wants to become a pilot following graduation ... member of Cadet Squadron 10 ... 2007: spent second period at Operation Air Force ... was a member of the basic training cadre ... 2008: she was also a member of the cadre for the Falcon Sports Camps ... during Basic Cadet Training (BCT), she worked the low crawl and high crawl obstacle, the obstacle course is composed of a series of obstacles challenging the basics of 2012 both mentally and physically, during the first two weeks of second BCT.

    "I remember pushing myself past what I thought I was capable of in order to cross the water pit located at the final obstacle," Plazas recalls of her freshman BCT. "It has been rewarding and a memorable experience and I hope the obstacle course will continue to be part of the BCT in the future."

    2007-2008 Top Finishes

    Date Tournament Finish
    9/15/2007 New Mexico Open 3rdT
    10/27/2007 Nick Toth Open 2nd
    12/1/2007 Falcon Open 3rdT
    1/13/2008 Western Invitational 7-5
    2/2/2008 Brandeis Invitational 13-5
    2/8/2008 Duke Invite 6-6
    3/2/2008 NCAA Regionals 6th
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