Ben Rinaldi
    Ben Rinaldi


    Pittsburgh, Pa.

    High School:
    Pennsylvania Cyber Charter

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 160



    All-Region (2009) ... 2009-10: In the 2009 Nick Toth Open, he finished 28th in senior mixed epee ... in the same event at the Amarillo Open, he finished 18th ... took eighth place at the Falcon Open ... competed in the NAC C Division I men's epee tournament and finished 31st ... has a career dual meet record of 28-17.

    2008-09: Was the Falcons' second-place finisher at the Falcon Open in men's epee ... picked up 17 wins at the Notre Dame Duals (17-10) ... earned a varsity letter ... posted a fifth-place finish at Western Regionals (5-4) ... competed in the West Coast Invitational, finished 6-3.

    Before Air Force: Graduated from Pennsylvania Cyber Charter ... high school coach was Frank Foley ... 2007 Summer Nationals - seventh in Division II Epee ... 18th Division IA epee ... parents are Philip and Cynthia Rinaldi ... has two brothers, Joseph and Sam, his twin, and one sister, Kate.

    Academy: Member of Cadet Squadron 5, the Wolfpack ... majoring in physics ... thinking about going into Special Forces, pilot training or physics research.

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