Dean Chuva
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    Dean Chuva

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Minnetonka, Minn.

    High School:
    Minnetonka

    Height / Weight:
    5-6 / 132

    2008: NCBA national champion at 112 pounds...NCBA All-American...NCBA regional champion...Wing Open champion... posted a 7-2 record on the year...defeated boxers from Army and Navy en route to first national title...named Boxer of the Week on one occasion...2007: Wing Open runner-up at 112 pounds...finished the year with a 3-1 record...defeated Navy's Huy Truong in the season opener... 2006: Wing Open runner-up at 112 pounds...two of three losses came from Willie Lloyd, the 2006 national champion.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Minnetonka High School...lettered in both track and cross country.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Dean Alexander Chuva...son of Charles and Rebecca Chuva...born Jan. 15, 1987...father is an Academy graduate...grandfather was a submariner in the Navy...has two younger sisters - Amanda (19) and Alexis (16)...majoring in system engineering, with a focus on computer systems...future career plans include becoming a developmental engineer...hobbies include playing the guitar, skiing and camping...has served as Squadron Executive Officer, Squadron Support and Operations NCO, Intramural Boxing Group Cadet-in-Charge and Element NCO...spent the summer completing Operation Air Force at Luke AFB, Ariz., and working as a Squadron Personnel Officer during Basic Cadet Training...member of Cadet Squadron 24.

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