Tim Wang Named Air Force Athlete of the Week
Feb. 3, 2014
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - After leading the men's gymnastics team to a dominating win over Army and Navy at the All-Academy Championships, freshman Tim Wang was named the Air Force Athlete of the Week on Monday, Feb. 3.
Wang, the recipient of the All-Academies Iron Cross Award, won the floor exercise (career-best 14.850), pommel horse (career-best 14.800), vault (career-best 15.250), high bar (14.250) and all-around (career-best 87.200).In addition to accounting for winning marks during the meet, Wang also impacted the Academy's top-10 lists in the pommel horse (second all-time), vault (second all-time) and floor exercise (10th all-time), while his all-around score is a new program standard.
Wang's vault score of 15.200 was the top among all competitors in the entire afternoon session, which also included elite-level gymnasts and members of the USOTC.
The freshman shared the weekly honor with sophomore Josh Martinez, who claimed a 125-pound victory at wrestling's All-Academy Championships on Saturday.
The Falcons return to the Academy this Saturday, when they host Minnesota at 5 p.m.