The senior has captured MPSF Gymnast of the Week honors during three of the last four weeks.
Wang matched the Academy record with the fifth MPSF weekly award of his career.
Wang won the pommel horse, still rings, vault and all-around during the Falcons' win over Cal.
Wang has now claimed the CGA national award three times in his career.
It is the second career honor for the Falcons' junior.
SENIOR YEAR | 2017: Team captain...competed at the P&G Championships during the summer of 2016...earned top-15 finishes on both the vault (two-day score of 29.900, 13th) and pommel horse (28.450, 13th), en route to a 25th-place finish in the all-around (167.900).
JUNIOR YEAR | 2016: Earned the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast award...NCAA All-American on the pommel horse for the second time...USAG champion on the pommel horse and all-around...four-time USAG All-American (pommel horse, parallel bars, high bar, all-around)...set two Academy records (pommel horse, vault)...ranked fourth in the NCAA on the pommel horse, with a National Qualifying Average of 15.338...became the first Academy gymnast to earn multiple NCAA All-America honors on the same event after finishing seventh at the NCAA Championships (15.000)...repeated as the USAG champion on that event after defeating the field by 0.650 points (15.400)...also won the all-around title at the USAG Collegiate National Championships, posting a season-high tally of 88.150...added USAG All-America honors on the parallel bars (14.300) and high bar (14.425) after finishing second on both events...earned Gymnast of the Week honors from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and College Gymnastics Association following that meet...first earned MPSF weekly award of the season after setting a new Academy record on the pommel horse (15.650) at the All-Academy Championships...that score was the second-highest mark in the NCAA during the 2016 season...registered four of the six best times in program history as a junior...also surpassed the 15-point mark on the pommel horse during both the team (15.550) and event (15.400) finals of the USAG Collegiate National Championships, during the triangular meet with California and Illinois (15.500), during the first meet with Illinois-Chicago (15.100), at Nebraska (15.100) and at the National Qualifier (15.000)...matched the Academy vault record (15.350) to win the event title at Nebraska...recorded three of the top-four scores in program history in 2016, scoring 15.200s twice (Rocky Mountain Open, Illinois-Chicago) and a 15.150 at Ohio State...scored career-best marks on the floor exercise (15.100, Rocky Mountain Open), still rings (15.600, against California and Illinois), parallel bars (14.900, at MPSF Championships) and high bar (14.900, at the team finals of the USAG Championships)...scores on the still rings and parallel bars are ranked sixth on the Academy’s all-time list, while the floor exercise score is eighth and the high bar mark is 12th...claimed 13 first-place finishes...finished seventh on the pommel horse at the prestigious Winter Cup Challenge (two-day score of 29.600), marking the highest event finish ever by an Air Force gymnast.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2015: USAG national champion on the pommel horse...USAG All-American...advanced to the NCAA Championships for the second straight year...recorded three of the top seven pommel horse scores in Academy history...posted a career-best 15.350 to win the All-Academy Championships...that tally is ranked third on the Academy’s all-time list...posted the program’s fifth-best pommel horse scores (15.150) against Washington and again during the team finals of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships...also reached the 15-point mark at Arizona State (15.000) and during winning performance in the USAG Event Finals (15.000)...also finished first on the pommel horse against Army (14.900) and at Illinois-Chicago (14.750)...scored a 14.900 to finish fourth at the NCAA National Qualifier and advance to the NCAA Championships...placed 17th in the NCAA event preliminary round with a 14.300...competed on the vault in six meets...scored a season-best 14.850 to win the event title at UIC...was a member of the Falcons’ rotation on the floor exercise during five competitions...scored a season-best 14.650 at the All-Academy Championships.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2014: Earned the team’s Most Valuable Gymnast award...NCAA All-American (pommel horse)...two-time USAG All-American (pommel horse, all-around)...set two Academy records (pommel horse, all-around) and accounted for three additional top-five all-time marks (vault, parallel bars, high bar)...received the All-Academy Championships’ inaugural Iron Cross Award...finished fourth on the pommel horse at the NCAA National Championships (14.800) to become the program’s first All-American since 2008...tallied a 14.950 during the individual event semifinals (10th) and a 15.000 during the NCAA National Qualifier (seventh)...also finished 12th in the all-around (83.000) at the NCAA Championships...became the program’s first gymnast to break the 15-point mark on the pommel horse against Minnesota, recording a career-high 15.100...matched that mark in a win over Illinois-Chicago...also reached the 15-point mark during two other meets...holds a share of the top five pommel horse scores in Air Force history...posted an Academy-record 88.400 in the all-around during the Falcons’ second win over UIC...also tallied a career-high 14.900 on the high bar during that meet...that mark is ranked fifth on the program’s all-time list...set career-best marks on the still rings (14.300) and parallel bars (14.850) in collegiate debut at the Rocky Mountain Open...that parallel bars score is the fifth-best mark in Academy history...led the team on the vault, following a 15.250 performance (second all-time) at the All-Academy Championships...also broke the 15-point mark on the floor exercise, recording a career-best 15.050 at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships...competed at the Winter Cup Challenge...became one of just two Falcons to advance to the Winter Cup finals after placing eighth in the all-around (82.050) during the qualifying session...finished 16th overall at the Winter Cup Challenge, with a two-day all-around total of 162.950...earned two CGA Gymnast of the Week awards (Jan. 30, Mar. 6), two Air Force Athlete of the Week awards (Feb. 3, Apr. 14) and one MPSF Gymnast of the Week award (Feb. 4)...collected 18 first-place finishes on the year.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Martin Luther King High School...competed at the club level for South Coast Gymnastics...coached by Xiaoping Li...named to the Junior National Team for four straight years...All-American.
PERSONAL: Full first name is Timothy, but goes by Tim or Timmy...nickname is “Wango”...son of Chi and Amy Wang...has one older sister...majoring in management...future plans include working in the acquisitions or finance field...served as Element Leader and Flight Commander...previously served as Element Leader and Assistant Flight Commander during Basic Cadet Training...also worked Air Force Sports Camps and traveled home on leave over the summer...attended the Academy’s Prep School...received the Athletic Rope...named Outstanding Cadet for Cobra Squadron during Basic Cadet Training (2013)...hobbies include Netflix, video games and hanging out with friends...favorite event is the pommel horse, because “I feel it is the hardest event in men’s gymnastics and it is truly a factor of being a competitive gymnast and ranking in the top five for all-around”...would like to add “I am from California, the best state”...member of Cadet Squadron 22.