Tim Wang
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    Tim Wang

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Riverside, Calif.

    High School:
    Martin Luther King

    Height:
    5-3

    Event:
    AA

    Club:
    South Coast

    04/12/2014

    Tim Wang Earns All-America Honors on the Pommel Horse

    Wang is the program's first All-American since the 2008 season.

    03/06/2014

    Tim Wang Earns National Gymnast of the Week Honors

    Wang claimed nine first-place finishes and two Academy records during last weekend's meets with UIC.

    02/04/2014

    Tim Wang Earns MPSF Gymnast of the Week Honors

    Wang claimed five events to lead the Falcons over Army and Navy at the All-Academy Championships.

    02/03/2014

    Three Gymnasts Invited to Winter Cup Challenge

    Nick Gaudlip, Chris Stephenson and Tim Wang were invited to the national competition.

    02/03/2014

    Tim Wang Named Air Force Athlete of the Week

    It is the first such honor for the Falcons' freshman.

    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 p-bars score is the fifth-best score 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, Leann...majoring in management...served as B2 Element NCO...attended the Academy's Prep School...received the Athletic Rope... named Outstanding Cadet for Cobra Squadron during Basic Cadet Training (2013)...hobbies include fishing and watching Netflix...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"...completed Commissioning Education Training and Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also took an academic class (Econ 201)...would like to add "I am from California, the best state"...member of Cadet Squadron 12.

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