Sophie Bynum
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Sophie  Bynum

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Wilsonville, OR

High School:
Wilsonville

Height:
6-1

Position:
G

BEFORE AIR FORCE:

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned 10 varsity letters at Wilsonville (three in basketball and volleyball and two in tennis and track)…all-state honorable mention as a senior…three-time first-team all-conference…two-time all-league selection in volleyball…graduated in the top six percent of her class…high school basketball coach was Justin Duke…played club ball for Oregon Elite, coached by Gary Lavender.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Rob and Sue Bynum…has a younger brother…mother played basketball at Oregon State and father played football at Oregon Institute of Technology…home town is Wilsonville, but grew up primarily in Pendleton, OR…intends to major in astronautical engineering with a future career in astronautical engineering…Why I decided to come to the Academy: “I decided to come to the Academy for the amazing academic opportunity and to serve my country.” …hobbies are hiking, fishing and scrapbooking…began playing basketball at age five…credits her mom as having the biggest influence on her sports career…pregame superstition is stretching…dream vacation spot is Cozumel, Mexico…guilty pleasure is watching The Office…favorite role model is Peyton Manning…something most people don’t know about her is that she’s a die-hard Star Wars fan…enjoys listening to country music…favorite TV show is The Office…favorer movies are the Star Wars series…favorite class subject is physics…favorite player is Breanna Stewart…favorite teams are the Denver Broncos and Miami Heat.

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