The 2015 ECAC Gymnastics Championships from Gross Sports Center at West Point, N.Y.
*2014 Team Captain
2014: Competed in multiple events with most of his time spent on pommel horse, still rings and parallel bars ... opened the season in the preliminary round of the West Point Open ... earned a score of 13.4 on still rings and 13.7 on parallel bars ... competed in all three events at the All-Academy Championships ... posted a score of 13.05 on pommel horse ... earned a mark of 13.6 on still rings ... earned a score of 12.15 on parallel bars ... competed in all three events at the Star Meet against Navy ... earned marks of 12.8 on pommel horse, 13.7 on still rings and 14.0 on parallel bars ... competed in all three events against Air Force ... posted scores of 12.4 on pommel horse, 13.4 on still rings and 12.9 on parallel bars ... set a pair of season-best marks against Springfield ... earned scores of 14.05 on pommel horse and 14.15 on still rings ... also competed on the parallel bars against Springfield, scoring 13.4 ... set a season-best on parallel bars against Temple with a score of 14.15 ... also competed on pommel horse with a score of 12.65 ... competed on pommel horse and parallel bars against Springfield ... earned scores of 13.45 and 13.9, respectively ... competed in all three events in the tri-meet against Temple and William & Mary ... posted scores of 12.0 on pommel horse, 13.8 on still rings and 13.6 on parallel bars ... competed in all three events in the preliminary round of the College Nationals ... earned marks of 13.45 on pommel horse, 13.35 on still rings and 13.85 on parallel bars ... advanced to the final round on parallel bars, posting a score of 13.675 ... concluded the season at the preliminary round of the ECAC Championships, competing in all three events ... earned a score of 12.5 on pommel horse ... posted a score of 13.35 on still rings ... earned a score of 13.3 on parallel bars.
2013: Multiple-event performer who drew majority of duty on still rings, vault and parallel bars after competing as an all-arounder in 2012 ... set personal bests on vault with 14.2 mark in first two road meets of the season at Penn State and Air Force ... recorded career high in floor exercise in lone appearance this season at the West Point Open with a 13.9 en route to competing as an all-arounder at the meet ... 14.05 on still rings earned trip to individual finals at West Point Open .... one of three Black Knights to advance in that event ... overall eight met the standard in 16 events ... performance helped Army earn runner-up honors for just the second time in the 22-year history of the Open ... season-highs on still rings (14.3) and parallel bars (13.9) recorded in triangular with No. 5 Stanford and Springfield in home finale ... scores were Army's third-highest of the meet.
2012: Took on all-around duty freshman year ... season-high 81.2 recorded in Black Knight road win over Springfield ... third time crowned all-around champion after taking top honors against Air Force and Temple ... one of three freshman among nine Army gymnasts to qualify for the NCAA Championships ... met the standard on parallel bars ... headed to the meet listed fourth among the qualifiers and ranked 63rd nationally with a 13.623 average ... went on to tie for 31st (13.75) in first NCAA appearance ... posted career-high 14.4 to earn runner-up honors in that event in home triangular with Springfield and Temple ... mark also listed second highest of the season by a Black Knight ... qualified on parallel bars for the individual finals of the West Point Open ... ranked among Army's top still rings performer ... twice scored a 14.5 to rank tied for third highest score by a Black Knight in that event ... first set mark in home dual against Temple, then duplicated it in earning medalist honors against William & Mary, along with Temple, in regular-season finale ... just missed qualifying on rings for West Point Open after tying for 10th place (14.0) ... season-high 13.8 recorded on floor exercise and vault ... twice recorded a score of 13.5 on pommel horse, while posting highest score of 13.1 on high bar.
Club/High School: Competed for the West Coast Olympic Gymnastics Academy since 2005 under coach Vince Miller ... qualified for the Junior Olympics every year ... member of the Regional Select Team and Northern California All-Star State team from 2005-11 ... earned medalist honors on parallel bars senior year (2011) at the state meet ... captured the silver in that event along with still rings at the regional meet ... placed 11th on parallel bars and 69th in all-around at the Junior Olympic Qualifier ... two-time team captain, serving in 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Given name is Alexander Nathaniel Ganz ... parents' names are Neil and Frances Ganz ... sister Samantha is a cheerleader ... majoring in Engineering Management.