GARC Honorable Mention in Combined Scoring (2011)
2011-12: Member of Army's scoring units in smallbore and on several counting teams in air rifle ... recorded career highs in both events ... earned medalist honors in smallbore firing a personal best 586 at the President's Trophy Match during the fall campaign ... set career mark in air rifle with a 585 at the NCAA Qualifier ... tied for third place in smallbore (579) and added a 582 in air rifle in Army's third straight win over Navy ... fired a 575 in smallbore to rank 15th among a field of 50 shooters as Army captured the title at the GARC Championships ... turned in a 580 in air rifle as part of scoring unit at the NCAAs ... among the 44 competitors competing in smallbore.
2010-11: Appeared in every match during the season as member of the firing unit for both disciplines ... closed out season on Army's counting unit in first NCAA Championship meet ... posted a 579 in air rifle, which was just three points off career mark, the opening day and recorded Army's second-highest score the next day with a 575 in smallbore as the Black Knights placed eighth in the combined scoring ... shined in smallbore during the winter portion of schedule ... placed 18th (576) in that discipline at the GARC Championships ... turned in career-high 582 three times earning top finishes in that event ... captured medalist honors in triangular road sweep of The Citadel and North Carolina State to shatter former mark of 577 set last year ... duplicated that mark in posting runner-up honors in Army's sweep of the top three spots in win over Navy ... recorded team's second-highest marks against Ohio State (579) and at the NRA Sectionals (576) ... recorded a career-high 583 as member of counting air rifle team at the Sectionals for Army's second highest score of the meet ... nipped 582 set previous week shooting individually against Ohio State ... fired a 576 in the NCAA Qualifier.
2009-10: Drew duty in 13 matches and in counting rotation six times in smallbore and on three occasions in air rifle ... shot a 574 smallbore score first time as counting member of the team in helping Army reclaim the President's Trophy Match in the fall ... mark tied for 10th place as Army captured the title for the fifth time in the last six years ... fired a season-best 577 at the NRA Sectionals turning in Army's third-highest score in the match ... was the Black Knights' top shooter in meet prior with a 573 in loss to Ohio State ... member of Army unit that outpointed Navy 2874-2843 in that discipline ... on four-man unit at GARC Championships as Black Knights took fourth in that discipline ... equally as solid in air rifle ... registered a personal-best 581 shooting individually in GARC win over Mississippi in tying for runner-up honors ... shot a 577 previous day and mark tied for team's third-highest score against conference rival Nebraska ... performance earned spot in lineup in the next three matches starting with Memphis ... recorded a 576 helping Black Knights to a five-point win over Navy in the President's Trophy match ... second-best mark of 574 recorded in regular-season finale ... turned in a 570 competing individually at the GARC Championships.
Prior to West Point: Qualified for Junior Olympics in air rifle ... helped lead the Frazier Simplex Rifle Team to the Pittsburgh Suburban League title ... NRA four-position match winner ... competed for Beaver County Sportsman's Club in the Beaver Valley Conservation League, turning in a high score of 299 ... placed among leaders in multiple prone matches throughout Pennsylvania ... qualified for the American Legion 3-position Air National Championships with a 582 ... earned three letters in golf at Quigley Catholic H.S. ... served as team captain senior year.
Personal: Given name is William Albert Mengon ... parents are Caroline and Dan Mengon ... Eagle Scout ... president of the National Honor Society ... three-year member of Mock Trial, capturing section and district championships along with third in state (out of 275 teams) in 2008 ... team captain senior year ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics subdiscipline.