July 23, 2014
Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is sophomore gymnast Leo Genders.
NAME: Leo Genders
HOMETOWN: Lancaster, Ohio
DESCRIBE COACH VAN EVEREN: "Drive on and kick butt." - Coach Van Everen
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Fabian Hambuken
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Ohio State
FAVORITE VENUE TO COMPETE IN: University of Michigan
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO COMPETING AGAINST: Nebraska
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: Leave, Buckner, gymnastics training - every day that I can
TO RELAX, I: Watch gymnastics on YouTube
FAVORITE MEAL: Homemade Buffalo Chicken Dip
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: West Point, N.Y.
MY IPOD HAS: too many gymnastics videos of myself
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY MEETS: After a clutch hit set, the celebration and cheering.
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: Army Gymnastics
DESCRIBE ARMY GYMNASTICS: Brotherhood, grit, resilient, stoic, confident
ARMY'S TEAM MVP IN 2015 WILL BE: Jesse Glenn
ARMY WILL HAVE HOW MANY ECAC CHAMPIONS IN 2015: Fifteen, we will win the Conference
WHAT GYMNAST WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2015: Jacob Davies, he has the potential and work ethic
WHO IS TOP GYMNAST ON TEAM: Jesse Glenn
WHO IS FUNNIEST GYMNAST ON TEAM: Zachary Mancini
WHICH GYMNAST IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Jacob Davies
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Iowa, I believe that in two years we will be ready to handle certain Big Ten teams that were out of reach in past years.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: Too many
2014 Getting to Know Archive