Alex

Okamoto

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Epee
Year: Senior
Hometown: Palm Desert, CA
High School: Xavier College Prep
Major: Biology
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2017-18
UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/5).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
Placed 11th in epee at 2015 San Diego Open ... Took 17th at BladeRunner ... Placed 22nd in senior men's team epee and tied 175th in Division I epee at North American Cup ... Took 12th at 2016 San Diego Open ... Of 17, placed 4th at the NCAA West Regionals.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
Began career at UC San Diego by finishing 31st at BladeRunner (11/15) ... Tied for third in mixed epee at the San Diego Cup (1/25).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Xavier College Prep in Palm Desert ... Placed 16th in Division III Men's Epee at 2013 Summer Nationals ... Competed with Desert Fencing Academy ... A two-time varsity basketball Academic Player of the Year at Xavier.

PERSONAL
Born July 22 in Palm Springs ... Parents are Beverly and Gary Okamoto ... Has an older brother, Matthew, and a younger sister, Brighton ... A human biology major at Marshall College ... Plans on attending medical school and becoming a physician ... Roots for the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Buffalo Bills ... Kevin Durant is his most-admired athlete ... Favorite flick is Top Gun ... Likes Japanese food ... Hobbies include basketball and fishing.

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