Men's Gymnastics

Alex Johnson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Marysville, Ohio

High School:
Marysville High School

Height:
5-6

Position:
AA

Club:
OSU Boys Club

Alex Johnson

09/09/2014

Moling, Johnson and Melton Named 2014-15 Captains

Buckeyes feature three captains for only the fifth time in program history

08/24/2014

Wynn, Melton Named to U.S. Senior National Team

Duo set to compete at Senior Pan American championships Aug. 27-Sept. 1

08/23/2014

Wynn, Melton Shine in All-Around Preliminary at P&G

Wynn takes seventh, Melton eighth Friday in Pittsburgh

08/20/2014

Six Buckeyes Compete at P&G Championships This Weekend

Melton, Martin, Moling, Johnson, Wynn and Wilson will represent OSU in Pittsburgh

04/21/2013

Three Buckeyes Advance to NCAA Individual Event Finals

Newburger, Steiner and Treleaven compete Sunday at 2 p.m. ET

08/20/2014

P&G Championships Preview

Six Buckeyes are set to compete at the 2014 P&G Championships this weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa.

08/27/2014

2014 P&G Championships

Photos by Amy Sanderson, RW Sports

Athletic Accolades
2014 All-American (high bar)
2014 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award
2015 Team Captain

Personal Bests
High Bar - 15.450
Floor Exercise - 15.200
Rings - 14.950
Parallel - 14.550

2014-15 (Junior Season) Represented OSU at the 2014 P&G championships ... competed at the 2014 U.S. National Qualifier.

2013-14 (Sophomore Season) Earned his first career All-American award with a sixth-place finish on high bar at the NCAA championships ... tallied a personal-best 14.950 to finish third on rings in Ohio State's tri-meet victory over No. 1 Oklahoma and Temple; also placed second on high bar ... posted a career-best 15.450 to win the high bar at No. 2 Michigan ... scored a personal-best 15.200 in the floor exercise to finish third overall at the Arnold Challenge.

2012-13 (Freshman Season): Competed in six meets for the Buckeyes ... opened his collegiate career on rings and high bar against Michigan (Feb. 16) ... followed that meet with a first-place finish on high bar (15.20), second-place finish on parallel bars (14.35) and 10th-place finish on rings against Illinois (Feb. 23) ... placed first on high bar (15.05) and fourth on parallel bars (14.10) against UIC March 9 ... placed 10th overall in the second session at the NCAA Qualifier April 19 with a 14.20 ... posted a 14.20 on high bar at the NCAA Team Finals April 20.

Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed an as all-around gymnast with the OSU Boys Club under coach DeRon McIntyre... Region 5 team member (2010-11) ... earned Top 10 finishes at the VISA Championships (2010-11) ... finished in second place on floor exercise at VISA Championships (2010) ... Region 5 Champion and Ohio State Champion (2010).

Personal: Son of Rich and Jill Johnson ... has two siblings, Kayla and Kristin ... plans to be a pediatric nurse practitioner after completion of undergraduate studies ... lists greatest sports thrill as getting ready to mount the equipment knowing that he's trained for that moment and it all comes down to the performance.

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