Buckeyes place four athletes in the high bar top five
Moling placed fourth in all-around; seven Buckeyes qualify for event finals
Buckeyes now prep for Big Ten championships at the end of the month
Buckeye athletes victorious on five events, team posts season-best score of 436.250
Ohio State wins three individual titles and three events as a team vs. Michigan
Six Buckeyes are set to compete at the 2014 P&G Championships this weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Photos by Christopher Shannon
Photos by Chelsea Zoellner
The men's gymnastics team held its annual photo day for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. Photos by Kirk Irwin.
Photos by Amy Sanderson, RW Sports
2014-15 (Junior Season): Big Ten high bar champion with a season-best score of 15.325 at the Big Ten event finals (March 28) … third place on high bar with a 15.050 at the Big Ten team finals (March 27); also competed on rings and parallel bars … featured on rings and high bar against Oklahoma (March 14) ... earned a second-place finish on high bar (15.200) at the Arnold Challenge (March 7); also tied for fourth on rings and parallel bars ... competed on rings and high bar vs. Michigan (Feb. 28) ... represented Ohio State at Winter Cup (Feb. 19) ... featured on rings and parallel bars at Penn State ... competed on parallel bars and rings against Illinois (Jan. 24) ... represented OSU at the 2014 P&G championships ... competed at the 2014 U.S. National Qualifier ... First Team All-Big Ten selection.
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.