Michael Newburger a four-time First Team All-American
Redshirt sophomore Jeff Treleaven claims first place on vault in second qualifying session
Buckeyes end three-meet homestand with Senior Day
February 19-25, 2013
Buckeyes earn best team score of the season against defending national champions
2013 (Sophomore Season): Competed in every meet of the season ... placed fourth on pommel horse with a 14.55 against Michigan Feb. 16 ... earned a first-place finish on parallel bars (14.80) and a fifth-place finish on pommel horse with a career-high 14.75 against Illinois Feb. 23 ... scored a career-high 14.50 on rings and a career-high 14.40 on high bar to place fifth in both events against UIC March 9 ... also placed fifth on pommel horse (14.40) and parallel bars (14.05) ... led the Buckeyes on high bar at the Big Ten Championships April 5 with a 14.15 ... also led the Buckeyes on parallel bars at the NCAA Qualifiers April 19 with a 14.10.
2012 (Freshman Season): Competed in pommel horse, parallel bars, rings and high bar for the Buckeyes ... placed ninth (14.30) on parallel bars in his first collegiate meet at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 14) ... scored a career-high 14.850 to place second on parallel bars against Oklahoma (Jan. 21) ... placed second on pommel horse against Michigan and SUNY Brockport (Feb. 18) with a 14.10 ... scored a career-high 14.700 on pommel horse against Illinois (March 2) to place third ... recorded a career-high 14.00 on rings against Stanford (March 9) ... contributed on pommel horse (13.70), rings (14.00), parallel bars (13.55) and high bar (13.65) for the Scarlet and Gray at the Big Ten Championships (April 6) ... also contributed at the NCAA Championships (April 19), scoring a 14.100 on pommel horse, 12.150 on rings, 12.300 on parallel bars and a 13.250 on high bar.
Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed for the Will-Moor School of Gymnastics under coach Tyrone Elam.
Personal: Son of Larry and Beth Nork ... has two siblings, Melia and Kalea ... majoring in business ... plans to go into finance after completion of undergraduate studies ... favorite pastimes include frisbee, bicycle riding and reading ... lists greatest sports thrill as becoming an Ohio State Buckeye.