Take a look back at the historic 2016 season
Highest team finish at the national championships since 2005
Buckeyes defeat home-standing Tribe and Temple in regular-season finale
Ohio State posts a school record on rings and the top pommel horse score in the nation in 2016
Yoder wins rings, Buckeyes improve score from season opener by nearly 10 points
Photos by Walt Middleton
No. 3 Ohio State defeats Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Photos by Jay LaPrete
Photos by Amy Sanderson, RW Sports
Photos by Christopher Shannon
2017 Academic All-Big Ten selection
2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
2016 All-American (vault)
Floor Exercise - 15.300
Vault - 15.250
Parallel Bars - 15.200
Rings - 14.650
Pommel Horse - 12.650
Competed twice on rings at the Windy City Invitational (13.500) and against UIC (13.300) before suffering season-ending injury.
Earned All-America honors on vault with a seventh-place finish (15.100) at the NCAA championships (April 16); also represented OSU on floor exercise ... featured on three events at the NCAA Qualifier (April 15), finishing seventh on vault ... competed on floor exercise, vault and parallel bars at the Big Ten Championships (April 1) ... earned a personal-best scpre of 15.300 to win floor, placed fifth on parallel bars and competed on pommel horse in a tri-meet with William and Mary and Temple (March 20) … competed on floor and vault in a tri-meet with Oklahoma and Air Force (March 7) … competed on floor at the Arnold Challenge (March 1) ... won parallel bars with a personal-best score of 15.200 against Penn State (Feb. 13); also competed on vault (fourth, 14.900), floor (seventh, 14.600) and rings ... competed on three events against Michigan (Jan. 30), highlighted by a fourth-place score of 15.100 on vault ... earned a third-place finish on vault with a 15.050, tied for fifth on parallel bars (14.600) and competed on floor and rings at the Cal/Stanford tri meet (Jan. 24) ... performed on parallel bars, vault and floor exercise at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17).
Represented OSU on vault and parallel bars at the NCAA team finals (April 10) ... competed in four events at the NCAA qualifier (April 9); tied for 12th on vault, finished 13th on parallel bars and scored a personal-best 14.600 on floor exercise ... captured a sixth-place finish on vault with a 15.000 at the Big Ten event finals (March 28) ... tied for first on vault with a 15.150 at the Big Ten team finals; also competed on floor, rings (personal-best 14.650) and parallel bars (March 27) ... competed on floor, rings, vault and parallel bars against Oklahoma (March 14) ... won vault with a personal-best score of 15.250 and also competed on parallel bars, rings and floor at the Arnold Classic Challenge (March 7) ... competed on floor, rings, vault, and parallel bars against Michigan (Feb. 28) ... represented the Buckeyes at Winter Cup (Feb. 19) ... finished first on vault and led the Buckeyes on floor at Penn State with a personal-best score of 14.500; also featured on parallel bars (PB of 14.750) and rings ... earned a third-place finish on vault with a score of 14.900 and tied for fifth on parallel bars against Illinois (Jan. 24); also competed on floor and rings ... competed on floor, pommel horse, vault and parallel bars at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17).
Prior to Ohio State
Trained at Champions Gymnastics Academy under Marcus Tyler and Matt Wilcox ... 2013 national vault champion ... 2014 P&G qualifier vault champion.
Son of Mitch Wilson and Carol Hochman ... is an only child ... after completing his undergraduate degree, he plans on attending grad school to receive a masters in mechanical engineering so he can go on to develop new technologies to help disabled athletes ... his favorite pastimes include golf, playing video games, hanging out with friends ... his father was a pole vaulter in college ... in high school, he was a member of the National Honor Society ... lists his greatest sports thrill as being at the end of a routine completely exhausted and putting all remaining effort into the final skill and nailing it with a stick.
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