The men's gymnastics team held its annual photo day for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. Photos by Kirk Irwin.
Athletic Accolades 2015 Second Team All-Big Ten selection
Academic Achievements 2015 Academic All-Big Ten selection 2014 CGA All-American Scholar-Athlete 2015 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
Personal Bests High Bar - 15.050 Parallel Bars - 14.700 Rings - 14.100 Floor Exercise - 13.000
2015 (Sophomore Season): Represented the Buckeyes on parallel bars and high bar at the NCAA qualifier (April 9) ... earned a bronze medal on high bar at the Big Ten event finals with a 14.725 (March 28) ... competed on parallel bars and high bar at the Big Ten team finals (March 27) ... earned a fourth-place finish on high bar with a personal-best 15.050 against Oklahoma (March 14) ... competed on parallel bars and high bar at the Arnold Classic Challenge (March 7) ... competed on parallel bars and notched a second-place finish on high bar with a 15.000 vs. Michigan (Feb. 28) ... tied for third on highl bar and competed on parallel bars at Penn State (Feb. 6) ... featured on three events against Oklahoma and Iowa... earned a third-place finish on parallel bars and notched a fifth-place finish on high bar with a score of 15.000 against Illinois (Jan. 24) ... competed on parallel bars at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Second Team All-Big Ten selection. 2014 (Freshman Season): Competed at nine meets for the Buckeyes ... earned a fourth-place finish at NCAA team finals on high bar with a 14.950 (April 11) ... achieved a seventh-place finish on high bar with a 15.050 at the Arnold Challenge (March 1) ... tied for third on high bar at Illinois (Jan. 26).
Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed for Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center under coach Mike Serra ... competed at the 2013 P&G Championships at the junior level, placing first on high bar, third on rings and second in the all-around ... claimed third in the all-around at the 2013 National Qualifier ... finished third on parallel bars and seventh on rings at the 2012 Visa Championships ... competed at the Winter Cup (2012-13) ... placed second on rings, third on high bar and ninth in the all-around at the 2011 Visa Championships ... placed second on high bar, fifth on rings and 10th in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships.
Personal: Son of Mike and Sandy Rickly ... has two siblings, Jill and Matt ... plans to run the family business (Rickly Hydrological) after graduation ... favorite pastimes include snowboarding, playing piano and listening to music ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning high bar at the USA Gymnastics P&G Championships (2013) ... member of choir and the National Honor Society at Worthington Christian.