Redshirt sophomore Jeff Treleaven claims first place on vault in second qualifying session
Buckeyes open competition Friday night at 7 p.m. in second qualifying session
Big Ten Network will broadcast championships live Friday and Saturday
The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees
Jeff Treleaven wins third consecutive individual event title on vault
2012 (Sophomore Season): Competed in every meet of the season for the Buckeyes ... scored a career-high 14.70 to tie for tenth-place on floor exercise at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 14) ... also tied for seventh-place with a 13.80 on pommel horse ... tied for fourth-place on pommel horse against Oklahoma with a 14.150 (Jan. 21) ... set a career-high score of 14.00 on high bar against Michigan and Brockport Feb. 18 ... scored a 14.350 on vault against Penn State (Feb. 25) for another career-high tally ... tied for fourth-place on both floor exercise (14.600) and pommel horse (14.400) against Illinois (March 2) ... set another career-high against Stanford March 9, scoring a 14.55 on pommel horse ... competed on floor exercise (13.90), pommel horse (13.30) and high bar (13.30) at the Big Ten Championships April 6, and floor exercise (12.700) and parallel bars (13.400) at the NCAA Qualifiers April 19 ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete honors.
2011 (Freshman Season): Represented the Buckeyes at the NCAA Qualifier in Columbus (April 14) and the Big Ten Championships in Champaign, Ill. (April 1) ... competed for the team on floor exercise, pommel horse and high bar ... posted season-highs of 13.40 on floor exercise (Jan. 22; at Oklahoma), 13.70 on pommel horse (March 6; vs. UIC, Air Force Temple) and 13.20 on high bar (Jan. 22; at Oklahoma ) ... competed in five of seven regular season meets for the Scarlet and Gray ... named OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Academic All-American (2010) ... tied for eighth-place on pommel horse at Maryland State Championships (2010) ... finished in second-place at Maryland State Championships (2009) ... state runner-up at Maryland State Championships (2008) ... two-time regional team alternate ... five-time qualifier for the Junior Olympic National Championships ... ten years of club experience ... last coached by Dmitry Gavrilyuk at Top Flight Gymnastics ... member of high school cross country team (2006).
Personal: Son of Tonya and Craig Jones ... has an older sister, Brooke ... plans to be a translator/interpreter in international relations after completion of undergraduate studies ... hobbies include hanging out with friends, listening to music, reading and playing the guitar ... lists greatest sports thrill as when he experiments a new skill that he has never tried before in gymnastics.