The men's gymnastics team held its annual photo day for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. Photos by Kirk Irwin.
Academic Achievements 2015 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection Two-time All-American Scholar-Athlete Three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
Personal Bests Floor Exercise - 15.150 Vault - 14.600
2015 (Junior Season): Competed on floor at the NCAA team final (April 10) ... finished sixth on floor with a personal-best 15.150 at the NCAA qualifier (April 9); also competed on vault (14.500) ... represented Ohio State on floor exercise at the Big Ten team finals (March 27) ... competed on floor and vault (personal-best 14.600) against Oklahoma (March 14) ... led Ohio State with a fourth-place finish on floor (personal-best 14.950) against Michigan (Feb. 28) ... competed on floor and vault at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17).
2014 (Sophomore Season): Competed at seven meets for the Buckeyes ... earned a fifth-place finish on vault against Illinois (Jan. 26) ... Academic All-Big Ten selection and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete ... 2014 CGA All-American Scholar-Athlete.
2013 (Freshman Season): Did not compete for the Buckeyes ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed with Gymnastics World Central under coaches Yoichi Tomita and Cory Morin (2003-12) ... high school team captain (2012) ... high school Level 10 state champions (2011-12) ... competed at junior nationals (2010-12) ... state champion in the all-around (2010).
Personal: Son of Jay and Barbra Quade ... has two siblings, Kirstin and Gratianne ... plans to attend graduate school and eventually enroll in a doctorate program after completion of undergraduate studies ... enjoys hiking and swimming ... lists greatest sports thrill as attending Ohio State for gymnastics ... National Merit/Hispanic Scholar ... volunteer in various campaigns for democratic candidates ... worked in a microbiology lab at the University of Arizona during his junior year of high school ... University of Arizona National AP Scholar ... Eminence Scholar at Ohio State.