Jake Martin
Jake  Martin

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

High School:
Hagerty High School

Height:
5-10

Event:
AA

Club:
Orlando Metro Gymnastics

06/07/2017

Niehaus and Tublin 2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Honorees

Athletes distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior

04/11/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/27/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

03/06/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

02/07/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

08/20/2014

P&G Championships Preview

Six Buckeyes are set to compete at the 2014 P&G Championships this weekend in Pittsburgh, Pa.

01/12/2016

Scarlet & Gray Intrasquad

Photos by Jay LaPrete

12/15/2014

2014 Scarlet & Gray Intrasquad

Photos from the 2014 Scarlet & Gray Intrasquad, held Dec. 13 at Steelwood.

10/16/2014

MGYM: Photo Day

The men's gymnastics team held its annual photo day for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday. Photos by Kirk Irwin.

08/27/2014

2014 P&G Championships

Photos by Amy Sanderson, RW Sports

Athletic Accolades
2017 Co-Big Ten Gymnast of the Year
Two-time All-American (all-around, vault)
2017 Big Ten champion (high bar)
2014 Big Ten champion (vault)
2014 and 2017 First Team All-Big Ten selection
Four-time Big Ten Gymnast of the Week
CGA Gymnast of the Week (Feb. 20, 2014)
2017 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Recipient

Academic Achievements
CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete
Four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Five-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Personal Bests
All-Around - 89.450 
High Bar - 15.800
Pommel Horse - 15.600
Vault - 15.500
Parallel Bars - 15.400
Floor Exercise - 15.350
Rings - 15.150

2017 (Senior)
Scored an 84.050 in the all-around to place ninth at the NCAA Championships to help Ohio State earn runner-up honors … garnered silver in the all-around at the Big Ten Championships with a score of 83.300 to assist Ohio State in winning back-to-back conference titles … Big Ten champion on the high bar at Big Ten individual finals with a 14.375 … won four all-around titles over the span of the season at the Windy City Invitational (83.400), against Michigan (85.250), at Oklahoma (season-best 85.300) and at Illinois (80.900) … collected two event titles on the high bar against Michigan (14.850) and at the Arnold Challenge (14.800) … won additional event titles at Penn State (parallel bars/season-high 14.600) and against UIC (14.050) … Martin’s nine event titles paced the Buckeyes for the season … earned a trio of silver finishes on the high bar at Oklahoma (14.500), at Illinois (14.250) and the NCAA Qualifier (14.450) … finished third on the pommel horse at four different meets: Windy City Invitational (13.800), against Michigan (14.400), at Oklahoma (season-high 14.800) and at Illinois (14.000) … earned bronze on the floor at the Windy City Invitational with a season-best score of 14.300 … registered a pair of bronzes on the parallel bars against Michigan (14.350) and at Oklahoma (14.300) … scored routines of 14.250 and 13.800 on the high bar at the Windy City Invitational and against UIC to place third and fourth, respectively … placed sixth on the floor against Michigan (13.600) and at Oklahoma (13.700) … saved his best for last and scored a season-best readout of 14.400 on the vault at the NCAA Championships … ended up in fourth place on the pommel at Penn State with a score of 14.200 … scored readouts of 13.200 and 14.200 to place fifth on the pommel horse against UIC and at Big Ten Championships … finished in eighth on the pommel horse at the Big Ten individual finals with a routine of 13.725.

2016 (Junior)
Finished fourth on pommel horse in a dual meet against Michigan (Jan. 30); suffered season-ending injury prior to start of the meet ... tied for sixth on pommel horse and vault and competed on floor, parallel bars and high bar at the Cal/Stanford tri meet (Jan. 24) … competed on pommel horse and high bar at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 17) ... finished 14th in the all-around at the 2015 U.S. National Qualifier.

2015 (Redshirt)
Earned runner-up honors on pommel horse against Penn State (Feb. 6); also featured on floor exercise, rings and high bar ... tied for third on high bar against Oklahoma and Iowa (Feb. 1); also competed on pommel and floor ... finished in a tie for 14th at the P&G championships, with a high placement of ninth on high bar ... competed at the 2014 U.S. National Qualifier.

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Two-event All-American for the Buckeyes; earned runner-up honors on vault and fifth place in the all-around at the NCAA championships ... claimed a Big Ten championship on vault; also competed in the all-around (third), high bar (third) and floor exercise (eighth) ... claimed three event titles (all-around, vault and high bar) in Ohio State's tri-meet victory over No. 1 Oklahoma and Temple; scored a career-best 89.450 in the all-around competition and a career-best 15.500 on vault, while placing second on both floor exercise (career-high 15.300) and pommel horse ... placed eighth in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge, finishing in the Top 10 on high bar (fifth), parallel bars (eighth) and floor exercise (ninth) ... named CGA and Big Ten Gymnast of the Week with two-event titles and five Top 5 finishes in a dual-meet win over No. 8 California; posted a personal-best score of 15.800 to win the high bar, an 89.000 to capture the all-around title, and scored a career-best 15.150 to finish second on rings ... earned Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honors with two-event titles at No. 2 Michigan; posted a career-high 15.600 to win the pommel horse, a 15.300 to tie on vault, and also placed second on high bar ... CGA All-America Scholar Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten selection ... Ohio State Scholar Athlete.

2013 (Freshman)
Competed in four meets for the Buckeyes before suffering season-ending injury ... placed first on high bar and second on pommel horse at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 19) with a 15.25 and 15.15, respectively ... scored a team-best 14.90 on rings and a team-best 14.75 on parallel bars at the Metroplex Challenge Jan. 25 ... placed second on vault (15.05) and first on high bar with a program record score of 15.50 at Penn State Feb. 2 ... also scored an 88.00 to place second in the all-around ... earned a fourth-place finish on pommel horse with a 14.65 and a first-place finish on parallel bars with a 14.85 against UIC March 9 ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.

Prior to Ohio State
Trained and competed at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (2011-12) under coaches Vitaly Marinitch and Andriy Stepanchenko, Orlando Metro Gymnastics (2009-11) under coach Casimiro Suarzez and Viktory Gymnastics (2008-09) ... three-time U.S. Junior National Team member (2009-11) ... placed fourth in the all-around at the 2011 Visa Championships ... also placed third on rings, vault and high bar ... finished second in the all-around at the 2011 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships ... also placed second on high bar and third on vault ... placed eighth on high bar at the 2011 Winter Cup Challenge ... competed at the 2010 Visa Championships finishing tied for first on high bar, second on pommel horse, third in the all-around and fourth on vault ... finished first in the all-around at the 2010 Men's Junior Olympic National Championships ... also placed first on high bar and tied for third on pommel horse and rings ... competed at the 2009 Visa Championships, tying for second on vault, placing second on high bar, placing third in the all-around and fourth on floor exercise ... placed second with the team and fifth on pommel horse at the 2009 Junior Pan American Championships. 

Personal
Son of Larry and Donna Martin ... has two siblings, D.J. and Porsha ... majoring in international studies.