Wilson wins vault title; Buckeyes post season-best team scores on three events
Buckeyes total season bests on rings, floor exercise
Buckeyes win four of six events as a team, earn two individual event titles
Buckeyes welcome Illini to Columbus for the first dual meet of season
Buckeyes win two of six events as a team
2012 (Freshman Season): Competed on vault and parallel bars throughout the season for the Scarlet and Gray ... tied for third on vault (14.90) at the Windy City Invitational (Jan. 19) ... also scored a career-high 13.60 on parallel bars ... tied for first on vault against Oklahoma Jan. 21 with a 15.000 ... scored a 14.70 on vault to tie for fourth against Michigan and Brockport (Feb. 18) ... placed fifth on vault (14.900) against Penn State on Feb. 25 ... placed second on vault against Illinois on March 2 with a 15.200 ... qualified for the Big Ten championship event finals on vault with a 15.05 ... finished the event finals (April 7) in fourth overall with a 15.15 ... recorded the team's highest score on vault during NCAA qualifying (April 19), scoring a career-high 15.300 ... placed ninth on vault at the NCAA championships event finals (April 21) with a 14.25 ... named an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed under coaches Chad Ford and Jeff Greene at DeVeau's School of Gymnastics ... three-time national qualifier ... placed second overall on vault and 56th overall in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympics National Championships.
Personal: Son of Larry and Amy Mayer ... has one sister, Ashley ... favorite pastimes are gymnastics, hunting and fishing ... plans to coach gymnastics after completion of undergraduate studies ... lists greatest sports thrill as sticking his vault at the Big Ten championships in 2012.