2017 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete
Pommel Horse – 8.900*
Rings – 13.400*
Scores with asterisks are from 2017-2020 FIG Code of Points
Placed eighth on rings against Michigan with a career-best score of 13.400 … placed 11th on rings against Penn State (13.250) and at the Arnold Challenge (13.300) … scored a 12.950 on the rings at the Windy City Invitational.
Prior to Ohio State
Attended East Mecklenburg High School … trained with Zenith Gymnastics from 2011-16 … five-time state champion in North Carolina … five-time regional pommel horse champion … ranked top five in the pommel horse at 2016 J.O. Nationals with a score of 27.250 … finished 17th in the all-around in the 17-year old Olympic division at 2016 J.O. Nationals with a two-day score of 157.900.
Son of Karen and Robert Costea … has a younger sister (Ana) … communication major.