Redshirt sophomore Jeff Treleaven claims first place on vault in second qualifying session
Five Buckeyes qualify for the individual event finals Saturday night
Buckeyes earn best team score of the season against defending national champions
Buckeyes continue homestand against defending national champions
December 11-17, 2012
2012 (Freshman Season): Competed on floor exercise, vault and rings throughout the season for the Scarlet and Gray ... set a career-high 14.70 on floor exercise and vault against Minnesota and Oklahoma (March 24) ... set a career-high 12.90 on rings at the Big Ten Championships (April 6) while also competing on floor exercise (14.00) and vault (14.30) ... contributed on floor exercise (14.350), vault (14.600) and rings (12.550) at the NCAA Championships (April 19).
Prior to Ohio State: Trained and competed for Gymnastics and More under coach Dimitar "Mitko" Lountchev ... six-time Junior Olympic national qualifier ... four-time regional member ... placed 38th at the Junior Olympic Nationals in the all-around (2011) ... finished second in the all-around at the BlackJack Invitational (2011) in Las Vegas, Nev.
Personal: Son of Marc and Jayne Teal ... has one sibling, Marc ... majoring in economics ... favorite pastimes include playing the drums and snowboarding ... lists greatest sports thrill as the energy of the team during the NCAA championships.