Five Buckeyes Earn All-America Honors
April 22, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State men's gymnastics team had an outstanding night at the 2012 NCAA Individual Event Finals Saturday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., seeing five members in senior Ty Echard, sophomores Misha Koudinov, Kris Done and Michael Newburger and freshman Danny Steiner earn All-America honors. The five 2012 All-Americans ties the single-season program record with the 1993 and 2002 campaigns, respectively.
"I am proud of the guys for finishing this year with high-level performances in the event finals," head coach Rustam Sharipov said. "The guys did a great job to finish out the year and now it is time to get ready for next season."
Newburger, a native of Austin, Texas, concluded a breakout year with his first career All-America honor, placing third on the pommel horse with a 15.10.
Rounding out the All-American list for the Scarlet and Gray was Done, who claimed his second-consecutive All-America laurel on the high bar with a 14.70 to tie for fifth.
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