Men's Gymnastics

Ohio State Signs Two to National Letters of Intent

Nov. 21, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Meyer Williams and Cody Teaney have signed NCAA National Letters of Intent to enroll at Ohio State and compete for the men’s gymnastics team, Ohio State head coach Rustam Sharipov announced Thursday.

“Meyer and Cody are both very hard workers and have great work ethics inside and outside of the gym,” Sharipov said. “They will be a great addition to the Buckeye gymnastics family.”

Williams, a native of Dallas, Texas, is a seven-time Junior Olympics qualifier. Most recently, Williams competed at the 2013 P&G Championships in Hartford, Conn., where he finished 10th in the all-around in the Junior Division (17-18), also placing fourth on vault, fifth on rings, sixth on floor exercise and 10th on parallel bars. At the 2013 Junior Olympic Championships in Portland, Ore., Williams finished 13th in the all-around, also placing third on vault, seventh on floor exercise and ninth on rings. The son of Kirk and Cindy Williams, Meyer is the reigning U.S. Region III All-Around champion, and currently trains at the Ridgewood Gymnastics Club in Dallas.

A native of St. Petersburg, Fla., Teaney is a four-time Junior Olympics qualifier. At the 2013 Junior Olympic Championships, Teaney finished second on rings and seventh on parallel bars in the Junior Division (17). Teaney is a seven-time qualifier for the U.S. Region VIII Championships and a four-time member of the Florida state men’s gymnastics club team. The son of Dan and Susan Teaney, Cody trains at Apollo Gymnastics in Clearwater, Fla.

The Buckeyes will host two preseason meets at Steelwood, the Scarlet and Gray Intrasquad (Dec. 16) and the Alumni Exhibition (Jan. 11), before opening the regular season Jan. 18 at the Windy City Invitational in Chicago, Ill.



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