Women's Gymnastics

Colleen Dean

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sylvania, Ohio

High School:
Sylvania Northview

Height:
5-3

Event:
All-Around

Club/Club Coach:
Sunrise Gymnastics Academy/Beth Wymer Cousino

Colleen Dean

04/04/2013

No. 20 Ohio State Hosts NCAA Regional Saturday at St. John Arena

Buckeyes will be No. 4 seed in Columbus Regional

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/27/2013

Ohio State Places 75 Student-Athletes on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

The men's swimming and diving team led the way with 28 honorees

03/21/2013

No. 20 Ohio State Travels to East Lansing for Big Ten Championships

Buckeyes finished second at Big Ten Championships in 2012

03/18/2013

Miller, Marohn and Shaffer Garner All-Big Ten Honors

Buckeyes will compete at Big Ten Championships at 1 p.m. Saturday in East Lansing, Mich.

Watch Colleen Dean

2012 (Junior): Second team All-American on floor exercise ... the Buckeyes' lone competor in the all-around in every meet ... Big Ten Co-Gymnast of the Week Feb. 20 ... recorded a career-high 39.600 in the all-around against Denver ... posted a 9.875 on uneven bars at West Virginia Quad and against Penn State to tie for an Ohio State season high ... finished first or tied for first in the all-around seven times ... recorded a 39.300 to take first in the all-around against George Washington and a 39.175 to tie for first at Illinois ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Academic All-American.

2011 (Sophomore): First team All-Big Ten ... placed first with a career-best 39.125 in the all-around against Minnesota ... also placed first on floor exercise (9.825), second on beam (9.825) and third on bars (9.775) against the Gophers ... placed second with a 38.825 in the all-around and third on floor with a 9.825 at Oregon State ... tied for second on floor with a 9.850 against Illinois ... set career highs with 9.775 on vault and 9.850 on bars en route to career-best 39.225 all-around performance against BG, WMU ... set a new career best on vault with a 9.825 and recorded a team-high 9.775 on bars at Denver ... tied for first on bars (9.800) and second on floor (9.850) en route to second place all-around finish against West Virginia ... took first in the all-around with a 39.150 against Michigan State after winning vault (9.800), floor (9.875) and bars (9.800) ... set a career-high 39.325 in the all-around against Kentucky while tying her career-high 9.900 to finish second on floor ... took first in the all-around against Missouri and Pittsburgh with a 39.225 ... placed sixth in the all-around at Big Ten's with a 39.175...posted a 9.850 on beam to tie for fourth at Regionals en route to scoring a 39.0 for sixth in the all-around...earned team Impact Award on bars...named an OSU Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-American.

2010 (Freshman): Posted Ohio State individual bests with a 9.875 on beam against Auburn (March 13) and an a 9.900 on floor against UIC (Feb. 21) ... also tied for a team individual best with a 9.800 on bars against UIC (Feb. 21) ... recorded Top 5 finishes on floor in nine of 16 meets including first place finishes with a 9.825 at Pittsburgh (Jan. 22) and a 9.900 against UIC (Feb. 21) ... posted team-high finishes on beam on five occasions and on bars twice ... hit a personal-best 39.075 in the all-around against Auburn (March 13) ... posted the highest average of any Buckeye on floor at 9.781 and the second-best on beam at 9.623 ... competed in all 16 meets ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: 2009 Ohio State All-Around Champion ... also won vault, beam, floor ... finished sixth in the all-around at 2009 Region 5 Championships ... 2009 Junior Olympic National qualifier ... placed second on floor and 10th on vault at nationals ... qualified for Level 8, 9 and 10 Regional Championships during high school career ... 2004 and 2008 Sunrise Gymnastics Academy Coaches Award winner.

Personal: Daughter of Roy and Suzanne Dean ... has two sisters, Kathleen and Maureen and a brother, Paul ... coached by Beth Wymer Cousino at Sunrise Gymnastics Academy ... enjoys watching movies, playing volleyball and hiking ... greatest sports thrill is "The feeling of learning a new skill that in the beginning seemed impossible" ... started gymnastics at age 7 ... named to honor roll all four years and was voted Homecoming Queen in high school.

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