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OhioStateBuckeyes.com catches up with the two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree
- OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
- Academic All-Big Ten (2014, 2015, 2017)
AS A SENIOR (2017)
Competed in every meet on vault and uneven bars as a senior … tied for third with a career-best 9.825 on uneven bars in quad meet against Michigan, Washington and Kent State … tied for second on vault with a 9.775 against Iowa … posted a career-high 9.850 on vault at Minnesota … tied for second on vault with a 9.825 against Rutgers … placed in a tie for third with a 9.825 on vault against Denver.
AS A JUNIOR (2016)
Competed in 11 meets on vault … tied for third with a 9.800 on vault in tri-meet at Rutgers with Yale … tied season-best 9.800 on vault at Big Ten Championships.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
Competed in 12 meets … tied for third with a 9.800 on vault at Pittsburgh … tied for third with a 9.800 on vault at Penn State … posted a career-best 9.850 on vault at the Big Ten Five-Team Meet and Big Ten Championships … posted a career-high 9.800 on uneven bars at the Big Ten Five-Team Meet.
AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Competed in all 12 meets, mostly on vault and uneven bars … posted a season-high 9.800 on vault at the NCAA Athens Regional … notched a season-best 9.775 on uneven bars in tri-meet t Illinois with Central Michigan.
PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
Placed fourth on vault and eighth on floor at the 2012 Region 7 championship … finished fourth on both vault and bars and sixth on floor at the 2012 National Invitational Tournament … five-time Level 10 regional qualifier and two-time JO Nationals qualifier … trained at North Stars.
Daughter of Christopher and Wanda VanPutten … a psychology major … has an older brother, Chris.