Tenille Funches
Tenille  Funches


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
King College Prep



2015 (Sophomore): Competed in 12 meets in the all-around … posted a first-place finish with a 38.150 in the all-around at Pittsburgh … tied for third with a 9.800 on vault and took third with a 9.750 on floor exercise against the  Panthers … tied for third with a 9.850 on vault in tri-meet against Michigan and West Virginia … took second place in the all-around with a 38.600 against Iowa … also tied for first with a 9.875 on vault and tied for second with a 9.825 on balance beam against Iowa … tied for second with a 9.825 on vault and earned a third-place finish with a 39.000 in the all-around at Minnesota … posted a season-best 39.150 to finish second in the all-around at Bowling Green … won balance beam with a 9.875 and tied for third with a 9.775 on uneven bars at Bowling Green … took the vault title with a 9.875 against Rutgers … tied for third with a 9.825 on uneven bars at Penn State … posted a 39.075 for a second-place finish in the all-around against Boise State … tied for second with a 9.825 on uneven bars in tri-meet at Denver with Air Force … posted a 39.100 in the all-around at the NCAA Columbus Regional … named Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete … NACGC/W Scholastic All-American.

2014 (Freshman):
Competed in the final 11 meets, eight in the all-around ... finished third in the all-around three times ... tied for third with a 9.825 on vault against Penn State and at West Virginia ... tied for the event title with a 9.800 on uneven bars and finished second with a career-high 9.900 on vault against Ball State ... tied her career on vault a week later to tie for the event title at the Michigan State Quad ... set a career-high 9.850 on floor exercise against Ball State ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State: A three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier and a two-time Region 5 all-around champion ... trained at United Gymnastics Academy ... finished second on bars and fourth on vault and beam at regionals before going on to place eighth on vault and 10th all-around at the national championship ... placed fifth on vault and fourth all-around at nationals, earning a spot on the Junior Olympic national team in 2011 ... a member of the Region 5 all-star team twice.

Personal: Daughter of Thanika Curney and Eddie Funches ... has a brother, Alex, and a sister, Keira.