Sarah Miller wins the 'O'Chievement Award, given to the team's most valuable gymnast
Buckeyes cap season with Top 10 finish
Buckeyes making first trip to NCAA Championships since 1990
Buckeyes' highest Big Ten finish since 1989
Sarah Miller claims event titles on balance beam and floor exercise
2011 (Junior): Tied season high with a 9.725 on bars and posted a 9.800 on floor against Illinois ... tied season high for second-consecutive week with a 9.800 on floor against BG, WMU ... recorded a season-high 9.775 to tie for third on bars against West Virginia ... matched season-best 9.80 on floor and tied for third with season-high 9.825 on vault at Penn State ... tied for 17th on bars with a 9.750 at Regionals...earned Academic All-American honors.
2010 (Sophomore): Helped the Buckeyes to an upset of No. 14 Penn State (Feb. 27), finishing third in the all-around with a career-best score of 39.075 and a career-high 9.775 on beam ... the 39.075 all-around score against Penn State tied for the second-best for a Buckeye in 2010 ... also recorded a season-high 9.825 on vault against Penn State ... posted another team-high in the all-around and on floor with scores of 38.500 and 9.725, respectively, at Missouri (Jan. 8) ... scored a team-best 9.700 on bars against Oregon State (Jan. 16) and another team-high 9.725 on vault at Michigan State (Jan. 30) ... competed in all 13 meets.
2009 (Freshman): Posted at team-best 9.800 on uneven bars to tie teammates Kiki Holman and Rebecca Bet at 2009 NCAA Central Region Championships (April 4) in St. John Arena ... scored above a 9.80 on each of her three events at the Big Ten championships (March 21), including a pair of 9.850s on bars and floor and a 9.800 on vault ... 9.850 on bars at Big Ten championships marked a career high ... competed at 11-of-12 meets ... ranked in Top 3 for Ohio State on vault ... earned team's Most Improved award.
Prior to Ohio State: Member of the 2007 Junior Olympic Level 10 National Champion Team ... tied for 19th in the 2007 Level 10 national all-around competition ... placed fifth in the 2007 regional all-around ... 2007 Ohio state bar champion ... placed third in the 2007 state all-around competition ... competed in the 2006 Region 5 championships and placed 14th in the all-around ... eight-time regional qualifier.
Personal: Daughter of Todd and Tracey ... siblings include Sarah, Jenna and John ... two-time cross country varsity letter winner ... member of Key Club and homecoming court attendant ... lists her hobbies as attending concerts, listening to music, spending time with friends and going to the beach ... after graduation plans to travel around the world.
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