Women's Gymnastics

Get to Know The Future Buckeye Gymnasts

Go Buckeyes! Carey Fagan
Go Buckeyes!
Carey Fagan
Go Buckeyes!

Nov. 21, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Last week, Tenille Funches, Anna Hill and Jaine’ VanPutten each signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Ohio State women’s gymnastics program for the 2014 season. Here’s a little more info about the three future Buckeyes who will be donning the scarlet and gray a year from now:

Tenille Signing

Tenille Funches
1)
Why did you choose Ohio State?
When I went on my visit I was amazed by the campus, the gym, the academics and the girls on the team. I loved everything and when I pictured myself there, it seemed like a perfect fit.
2) What are you most looking forward to about college gymnastics?

I can't wait to compete with my future teammates. College gymnastics looks so much fun! I'm also excited about the new friends I'm about make. Teammates are like family and I can't wait to get to know them better.
3) What is your favorite/best event?

My favorite and best event is vault, but floor is a close second.
4) What are your goals for your senior year in high school?

I want to keep my grades up and enjoy my last year of high school with my friends..
5) What are you interested in majoring in at Ohio State?

I'm still not sure on my major but I was thinking about engineering.
6) What is a fun fact about you?

A fun fact would be that I can be very animated when it comes to things. I love putting people in a good mood.

Anna_Signing
Anna Hill

1)
Why did you choose Ohio State?
Because Ohio State has a beautiful campus and has stellar academics. The coaches and the team are amazing. And it's not too far from home.
2) What are you most looking forward to about college gymnastics?

Being able to compete more as a team than individually.
3) What is your favorite/best event?

Balance beam.
4) What are your goals for your senior year in high school?

Maintain my GPA and do well at Nationals.
5) What are you interested in majoring in at Ohio State?

Undecided.
6) What is a fun fact about you?

I have four brothers and two are in the army.

Jaine_Signing

Jaine’ VanPutten
1) Why did you choose Ohio State?

The psychology department is one of the best in the country and the gymnastics team is great. I am a city girl at heart, the campus is beautiful and the school vibes are awesome.
2) What are you most looking forward to about college gymnastics?
Team spirit, doing my part to help the team excel and traveling to meets. I want to become an All-American for OSU.
3) What is your favorite/best event?

Vault. It comes natural to me. I was the state champion on vault for most USAG levels (4, 5, 8, 9 and 10).
4) What are your goals for your senior year in high school?

Maintain my 3.8 GPA, improve on the gymnastics skills I have and also continue to develop new skills.
5) What are you interested in majoring in at Ohio State?

Psychology. I love children so I would like to obtain a doctorate in child psychology.
6) What is a fun fact about you?
 
I have been told that my sense of humor keeps people very entertained.


 

 

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