Adam Kern  
Adam Kern

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Eldorado HS

Birthdate:
03/11/1992

Experience:
4 Letters

Club:
Sandia Acrobatic Gymnastics Academy


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2014 • Senior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • received team's Spirit of Gopher Gymnastics Award • finished second on the team and 19th overall on vault (14.550), also competing on floor exercise (13.400) and pommel horse (13.500), at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • competed on floor (14.250), pommel horse (13.300) and vault (14.250) in the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in 10 meets in three events • scored season-high 15.000 on floor exercise twice, as floor exercise champion at Air Force (2/8) and at Nebraska (3/15) • scored season-high score of 14.100 on pommel horse at Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) • shared Louis J. Cooke Award at Iowa/Brockport meet with fellow seniors (3/8) • scored season-high 15.050 on vault at Nebraska (3/15) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2013 • Junior Season: Named CGA Second Team All-American Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in three events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18), recording a 14.500 on vault and a 13.400 on pommel horse • earned season-high 15.300 on vault at Iowa (2/8) • saw season-best score on floor (14.800) against UIC (2/24) • finished the Big Ten Championships tied for 19th on vault, recording a score of 14.650 • at the NCAA qualifier, finished floor with a score of 14.050 to tie for 32nd • earned third varsity letter.

2012 • Sophomore Season: Named CGA First Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • saw action in every meet of the season for the Gophers • posted a career high of 15.100 on floor and season high of 15.200 on vault against Iowa/Brockport (3/03) • earned a career-high score on pommel horse against Penn State at 14.200 (3/17) • competed in the Big Ten Championships on vault, tying for fourth with a score of 15.100 • competed in the NCAA championships, scoring a 14.500 on floor, a 12.350 on pommel horse and a 14.850 on vault • earned second varsity letter.

2011 • Freshman Season: Named CGA Second Team All-American Scholar-Athlete • competed in ten of 12 meets • scored career-high 14.200 on pommel horse against UIC (2/27) • scored career-high 15.850 on the vault at the Big Ten Team Championships (4/1) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A 2010 graduate of Eldorado High School • competed for the Sandia Acrobatic Gymnastics Academy in Albuquerque • state floor exercise champion and won the Region 9 floor exercise and pommel horse championships in 2010 • qualified for Junior Olympic Nationals in 2009 • qualified for Junior Olympic Nationals for five straight years, between 2005 and 2009 • won the Region 9 floor exercise championship in 2006 • a letterwinner in diving in high school • finished fourth in the New Mexico State Swimming and Diving Championships.

Personal: Born March 11, 1992 • Accounting major • son of Terry and Renee Kern • brother of Mia and Andy • father Terry was on USA Olympics team for ski jumping • earned USAG All-America Scholar-Athlete honors • member of National Honor Society and Student Senate.

Adam Kern's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 15.100 14.200 --- 15.850 --- ---