Adam Kern  
Adam Kern

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, N.M.

High School:
Eldorado HS

Birthdate:
03/11/1992

Experience:
3 Letters

Club:
Sandia Acrobatic Gymnastics Academy


04/08/2014

No. 7 Gophers Head to National Championships

Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier

03/31/2014

Big Ten Honors 13 Gophers for Academics

Nine Gophers are repeat Academic All-Big Ten honorees this season

03/26/2014

Gophers Set for B1G Championships

Minnesota travels to Nebraska for the Big Ten meet this weekend

03/15/2014

Gophers Shine on Floor at Nebraska

Minnesota won the team title on floor exercise at Nebraska

03/13/2014

Gophers Set for Regular-Season Finale

Minnesota competes at Nebraska at 4 p.m. CT Saturday

02/02/2013

Gymnasts Beat Nebraska, UIC

The Golden Gopher men's gymnastics team defeated Nebraska and Illinois-Chicago at the Sports Pavilion.

02/18/2012

Minnesota-Nebraska Highlights

Highlights of Minnesota's meet against Nebraska.

02/06/2012

G:60 - Adam Kern

This week's G:60 featured Gopher gymnast Adam Kern.

03/23/2013

Men Gymnastics host Penn State

Gopher Men on Senior Night

02/02/2013

Men Gymnastics hosts Nebraska and UIC

Gophers win

Photo Gallery

2014 • Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed on floor (14.250), pommel horse (13.300) and vault (14.250) in the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in eight regular-season meets in three events • scored 14.700 on vault at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • scored season-high 15.000 on floor exercise twice, as floor exercise champion at Air Force (2/8) and at Nebraska (3/15) • tied career-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).

2013 • Junior Season: Competed in three events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) where he recorded a 14.500 on vault and a 13.400 on pommel horse • earned a career-high score on vault at Iowa (2/8) with a 15.300 • 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.

2012 • Sophomore Season: 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.

2011 • Freshman Season: Competed in ten of 12 meets • scored career-high 14.200 on the pommel horse against UIC (2/27) • scored career-high 15.850 on the vault at the Big Ten Team Championships (4/1) • earned his 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 letter-winner 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 (as of April 17, 2014)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 15.100 14.200 --- 15.850 --- ---