2017 | Sophomore Season
Received Outstanding Accomplishment Award • named All-American on vault, placing eighth, with a 14.750, also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings during finals at the NCAA Championships • matched personal record on pommel horse with a 14.350 and competed on floor, rings, and vault at the NCAA Qualifying Session • placed eighth on vault and also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings at B1G Championships • matched personal record on floor with a 14.750 at Nebraska • placed second on pommel horse with a 14.050 and placed third on rings with a 13.600 against UIC • tied for first on pommel horse with a career-high score of 14.350, finished third on rings after a career high 14.000, and competed on floor and vault vs. Iowa and ASU • placed third on floor with a 14.300 at Arnold Challenge • recorded a personal record on floor with a 14.750 and scored a 13.800 on rings at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • tied for second on floor with a 14.300 vs. Iowa/Oklahoma • placed second on vault with a 14.650 against Nebraska/UMN Club • recorded personal record and placed first on vault with a 14.850 vs. Illinois • earned a 13.450 on rings and a 14.800 on vault against Air Force • scored a 12.900 on rings and a 14.300 on vault at the Windy City Invite.
2016 | Freshman Season
Earned Minnesota’s Rookie of the Year Award • finished 15th on floor and 26th on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships • earned a 13.950 on floor and 14.100 on pommel at Oklahoma • tallied a 14.550 on floor and a 13.200 on pommel horse vs. Canada/Iowa/Illinois/Stanford • notched a 14.550 on floor and a 14.100 on vault at Air Force • competed on floor (14.600) and pommel horse (13.650) vs. Nebraska • competed on pommel horse (13.900) vs. Penn State • made his collegiate debut on pommel horse at the Windy City Invitational.
Graduate of Nathan Hale High School • honor roll student in high school and ranked 14th in his class • competed for the Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy for
Born July 16,
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11/9/2017 - M. Gymnastics
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Freshman Spotlight: Russell Johnson
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