Minnesota placed fourth as a team at the 2015 Big Ten Championships on Friday.
Minnesota will travel to Penn State University for the 2015 Big Ten Championships
Yaroslav Pochinka's solid vault performance earns conference recognition
Minnesota finished first among three conference opponents on Sunday afternoon
Minnesota will travel to Lincoln, Neb. for Big Ten quad-meet on Sunday
High School/Club: Competed for coach Pavel Sadovskiy at the World Olympic Gymnastics Academy • qualified for 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships • tied for third on vault and still rings at the 2014 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • competed at 2014 Winter Cup with Gophers Ellis Mannon and Steve Jaciuk • placed 41st in the all-around at 2014 Winter Cup • competed in the senior session of the 2013 P&G Gymnastics Championships and placed 29th in the all-around • tied for 13th in the all-around at 2013 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • placed 11th in the all-around at 2010 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • three-time USA Gymnastics Academic All-American honoree.
Personal: Born Oct. 30, 1996 • son of Mike and Zoya Pochinka • has two younger brothers, David and Simon • intends to major in biology and mathematics.