Yaroslav Pochinka  
Yaroslav  Pochinka

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano Senior High School

Birthdate:
10/30/1996

Club:
World Olympic Gymnastics Academy


03/27/2015

8 Gophers Advance to Event Finals

Minnesota placed fourth as a team at the 2015 Big Ten Championships on Friday.

03/26/2015

Gophers Set for B1G Championships

Minnesota will travel to Penn State University for the 2015 Big Ten Championships

03/16/2015

Pochinka Named B1G Freshman of the Week

Yaroslav Pochinka's solid vault performance earns conference recognition

03/15/2015

Gophers Upset No. 2 Penn State

Minnesota finished first among three conference opponents on Sunday afternoon

03/13/2015

Gophers on the Road for Season Finale

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.

Yaroslav Pochinka's Career Highs (As of 3/9/15)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- --- --- 15.35 --- ---