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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Highlighted by senior co-captain Brandon Wynn’s second national championship on rings, the Ohio State men’s gymnastics team had an outstanding night in front of its home crowd at the 2011 NCAA Individual Championships Saturday evening at St. John Arena, seeing all four competitors in Wynn, Ty Echard, Kris Done and Jeff Treleaven earn All-America honors. In all, the seven All-America honors tie the second-best single-season performance in program history and are the most laurels since the 2005 campaign.

In his last competition in the Scarlet and Gray, Wynn accomplished a feat just one other gymnast in Ohio State history had done before – win back-to-back national championships on rings. He won his second career NCAA title with a 16.000 – .600 points better than the rest of the field, joining current interim co-head coach and former U.S. Olympian Blaine Wilson as the only two Buckeye gymnasts to do so.

“This feels great and this definitely was a hard weekend after having to compete in the all-around in back-to-back nights and to compete in three events tonight was a statement within itself after being injured earlier this year,” Wynn said. “When I look back on my career, I’m going to remember how hard I trained. If you train hard, good things happen and I’m going to continue to do that the rest of my career.”

Wynn concluded his career winning 21-consecutive rings titles – a stretch that began in September of 2009.  The native of Voorhees, N.J., claimed the 26th national championship in program history and the fourth crown on the rings event. The 2010 U.S. Champion will now set his eyes on the 2012 Olympics held in London, England.

“I definitely think gymnastics is a sport you have to allocate a lot of time to training and looking at it right now that’s what I’m going to try and make sure I do,” Wynn said. “When new guys come into this program, I want them to remember how hard I worked. I want them to remember I was a warrior in the gym.”

Not only did he excel on rings, Wynn claimed All-America honors on high bar and parallel bars, finishing eighth on both events with a 14.450 and 14.250, respectively. The 2011 Nissen-Emery finalist becomes the first Buckeye to collect six career All-America honors since former Buckeye DJ Bucher (2005-08).

After a third-place finish at the 2009 NCAA Championships, junior Echard had the hunger to go after first Saturday night. After staring down the pommel, Echard delivered a clean routine the judges awarded a 15.250. His score was good for third at the 2011 NCAA Championships, making him a two-time All-American.  Echard concludes his junior season with 10 Top 3 finishes on the event.

“I went out there tonight and did my best,” Echard said. “I thought I had a solid routine across the board and this summer I’m going to work hard in the gym as I look to make the U.S. national team. I’m going to look to have a more difficult start value my senior year and hopefully finish it with a national title.”

Done, a native of Auckland, New Zealand, earned his first career All-America honor, scoring a 15.000 on high bar for fifth place overall. The talented freshman joins Treleaven as the first Buckeye rookies to earn All-America status since Steven Spencer in 2009. Done is the 13th Buckeye in program history to be named an All-American on high bar.

Treleaven, a native of Glen Ellyn, Ill., also earned his first career All-American honor, notching a 16.100 score on vault for third place. The Buckeye freshman wrapped up his first season in the Scarlet and Gray with eight Top 3 finishes on the event and is the 18th All-America honor on vault in program history.

“These guys did a great job and represented the university to the fullest tonight,” interim co-head coach Doug Stibel said. “It was outstanding and these guys showed the talent Ohio State has in the program. We were very consistent and it is wonderful to see Brandon finish his career on top of the podium.”

“Tonight was awesome for Ohio State men’s gymnastics,” Wilson said. “I’m so happy for Brandon and with each guy claiming All-America honors, I couldn’t be more proud of this group and what they have accomplished. It was enjoyable to watch in front of the home fans and these guys will remember this day for a very long time. “

2011 Men’s Gymnastics All-Americans

Floor Exercise
1. 16.200-Jacob Dalton (Oklahoma)
2. 16.000- Steven Legendre (Oklahoma)
3. 15.700-Sam Mikulak (Michigan)
4. 15.500- Josh Dixon (Stanford)
T-5. 15.400- Eddie Penev (Stanford)
T-5.  15.400- Parker Raque (Penn State)
7. 15.300- Bobby Shortle (Oklahoma)
8. 15.150-Tim Gentry (Stanford)

Pommel Horse
T-1. 15.550- Alex Naddour (Oklahoma)
T-1. 15.550- Daniel Ribeiro (Illinois)
3. 15.250- Ty Echard (Ohio State)
4. 15.000- Chris Turner (Stanford)
5. 14.800- Adam Hamers (Michigan)
T-6. 14.400- Donothan Bailey (California)
T-6. 14.400- Glen Ishino (California)
8. 14.1500- Kyle Bunthuwong (California)

Rings
1. 16.000 – Brandon Wynn (Ohio State)
T-2. 15.400 – Anthony Sacramento (Illinois)
T-2. 15.400 – Miguel Pineda (Penn State)
4. 15.300 – Tim Gentry (Stanford)
5. 15.250 – Steven Lacombe (California)
T-6. 15.200 – Landon Funiciello (W&M)
T-6. 15.200 – Troy Nitzky (Oklahoma)
8. 15.000 – Scott Rosenthal (Penn State)

Vault
1. 16.550- Jacob Dalton (Oklahoma)
2. 16.250- Christian Monteclaro (California)
3. 16.100- Jeff Treleaven (Ohio State)
4. 16.050- Parker Raque (Penn State)
5. 15.900- Matt McGrath (Iowa)
6. 15.700- Tim Gentry (Stanford)
7. 15.500- Sam Mikulak (Michigan)
8. 15.250- Alex Naddour (Oklahoma)

Parallel Bars
1. 15.200- Tyler Mizoguchi (Illinois)
2. 14.900- Jacob Dalton (Oklahoma)
3. 14.800- Cameron Foreman (Stanford)
4. 14.700- Sam Mikulak (Michigan)
5. 14.500- Bryan del Castillo (California)
6. 14.400- Alex Buscaglia (Stanford)
7. 14.300- Patrick McLaughlin (Temple)
T-8. 14.250- Craig Padera Jr. (Illinois)
T-8. 14.250- Brandon Wynn (Ohio State)

High Bar
1.15.750- Alex Buscaglia (Stanford)
2.15.350- Ian Makowske (Michigan)
3. 15.100- Kyle Bunthuwong (California)
4. 15.050- Jacob Dalton (Oklahoma)
5. 15.000- Kris Done (Ohio State)
T-6. 14.800- Steven Legendre (Oklahoma)
T-6. 14.800- Wasef Burbar (Penn State)
8. 14.450- Brandon Wynn (Ohio State)