Olivia Aepli


Player profile

  • Year Senior
  • Hometown Dublin, Ohio
  • Last School Jerome
  • Height 5-1


  • Big Ten champion on uneven bars (2018)
  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2018, 19)
  • All-Big Ten Championship Team (2018, 19)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 19, 20)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 18, 19)

AS A SENIOR (2020)

  • Appeared in all nine meets for the Buckeyes, winning six event titles
  • Claimed the uneven bars title with a score of 9.925 against Maryland and Central Michigan
  • Won three event title during the match-up against NC State in vault (9.850), uneven bars (9.850) and floor exercise (9.875)
  • Led Ohio State in uneven bars (9.875) and vault (9.875) against Michigan State
  • Registered a team best 9.925 on uneven bars against No. 8 Minnesota to take third
  • 2020 AAI Award nominee

AS A JUNIOR (2019)

  • Team Captain
  • Appeared in all 13 meets for the Buckeyes, winning six event titles
  • Competed on vault, bars and floor at the NCAA Ann Arbor Regional
  • Claimed first on vault with a score of 9.850 at Session One of the Big Ten Championships, earning a spot on the All-Championship team; also posted a season-high floor exercise score of 9.800
  • Tied for third on the uneven bars with a score of 9.800 on the way to a third-place finish in the all-around (38.300) vs. Bowling Green
  • Registered a career-high all-around score of 39.200 at tri-meet vs. West Virginia and Temple
  • Won the vault (9.875) and bars (9.900), both season-high scores, at Maryland
  • Earned a win in the all-around with a score of 38.925 vs. Iowa, also taking the win in the vault with a score of 9.850
  • Finished second in the all-around at Michigan State (38.575), tying for first on vault (9.825) and placing second on bars (9.825)
  • Tied for first on beam with a career-high score of 9.850 against Penn State, also tying for second on vault (9.800) and finishing third in the all-around (39.000)
  • Finished in a tie for first on vault with a score of 9.825 at NC State, also taking second on bars (9.850) and beam (9.825) and placing second in the all-around (39.175)


  • Competed in every meet for the Buckeyes…had nine podium finishes
  • Tied for second on vault (9.825) at UCLA
  • Posted a season-high 9.725 on balance beam and finished second in the all-around with a career-best 39.175 at Michigan
  • Tied for second with a 9.800 on vault at Iowa
  • Recorded a career-high 9.900 to win vault and had a career-best 9.900 on floor exercise against Minnesota and Illinois State
  • Placed third in a quad meet at Rutgers with a 9.850 on vault
  • Tied for second on vault (9.850) versus Penn State
  • Took first on vault with a 9.850 against Western Michigan
  • Had a 9.875 on vault against N.C. State and Central Michigan to tie for third place
  • Scored a career and team-high 9.950 on uneven bars to tie for first place at the Big Ten Championships


  • Competed in all 12 meets
  • Earned a season-high 9.875 on uneven bars at Penn State and a season-best 9.850 on floor exercise at Minnesota
  • Tied for first with a season-best 9.850 on vault at the Big Ten Five-Team meet and tied for first on uneven bars with a 9.825 on uneven bars against Rutgers
  • Finished tied for third on vault two other times, including a team-high 9.825 at Denver


  • Trained at Buckeye Gymnastics
  • Seventh place in the all-around at 2016 Junior Olympic Nationals and third place in the all-around at regionals
  • Ohio state all-around champion in 2016
  • State and regional uneven bars champion in 2015
  • Second place in the all-around at regionals in 2015 and sixth place on uneven bars at nationals in 2015


  • Daughter of Robert and Lorraine Aepli
  • Has six siblings: Cody, Savannah, Victoria, Chanelle, Julia and Gabriella
  • Sister Victoria lettered for the women’s gymnastics Buckeyes from 2011-14