Brian Boardman
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    Brian Boardman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Naperville, Ill.

    High School:
    Waubonsie Valley HS

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    FX, PH, V, PB

    Named co-captain of the team for second straight season.

    2007: Named Most Valuable Player...participated on the vault at the NCAA National Qualifier...placed 37th (8.000)...earned USA Gymnastics All-America honors on the vault with a fifth-place finish...competed in every meet for the Falcons, including the event finals of the Rocky Mountain Open and USAG Championships...led the Falcons on pommel horse and vault at the Nebraska Invitational... earned four top-10 marks at the Southwest Cup...placed fourth on the floor exercise at the All-Academy Championships...improved career-best total on the high bar (7.400)...served as co-captain for the team...named to MPSF all-academic team...named Scholar-Athlete by the Mountain West Conference...earned all-academic honors by the College Gymnastics Association.

    2006: Participated on the parallel bars at the NCAA National Qualifier...placed 35th (7.600)...posted the team's best marks of the season on the floor (8.500) and pommel horse (7.950)...tallied the team's second-best vault (8.675) and was ranked third on the parallel bars (8.175)...named to MPSF all-academic team.

    2005: Competed in every meet for the Falcons...posted season-best totals against Army on the pommel horse (8.300) and parallel bars (8.200)...set two other career-best marks at Illinois-Chicago, posting an 8.750 on the floor exercise and an 8.650 on the vault...pommel horse score was the best by any member of the team.

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Waubonsie Valley High School...competed at Premier Gymnastics...coached by Paul Evatt.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Brian Andrew Boardman...son of James and Joyce Boardman...born August 1, 1985...has two brothers, Brandon (19) and Nicholas (14)...nickname is "Double B"...majoring in mathematical sciences...future plans include becoming a pilot...has served as Element NCO, Element Leader, Operations NCO, Flight NCO and Squadron Commander...has been on the dean's list for all six semesters...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance twice...also named to the Commandant's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include camping and being outdoors...favorite event is the pommel horse, because "it is the most challenging"...attended AFS (Academy Flight Screening) during the summer...member of Cadet Squadron 33.

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