Casey Branin

Casey  Branin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Woodbridge

Height:
5-7

Event:
AA

Club Team:
New Hope


SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2017 (new scoring system): Competed on the floor exercise, pommel horse and parallel bars during the first seven meets of the season...also competed in those three events at the NCAA National Qualifier...member of the high bar lineup during six meets...posted personal-best marks on the parallel bars (14.600) and high bar (13.450) against Army West Point...finished first on the parallel bars at that meet...also won the parallel bars during the Falcons’ victory over Cal (13.800)...ranked second on the team on that event...collected a career-best score of 14.300 to win the floor exercise at Oklahoma...that was the third-best score on the team in 2017...opened the season with a personal-best score of 13.600 on the pommel horse...named All-America Scholar-Athlete by the College Gymnastics Association.

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2016: Competed on the pommel horse in seven competitions, including the conference championships and NCAA Qualifier...scored a career-best 14.200 in the Falcons’ first victory over Illinois-Chicago...member of the parallel bars rotation during five meets...posted a career-high 14.400 in collegiate debut at the Rocky Mountain Open...also competed on the high bar twice, notching a 13.550 against Illinois-Chicago.

HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Woodbridge High School...member of the National Honor Society of High School Scholars...competed at the club level for New Hope Gymnastics Academy...coached by Guonian...silver medalist in the all-around at the 2015 Junior Olympic Nationals...member of the Region I Elite Team...also state team member.

PERSONAL: Full name is Casey Edward Branin...son of Andrew and Jennifer Branin...father played football and swam for University of North Carolina...has one brother...majoring in management...future plans include becoming an air liaison officer or pilot...served as a Flight NCO...completed Operation Air Force at Charleston AFB, S.C., over the summer...favorite event is the high bar...member of Cadet Squadron 23.

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