Denis Aurelius
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    Denis Aurelius

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Plain City, Ohio

    High School:
    Jonathan Alder

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    AA

    Club:
    OSU Boys Team

    03/25/2014

    Denis Aurelius Named MPSF Gymnast of the Week

    It is the first career award for Aurelius, who won the floor exercise title at the USAG Championships.

    03/24/2014

    Denis Aurelius Named Air Force Athlete of the Week

    The sophomore earned his first USAG national title (floor) and helped Air Force to its fifth straight team title.

    01/12/2013

    Air Force Takes Third at Rocky Mountain Open

    Gared Chapman and Josh Pyne matched the Academy's vault record (14.750).

    01/10/2013

    Falcons Kick Off 2013 Hosting Rocky Mountain Open

    The 32nd-annual meet begins at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadet West Gym.

    FRESHMAN YEAR | 2013: Received the team's Freshman of the Year award...earned USAG All-America honors on the floor exercise after placing fifth in the event finals with a score of 13.850...posted a career-best 14.750 to take third on that event in the home victory over Washington...debuted in 12th on the Academy's all-time list with that score...also finished second on the vault at that meet with a career-best mark of 14.750 (the seventh-highest total in Air Force history)...became the eighth Air Force gymnast to score at least 15 points on the still rings...recorded a career-best 15.000 to finish third in Air Force's win over Temple...debuted in 15th on the Academy's all-time list with that score...tallied a personal-best 14.150 on the high bar during the team finals of the USAG National Championships to enter the program's all-time list at 19th.

    HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Jonathan Alder High School...lettered in tennis...ranked as the first singles varsity tennis player all four years...graduated with a 3.96 GPA...competed at the club level on the OSU Boys Team...coached by DeRon McIntyre...made the top 36 at nationals as a senior...also finished second in the state that year...earned Academic All-America honors for four years.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Denis Robert Aurelius...son of Glen and Dori Aurelius...is a triplet (sisters Krista and Lindsi)...currently undecided on a major...future plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include playing all sports, including basketball, football and tennis...favorite event is the still rings, because "it's fun"...member of Cadet Squadron 08.

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