Team captain for 2009...
JUNIOR (2008): Competed in 11 team competitions for the Falcons, as well as the event finals of the USAG Championships...one of six Falcons to compete at the NCAA Championships...participated on the still rings and parallel bars at the national meet...set career-best scores on the still rings (14.550) and vault (15.050) at Springfield...tallied a personal-best 13.850 on the floor exercise against Illinois-Chicago...posted a personal-best 14.100 on the parallel bars to advance to the event finals at the USAG Championships...finished the season with two top-10 placements in the national rankings (USAG Division)...ranked seventh on the still rings (14.220) and eighth on the vault (14.830)
SOPHOMORE (2007): Competed in every team competition for the Falcons, as well as the event finals of the Rocky Mountain Open and USAG Championships...earned the team's "Most Improved" award...set career-best scores on the floor exercise (8.250), still rings (8.350) and parallel bars (8.300)...earned the team's second-best score of the season on the vault (8.250) and tied for the second-best total on the parallel bars (8.300)...earned a top-three finish on the parallel bars at Illinois-Chicago.
FRESHMAN (2006): Competed in seven meets as a freshman, including the MPSF Championships...recorded three career-best marks at Army - floor exercise (7.850), vault (8.600) and parallel bars (7.400)...matched 8.600 on the vault at the conference meet...tallied a personal-best score of 7.500 on the still rings at the All-Academy Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Alvin High School...earned Academic All-America honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...participated in the high school national championships...competed at the club level for Gulf Gymnastics...coached by Wayne Thompson...participated in the Junior Olympic Nationals.
PERSONAL: Full name is Josiah David Loeser...son of Luke and Carol Loeser...has one older brother Josh (23) and one younger sister Sarah (19)...Josh is a former member of the Air Force gymnastics team...majoring in management...future career plans include working in the space and missiles field...served as Standardization/Evaluation Director of Ops and Flight Standardization/Evaluation NCO...named to the Dean's List and Athletic Director's List...hobbies include fishing and camping...favorite event is the still rings, because "I fall the least on it"...member of Cadet Squadron 19.