Ramos claimed the Iron Cross Award at the All-Academy Championships.
Gared Chapman and Josh Pyne matched the Academy's vault record (14.750).
A program-record nine Falcons claimed USAG All-America status.
It is the first career honor for the Falcons' freshman.
JUNIOR YEAR | 2014: USAG national champion on the parallel bars...USAG All-American...scored a 14.250 during the events finals of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships to win second title in three years... advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships on the parallel bars after finishing 16th (14.350) at the National Qualifier...scored a 14.800 the following night to finish 18th...recorded a season-best score of 14.850 during a top-10 finish (eighth) at the Rocky Mountain Open...that mark was ranked second on the team in 2014...picked up additional first-place finishes on the parallel bars at the All-Academy Championships (14.400) and during the USAG team finals (14.750)...tallied career-best marks on the floor exercise, pommel horse and high bar within a week span...tallied a personal-best 14.300 to finish third on the pommel horse during the first of two Air Force victories over Illinois-Chicago...added a career-high 14.850 against UIC on the floor exercise two days later to finish third...that mark is ranked 11th on the program's all-time list...finished the week with a career-best 14.750 (eighth all-time) at Nebraska's five-team invitational...also competed on the vault twice.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2013: Competed in the first four competitions, before missing the rest of the season with an injury...scored a season-best 14.600 to win the parallel bars in the dual meet with Army...also made collegiate debut on the pommel horse (14.000) and tallied a season-best score of 13.900 on the high bar at that meet...recorded a season-high score of 13.900 on the floor exercise at the Rocky Mountain Open.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2012: USAG national champion on the parallel bars...earned USAG All-America honors on that event...also won the parallel bars at five other meets...paced the squad on the parallel bars (15.000)...that mark is the second-highest score in program history...took first on the floor exercise at the All-Academy Championships, at Army and at Arizona State...led the team on that event with a career-best mark of 14.700...first achieved that score at the All-Academy Championships...matched that score the following week against Army...that score is tied for 11th on the Academy's all-time list...also competed on the high bar in every team competition...recorded a mark of 14.300 during the first home dual with Illinois-Chicago...that score is tied for ninth on the all-time list...also competed on the vault (career-best 14.100, at Army) five times and the still rings once...earned the CGA Athlete of the Week award after claiming three event titles during the Falcons' trip to Temple and Army ...won the floor exercise and parallel bars at Army, while earning first on the parallel bars at Temple and became just the second Air Force gymnast to reach the 15-point mark on the parallel bars in the meet with the Owls...earned the team's Freshman of the Year award.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Bishop Kelley High School...member of the National Honor Society...honor roll selection...member of the National Society of High School Scholars...competed at the club level for Jenks Gymnastics...coached by Neptali Narvaez...two-time Oklahoma state champion (2009, 2010)...three-time member of the Region 3 team (2007, 2009, 2010)...qualified to three Junior Olympic meets (2008-10).
PERSONAL: Full name is Steven Joshua Ramos...goes by Josh...nickname is "Jimmy"...son of Pete and Elaine Ramos...has two younger sisters, Megan and Mika...majoring in biology...future career plans include attending medical school...served as Honor Officer and Safety/Security Officer...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance once...named to the Dean's List twice, the Commandant's List twice and the Athletic Director's List three times...hobbies include guitar, video games and hanging out with friends...worked as cadre during Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training (ESET) over the summer...also completed the Powered Flight Program...favorite quote is "the good times became great memories, the bad times become great lessons...favorite event is the parallel bars, because "it feels like second nature to compete on"...member of Cadet Squadron 27.