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.
Photos from the event finals of the USAG Championships.
Photos from the team finals of the USAG Championships.
Photos from the Falcons' first dual meet with Illinois-Chicago.
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.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: 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 and becoming an orthopedic surgeon...named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance...hobbies include gymnastics, guitar, piano, video games and hanging out with friends...favorite event is the parallel bars, because "it's my best event"...member of Cadet Squadron 04.