Tyler Sickles
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    Tyler Sickles

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Burke, Va.

    High School:
    Lake Braddock HS

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    FX, PH, PB, HB

    2007: Competed in 12 meets for the Falcons, including the USAG, MPSF and NCAA Championships...participated on the high bar at the NCAA National Qualifier...tied for 24th (8.500)...earned USAG All-America honors on the high bar (8.500) after a third-place finish...posted the team's second-best score of the season on the parallel bars (8.300) and high bar (8.600)...tallied career-best marks on the parallel bars (8.300) and high bar (8.600) against Army...also set a season-best mark on the pommel horse in that meet...finished third on the high bar (8.550) at the All-Academy Championships...placed third on the high bar (8.500) during the event finals of the Rocky Mountain Open.

    2006: Led the team on the high bar with a career-best 8.550 at Nebraska...posted the second-best parallel bars score of the season (8.175) at the MPSF Championships...opened the season with a 7.400 on the floor exercise at the Rocky Mountain Open...earned a season-best 7.150 on the pommel horse at the Southwest Cup.

    2005: Competed on the pommel horse and high bar during 13 meets...won the high bar against Army with a then-season-best score of 8.500...bested that mark one week later (8.550) at the Peter Vidmar Invitational...earned a 7.900 on the pommel horse at the MPSF Championships...also competed on the floor exercise during 11 meets, scoring a season-best 8.700 at Illinois-Chicago.

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Attended Lake Braddock High School...varsity letterwinner in gymnastics...competed at the club level for Capital Gymnastics National Training Center...coached by Carlos Vasquez...state champion...region 7 champion.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Tyler Frederick Sickles...son of Fred and Patricia Sickles...born July 19, 1986...has one older sister Ashleigh (23)...majoring in biology...future plans include becoming a helicopter pilot...has served as Flight Commander...has also served as Athletic Clerk, Element Leader and First BCT Element NCO...nickname is "Sick"...favorite event is the high bar, because "everyone else on the team hates it"...spent the summer participating in Academy Flight Screening (AFS)...member of Cadet Squadron 10.

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