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Andrew Botto

Height 5-10
Class Fr.
Hometown Redwood City, Calif.
High School Sacred Heart Prep

2017 — Competed in every meet…set three career highs on the all-around, floor, and high bar…Academic All-Big Ten honoree…finished 14th (80.850) in the all-around and ninth (14.450) on rings during day two of the NCAA Championships…finished runner-up (80.550) in the all-around, tied for eighth (14.300) on rings, and 10th (14.150) on parallel bars during day one of the NCAA Championships… recorded a seventh-place finish (13. 775) on rings during day two of the Big Ten Championships….finished tied for second (14.300) on rings and 10th (76.950) in the all-around during day one of the Big Ten Championships…won the all-around (80.850) and vault (14.450) title, recorded a runner-up finish on rings (14.600), and tied for third (13.750) on high bar at Iowa’s regular season finale at Penn State on March 25…won the all-around title (78.700), tallied a runner-up finish (14.450) on vault, and a third-place finish (13.550) on rings in a senior night victory against Nebraska on March 20…tallied a runner-up finish (79.950) in the all-around, a tie for third on rings (14.000) and parallel bars (13.650), and tied for fifth (14.500) on vault on March 11 at Minnesota…notched  a runner-up finish with a career-best 81.850 on the all-around, a runner-up finish with a season-best 14.750 on rings, a third place-finish (14.650) on vault, a tie for third with a career-best 14.000 on high bar (14.000), and a season-best on pommel horse (13.050) March 4 at Nebraska…won the all-around (81.550) and vault title (14.950) and set a season-best on vault at Illinois on Feb. 25…finished 20th (154.400) in the all-around and tied for ninth (27.800) on rings and 15th (28.150) on vault at the Winter Cup Challenge finals…finished in eighth (14.050) on rings and set a career-best 13.700 on floor in the preliminary sessions of the Winter Cup Challenge…recorded a runner-up finish (80.400) in the all-around, a tie for sixth (14.850) on vault, and a season-best 14.250 (fifth) on parallel bars against Oklahoma and Minnesota on Feb. 10….won the event title (14.500) on vault, tallied a runner-up finish (79.400) in the all-around, and a fourth-place finish (13.650) on rings in a win at California on Feb. 6…notched a runner-up finish (77.050) in the all-around, tied for second (13.600) on rings, and notched a fourth-place finish on parallel bars (13.500) and floor (13.600) in a win over UIC on Jan. 22…tied for eighth (14.150) on vault and ninth (13.650) on high bar at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 14…letterwinner.

2016 — Competed in every competition, setting six career-highs…Academic All-Big Ten honoree…placed 38th (13.400) on vault during session II of the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio…tied for 17th on vault with a score of 14.650 at the Big Ten Championships on April 1…recorded a season-high 14.700 on vault, placing second at Iowa’s regular season finale at Nebraska…finished fifth (14.500) on vault in a Senior Night victory over Minnesota on March 12…placed eighth (14.700) on vault at the Arnold Challenge in Columbus, Ohio on March 5…tied for fifth (14.500) on rings and placed 15th on vault (13.800) in a win over Penn State and Nebraska on Feb. 27…placed 13th overall at the Winter Cup with an all-around score of 80.950… set a career-high on high bar, tying for 16th with a 13.900 at Minnesota on Feb. 13…tied for seventh on rings (14.750) and placed ninth on vault (14.250) at Oklahoma on Jan. 30…competed all-around in a victory over UIC on Jan. 24, placing second on parallel bars (14.000) and setting a career-high on floor with a 13.300…set career-highs on rings and parallel bars with a 15.200 (2nd) and 14.400 (T6th) vs Illinois on Jan. 23…tied for 3rd (14.750) on rings and finished 34th on vault with a 13.100 at the Windy City Invitational…letterwinner

2015 — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Competed in every competition, setting two career bests… placed 26th (14.750) on rings and placed 22nd (14.700) on vault in sixth place finish at team finals of the NCAA Championships on April 10… tied for ninth (15.000) on rings and tied for fifth (14.900) on vault during session II of the NCAA qualifier on April 9… tied for 27th (14.200) on rings and tied for 21st (14.450) on vault at the Big Ten Championships on March 27… tied for the event title on vault (15.100), setting a new career high and placed 13th (14.300) on rings in the season finale at Nebraska on March 15… tied for fourth (14.900) on rings and placed seventh (14.250) on vault against Minnesota on March 7… tied for third (15.000) on rings and vault (14.750) at Penn State on Feb. 27… tied for runner-up on rings (15.050), setting a new career high and placed ninth (14.350) in win against Minnesota and Nebraska on Feb. 14… finished 11th (13.800) on rings and tied for fifth (14.400) on vault at Illinois on Feb. 7… placed eighth (14.700) on rings and 12th (14.300) on vault on Feb. 1 against Oklahoma and Ohio State… finished 10th on floor exercise (12.750), placed sixth (14.300) on rings and seventh (14.300) on vault in win against UIC on Jan 24.

2014 — Competed in every competition… tied for 19th on rings (14.800) and 22nd on vault (14.650) at Big Ten Championships… finished third on rings (14.800) at Minnesota on March 8… tied for sixth on rings (15.000) and placed 15th on vault (14.150) at Arnold Classic on March 1… placed fifth on rings (14.300) in victory at UIC on Feb. 23… tied for 25th on rings (13.850) and 31st on vault (14.350) at Winter Cup on Feb. 21… tied for fifth on rings (14.550) against Illinois on Feb. 7… took sixth on rings (14.400) at Oklahoma on Feb. 1… placed 13th on rings (14.500) at Windy City Invitational on Jan. 18.

High School — Member of U.S.A. National Team from 2011-13… placed 12th in the all-around in 2013 and 18th in the all-around in 2011… five-time J.O. National’s qualifier… placed second on the vault in 2009… five-time state meet qualifier… placed third in the all-around and first on vault as a senior… placed fifth in the all-around as a junior… placed first in the all-around, rings, and vault as a sophomore… placed second in the all-around and first on vault as a freshman… placed second in the all-around and first on rings and vault as an eighth-grader… placed third in the all-around and second on vault at the Regional Championships in 2013… competed at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs as part of the U.S. National Team… had the opportunity to usher out the men’s and women’s gymnastics team at the 2012 Olympic Trials in San Jose, Calif… high school coach was Ron Bell.

Personal — Born June 13, 1995… son of Greg and Lisa Botto… has a brother, Gregory, and a sister, Katrina… Marketing management major.