Hawk Item — Elected team co-captain for 2006-07 season… Holds school record on HB (9.5)
2006 – Set the school record on High Bar at the NCAA Championships… finished fifth on HB at Big Tens, scoring 9.45… tied for first on HB against Minnesota, with an 8.9… placed third on HB (9.15) at Nebraska… recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award (for Iowa men[apos]s gymnastics) and the Coaches Appreciation Award… academic all-Big Ten team member… second team all-America scholar athlete… letterwinner
2005 – Took third on HB (8.9)… tied for 20th on HB (8.9) at the NCAA Qualifier… academic all-Big Ten team member… letterwinner.
2004 — Placed third on HB (8.9) and recorded a season-best score on PH (8.425) at Minnesota… Recorded a season-best score of 8.95 on HB at the Big Ten team championships and at the NCAA team championships… Recipient of the Most Improved Competitor award following the 2004 season… academic all-Big Ten team member… all-America scholar athlete in 2003-04…letterwinner.
2003– Did not perform competitively for the Hawkeyes.High School – Placed first on PB at 2002 National High School Meet… Finished first on HB (8.90) and fourth AA at 2002 Black Jack National Invitational… two-time high school all-district, all-region and all-state… four-time USAG academic all-American first team… club coach was Iowa graduate, Jeff Dow (Class of 1990), at the Texas Elite Gymnastics Academy.
Personal – Born 1/3/84… son of Claudia Bourland and Jimmy Bourland… microbiology major.