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Cory Paterson

Height 5-10
Class Fr.
Hometown Oakville, Ontario
High School Abbey Park

2017 — Competed in every meet…Academic All-Big Ten Honoree…second team All-Big Ten…tied for 10th (14.450) on parallel bars and finished 12th (14.200) on high bar during day two of the NCAA Championships…tied for sixth on high bar (14.000) and earned a season-best 14.300 (seventh) on parallel bars during day one of the NCAA Championships…earned the silver medal (14.350) on high bar during day two of the Big Ten Championships…notched a fifth-place finish (14.300) on high bar during day one of the Big Ten Championships…won the event title (14.050) on high bar and recorded a season-best 13.700 (ninth) on pommel horse at Iowa’s regular season finale at Penn State on March 25….won the event title and set a season-best 14.400 on high bar in a senior night victory against Nebraska on March 20…earned a third-place finish (13.900) on high bar and tied for fifth (13.600) on pommel horse at Minnesota on March 11…tallied a fifth-place finish and set a season-best 14.300 on floor at Nebraska on March 4…notched a third-place finish (13.900) on high bar and an eighth-place finish (14.150) on vault at Illinois on Feb. 25…won the event title (14.300) on high bar against Oklahoma and Minnesota on Feb. 10…notched a third-place finish (12.500) on pommel horse and tied for fourth on high bar (13.600) and floor and in a win at California on Feb. 6…recorded a fourth-place finish on high bar (13.250) and set a season-best 14.150 (fourth) on vault in a win against UIC on Jan. 22…finished 19th (13.050) on high bar at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 14…letterwinner.

2016– Academic All-Big Ten honoree… competed in eight competitions; recording two career-highs…tied for 37th on high bar (13.750) on day two of the NCAA Championships…placed 14th overall on high bar (14.250) during session II of the NCAA Championships…tied for 13th on high bar (13.850) at the Big Ten Championships on April 1…recorded season-high on high bar with a 15.000 effort to finish runner-up on the event in a win over Minnesota on March 12…placed 10th on high bar with a score of 14.600 at Oklahoma on Jan. 30…competed all-around at UIC on Jan. 24, placing 10th on floor (12.000), tying for fourth on pommel horse (13.600), 10th on rings (12.600), fifth on vault (14.350), third on parallel bars (13.900), fourth on high bar (14.100), and first in the all-around with a career-high 80.550…letterwinner

2015 — Academic All-Big Ten honoree… Competed in every competition… tied for 27th (14.500) on vault, placed 36th (13.900) on parallel bars, and tied for 11th (14.800) on high bar during the NCAA team finals on April 10… placed 16th (14.700) on floor, 17th (14.300) on parallel bars, and fourth on high bar during NCAA qualifiers on April 9… tied for 33rd (13.450) on floor, tied for 28th (14.200) on vault, and tied for 11th (14.450) on high bar at the Big Ten Championships on March 27… tied for 17th (14.400) on floor exercise, placed 17th (14.400) on vault, and tied for 13th (13.800) on high bar in the season finale against Nebraska, Penn State and Minnesota on March 15… placed sixth (14.500) on floor exercise, placed eighth (13.950) on vault, placed 10th (11.150) on parallel bars, and tied for fifth (14.400) on high bar against Minnesota on March 7… tied for ninth (14.200) on vault and placed second (14.700) on high bar at Penn State on Feb. 27… placed 15th (14.300) on floor exercise, placed ninth (14.400) on parallel bars and tied for first (14.900) on high bar against Nebraska and Minnesota on Feb. 14… placed 12th (12.700) on floor exercise, placed 12th (12.950) on parallel bars and placed eighth (13.950) on high bar against Illinois on Feb. 7… placed 14th (14.050) on floor exercise, tied for 12th (14.300) on vault, tied for 10th (14.050) on parallel bars and placed ninth (14.400) on high bar against Oklahoma and Ohio State on Feb. 1… placed seventh (13.400) against UIC on Jan 24… tied for first (15.100) on high bar at the Windy City Invite on Jan 17.

2014 — Competed in every competition… tied for 17th on high bar (14.500) at NCAA team and all-around finals… tied for ninth on high bar (14.300) at NCAA qualifier… tied for 14th on high bar (14.500) at Big Ten Championships… placed 13th on high bar (14.350) and 30th on pommel horse (11.600) at Arnold Classic on March 1… took the runner-up spot on high bar (14.550) in victory at UIC on Feb. 23… finished seventh on high bar (14.000) and 11th on floor (13.600) against Illinois on Feb. 7… finished third on high bar (15.000) and 11th on vault (14.200) at Oklahoma on Feb. 1… placed 13th on floor (14.250) and 20th on high bar (13.900) at Windy City Invitational on Jan. 18.

High School- Nine-year member of the Canadian National Team… three-time national champion… competed at the 2012 Pacific Rim and the 2013 University Games… academic honor roll member from 2009-2013… graduated with a 3.95 GPA… high school coach was Greg Jackson.

Personal- Born May 24, 1995… son of Lynn and Allister Paterson… sister, Nikki, is a member of the women’s gymnastics team at Eastern Michigan University… Finanace major.