Hawk Item – Holds school record on Rings, 9.725
2006 – Elected team captain… Recorded seven top-five finishes on rings… Recorded a school record, 9.725, on rings at the Big Tens… Crowned champion on R three times this season, at Nebraska with a score of 9.45, against Illinois, with a 9.55, and at the Big Tens (9.725)… recipient of the Best Work Ethic Award… academic all-Big Ten team member… First team all-America scholar athlete… letterwinner
2005 — Recorded five top-five finishes on rings… Posted a season best score of 9.45 on R at Windy City Invitational… Crowned champion on R vs. Illinois-Chicago with a score of 9.3… Tied for third on R vs. Nebraska and tied for fourth on R at Oklahoma… Took fourth on R vs. Minnesota… elected co-captain for the season… academic all-Big Ten team member… all-America scholar athlete in 2004-05… letterwinner.
2004 – Recipient of the University of Iowa Academic Excellence award… recorded seven top-five finishes this season on rings…recorded a season best score of 9.350 on R at Nebraska… placed third on R vs. Minnesota (9.05) and Michigan (9.05)… academic all-Big Ten team member… all-America scholar athlete in 2003-04…letterwinner.
2003 — Became a Hawkeye in January 2003… Suffered a knee injury prior to competing for the 2003 Hawkeyes.High School — Was a three-time state champion… was a Region IX Team Member as a senior… coached by Michael Welsh and Jerry Nickels at Duke City Gymnastics Sports Academy… elected Senior class secretary… was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal — Born 12/26/83… son of James and Jeannine Bouchard… microbiology and biochemistry major.