University of Iowa Athletics
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Tom Buese

Height 5-7
Class Sr.
Hometown Gainesville, Fla.
High School Buchholz

2007 — Set a season best record on high bar (8.90) at the NCAA qualifier… placed fourth on horizontal bar at Illinois with an 8.85… academic all-Big Ten team member… second team all-America scholar athlete … letterwinner.

2006 — Recorded a season high in the all-around, 49.9, at the Windy City Invite… placed third at NCAA Qualifier on high bar, scoring 9.3… recorded season high on vault (8.6) at Illinois-Chicago… set season best score on horizontal bar (9.3) at the Windy City Invite… academic all-Big Ten team member… second team all-America scholar athlete… letterwinner.

2005 – NCAA Qualifier on horizontal bar (8.925)… tied for third place on horizontal bar (8.9) vs. Minnesota… recorded a season best score of 9.2 on horizontal bar at Oklahoma… set season best scores on floor exercise (8.15) and parallel bars (8.6) at Big Ten Championships…competed on five events for the team at the NCAA Qualifier… letterwinner.

High School – Academic all-American as a freshman, sophomore and junior… named 2003 Florida Gymnast of the Year… crowned Region VIII floor exercise champion in 2002 and 2003… placed eighth in the all-around at Jr. Olympic Nationals in 2002… runner-up on parallel bars, third on pommel horse and ninth in the all-around at the 2002 USA Championships… club coach was Mark Nelson of Sun Country Gymnastics.

Personal – Born 10/2/85… son of Amy and Mark Buese… brother Jon Buese is a sophomore on the team… health and sports studies major.