Among top returnees this season on high bar and consistent performer on pommel horse ... NCAA qualifier last year in the former ... provides solid depth this season on pommel horse, which will be a strong event for the Black Knights ... could also draw back-up duty on still rings ... competed in five events rookie year ... two-year letterwinner.
Milestones: Qualified for the 2010 NCAA Championships as an alternate on high bar ... medaled on pommel horse (sixth) in the individual finals at the West Point Open.
2010: Competed in every meet on pommel horse and high bar ... turned in carer-high 13.9 on high bar in triangular at Springfield with Navy and the Pioneers ... proved to be the highest mark of the season by a Black Knight ... second highest score of 13.5 recorded against Air Force in final home meet of the season ... one of four Black Knights to qualify for the NCAA Championships hosted at West Point ... headed into the meet ranked 81st on high bar with a 13.25 qualifying average ... turned in a 12.95 in qualifying round in first-ever trip to the NCAAs ... shined during the season on pommel horse, setting career mark of 13.95 in sixth-place finish in the team competition at the West Point Open ... one of two Black Knights to advance to the individual finals where he duplicated that finish posting a 13.1 ... second best score of the season was a 13.4 recorded in dual match at Springfield ... ranked 71st on pommel horse with a 13.1 average at season's end ... competed on still rings in the home triangular with Springfield and Brockport.
2009: Appeared in every meet on pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar ... also drew duty on floor exercise ... turned in Army's third best mark in that apparati in season finale at Temple ... posted career-high 13.5 on pommel horse in Navy meet ... score was fifth highest mark recorded during the season by a Black Knight ... averaged 12.34 on the horse to rank 36th in the conference (ECAC/EIGL) standings ... also listed among team's leaders on parallel bars and high bar ... posted Army's top three scores five times in the former and six times in the latter ... captured medalist honors on the high bar against Air Force ... turned in Army's top score in that event (13.7) at the West Point Open ... 13.08 average ranked 24th in the conference and 76th nationally.
Club Gymnastics: Competed eight years for SCATS Diamond Elite ... coached by Ric Draghi ... placed third on high bar senior year at the Region 1 Championships ... two-time Junior Olympic National Qualifier (2007 and 2008) ... second day qualifier on parallel bars at 2008 Nationals ... turned in strong showing senior year at state championships finishing third on high bar, seventh on pommel horse and 12th in all-around ... served as team captain ... Academic All-American.
Personal: Given name is Jonathan William Lawrence Hoey ... son of Lawrence and Jennifer Hoey ... attended Diamond Ranch H.S. where he played tennis and was a pole vaulter on the track team ... played nine years of club basketball ... graduated 10th in class of 468 students ... four-year NHS member ... maternal grandfather, William Obata, served in the Korean War ... played piano for 10 years ... majoring in Engineering Management.