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Francisco Vazquez
Francisco Vazquez

Hometown:
San Juan, P.R.

High School:
Cupeyville School

Height:
5-4

Event:
AA

Club Team:
Federacion Puertoriquena de Gymnacia


04/05/2012

No. 1 Nittany Lions Seek Third Conference Crown at 2012 Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships

Competition scheduled for Fri.-Sat., April 6-7 at 8 p.m. ET in Iowa City, Iowa

CAREER HIGHS
Floor Exercise: 15.250 at Oklahoma/vs. Illinois (March 19, 2011)
Pommel Horse: 14.850 at Oklahoma/vs. Illinois (March 19, 2011)
Vault: 15.900 at Oklahoma/vs. Illinois (March 19, 2011)

PENN STATE CAREER
2012: Did not compete.

2011: Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Feb. 21 after earning two top three finishes versus Illinois...Made an impact in the floor exercise, pommel horse, and vault in his first competitive season...Season-high score of 15.250 (at Oklahoma/vs. Illinois) ranked third on the team in 2011...Placed second in the floor at Minnesota/vs. Iowa (15.000) and third (tie) versus Springfield College (14.500)...Earned five top three finishes in the pommel horse, including second place showings in three consecutive mid-season meets...Score of 14.850 at Oklahoma/vs. Illinois was a season high and ranked third on the team in 2011...Captured at least a share of three vault titles...Ranked No. 12 nationally in the vault in the final 2011 rankings...Recorded a season-high vault score of 15.900 against Springfield College.

2010: Redshirted

GYMNASTICS BACKGROUND
Trained at the Federacion Puertoriquena de Gymnacia in San Juan under Jose Colon.

PERSONAL
Francisco Javier Vazquez was born on Aug. 27, 1991 in San Juan, Puerto Rico to parents Roberto Vazquez and Heyda Ortiz...Has a younger sister, Ariana...Majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering.

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