W&M Men's Gymnastics BIO
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 Adam Avant

This is going to be Adam’s breakout year as the incredible amount of patience and dedication he has shown in recovering from various injuries has positioned him to make his mark on our floor exercise, vaulting, parallel bars, and high bar squads after missing all of last season…Having earned two William and Mary Provost Awards for his academic excellence, Adam is well on his way to joining the ranks of the Tribe’s many gymnasts (31 since 1975) who have gone on to medical school after graduation…In the gym Adam is having a very positive impact on his teammates as his passion for gymnastics is inspiring as well as contagious…Adam is a kinesiology and health sciences major and was coached by Ron Brant at the Olympic Training Center ... Adam’s parents are Dan and Claire Avant.

2015 Highlights
Competed as a member of the floor, vault, parallel bars and high bar lineups … Posted a career-high 14.0 on floor at the ECAC Championships … Recorded a career-best 14.3 on vault at Navy … Registered a career-high 13.25 on parallel bars at the State Open … Tallied a career-high 13.3 on high bar twice, at Army and versus Army at Kaplan Arena … Earned W&M’s Provost Award … ECAC All-Academic Team honoree … College Gymnastics Association first-team Academic All-American Scholar-Athlete ...

2014 Highlights
Did not compete ... Earned the W&M Provost's Award ...

2013 Highlights
Earned a season-high 14.1 on vault against Navy on March 16 ... College Gymnastics Association first-team Academic All-American Scholar-Athlete ...

Career Highlights
• First-Team Academic All-American Scholar-Athlete (2015)
• W&M Provost's Award (2015)
• ECAC All-Academic Team (2015)

Avant’s Career Highs
FE – 14.0 at ECAC Championship (3/27/15)
V – 14.3 at Navy (2/1/15)
PB - 13.25 at State Open (1/18/15)
HB – 13.3 vs. Army (3/14/15)

Position: FE, V, PB, HB
Year: Senior
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo
High School: St. Mary's
Club: USOC Training Center
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