UI men's gymnastics is excited about Cory Paterson's future
Iowa, UIC square off for the 2nd time this season
Iowa got off to a strong start to their 2015 season in Chicago
The men showcased their talents in the UI Field House this afternoon. Black beat Gold in a friendly competition between the Hawkeye team.
Corey Paterson claimed high bar title with a score of 13.850
2014 -- Competed in every competition... tied for 17th on high bar (14.500) at NCAA team and all-around finals... tied for ninth on high bar (14.300) at NCAA qualifier... tied for 14th on high bar (14.500) at Big Ten Championships... placed 13th on high bar (14.350) and 30th on pommel horse (11.600) at Arnold Classic on March 1... took the runner-up spot on high bar (14.550) in victory at UIC on Feb. 23... finished seventh on high bar (14.000) and 11th on floor (13.600) against Illinois on Feb. 7... finished third on high bar (15.000) and 11th on vault (14.200) at Oklahoma on Feb. 1... placed 13th on floor (14.250) and 20th on high bar (13.900) at Windy City Invitational on Jan. 18.
High School- Nine-year member of the Canadian National Team... three-time national champion... competed at the 2012 Pacific Rim and the 2013 University Games... academic honor roll member from 2009-2013... graduated with a 3.95 GPA... high school coach was Greg Jackson.
Personal- Born May 24, 1995... son of Lynn and Allister Paterson... sister, Nikki, is a member of the women's gymnastics team at Eastern Michigan University... business major.
Floor Exercise: 14.250
Horizontal Bar: 15.100
Pommel Horse: 11.600