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Akash Modi
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'1"
Year: Junior
City/State: Morganville, N.J.
High School: High Technology
Club: Monmouth Gymnastics Academy
Major: Undeclared
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As a Sophomore in 2015

  • Led the nation with five All-America honors at the NCAA Championships Individual Event Finals (April 11): all-around (1st, 90.450), floor (T-8th, 15.350), pommel horse (3rd, 14.750), parallel bars (2nd, 15.100) and high bar (2nd, 15.100)
  • Claimed the NCAA title in the all-around with a season-best 90.450 at the NCAA Championships Finals (April 10)
  • Named MPSF Gymnast of the Year
  • MPSF All-Academic selection
  • Led the NCAA with six College Gymnastics Association National Gymnast of the Week honors (Jan. 15, Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 12, April 2, April 17)
  • Led the conference with four MPSF Gymnast of the Week honors (Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, March 12)
  • Paced Stanford with 23 individual victories against NCAA teams: parallel bars (7), all-around (6), floor (4), pommel horse (3), rings (2) and high bar (1)
  • Finished the regular season ranked first in the all-around and parallel bars
  • Held Stanford's top seven scores in the all-around, top-five scores on floor and parallel bars, five of the top 10 on pommel horse and two of the top 10 on rings
  • Placed first on parallel bars (15.750), tied for second on floor (15.600), tied for third on high bar and finished seventh on floor (14.850) at the NCAA Championships Finals (April 10)
  • Finished first on parallel bars (15.700), second on floor (15.450) and third on high bar (15.050) at the NCAA Championships Semifinals (April 9)
  • Finished first on floor (15.550), pommel horse (15.250) and parallel bars (15.500) at No. 3 Illinois (March 6)
  • Tied for second on parallel bars (15.100) at the Collegiate Challenge (Feb. 28)
  • Named to the U.S. Senior National Team after competing at the Winter Cup Challenge (Feb. 18-21) and finishing ninth in the all-around
  • Set an NCAA record on parallel bars with a 16.150 against Arizona State (Feb. 13), eclipsing the previous best of 16.100 set by Michigan's Sam Mikulak on March 28, 2014
  • Earned four individual event victories at No. 5 Michigan (Feb. 7) in the all-around (89.850), parallel bars (15.300), rings (14.850) and pommel horse (14.800)
  • Claimed three individual event victories against No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 6 California and No. 10 Nebraska in the all-around (90.150), parallel bars (15.450) and pommel horse (14.800)
  • Earned five individual victories at the Stanford Open, including the all-around (89.300), pommel horse (14.550), rings (15.050), parallel bars (15.800) and high bar (14.950) (Jan. 17)
  • Earned individual victories in the all-around (87.800) and floor (15.150) at No. 8 California (Jan. 10)

As a Freshman in 2014

  • All-American in the all-around, pommel horse and parallel bars
  • MPSF Gymnast of the Year
  • Led Stanford with 14 individual victories: parallel bars (6), all-around (5), floor (2), pommel horse (1)
  • Finished second on parallel bars (15.600) and third on pommel horse (14.825) at the NCAA Individual Event Finals (April 12)
  • Placed second in the all-around (89.200) and parallel bars (15.550), and fourth on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships (April 11)
  • Finished third on pommel horse (15.050) and parallel bars (15.050), tied for fifth on floor (15.250), and placed ninth on vault (14.750) at the NCAA Preliminaries (April 10)
  • Four-time CGA National Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 16, Jan. 23, March 6, March 13)
  • Four-time MPSF Gymnast of the Week (Jan. 14, Jan. 21, March 4, March 11)
  • MPSF champion on parallel bars (15.800) and recorded top-10 finishes on high bar (3rd, 14.900), vault (T-4th, 15.050), floor (5th, 15.200) and rings (6th, 15.000)
  • Finished first on parallel bars (15.650) and tied for second on vault (15.350) and pommel horse (15.350) against Ohio State and California (March 8)
  • Scored 15.800 on parallel bars to earn the individual win at the Collegiate Challenge (March 1)
  • Claimed individual victories on pommel horse (15.150) and on parallel bars (15.050) at the Metroplex Challenge against Oklahoma (Feb. 14)
  • Scored a career-best 15.150 on vault to finish second and tied a career high of 15.400 on floor to finish third at Oklahoma (Feb. 8)
  • Set a collegiate best on rings with a 15.100 in the Stanford Open (Jan. 25)
  • Earned individual victories in the all-around (90.100), parallel bars (15.850) and floor (15.400) against California (Jan. 18)
  • According to the College Gymnastics Association, his score of 15.850 was the fourth-highest since scores were adjusted in 2008
  • Made his collegiate debut at No. 7 California (Jan. 11), claiming individual titles in the all-around (88.150), floor (15.350) and parallel bars (15.250)
  • Also delivered strong performances in his collegiate debut on vault (15.000), pommel horse (14.250) and rings (14.650)
  • Recorded four of Stanford’s top-10 scores on floor, seven top-10 scores on pommel horse and six on parallel bars
  • Hit 100 percent of his routines on floor, rings, vault and parallel bars, and 91 percent on pommel horse
  • Competed in the all-around in seven of Stanford’s 10 meets
  • CGA Academic Second-Team All-American

High School

  • A 2013 graduate of High Technology High School in Lincroft, N.J.
  • Trained with Monmouth Gymnastics Academy
  • Member of the Junior National Team from 2011 to 2013 and joined the Senior National Team in 2013
  • Finished first on parallel bars and in the all-around at the 2013 Junior Olympic National Championships participant
  • Placed second on parallel bars and sixth in the all-around at the 2013 Winter Cup Challenge participant
  • Placed first in team, parallel bars, and all-around at the 2013 Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival
  • Finished second in team and third on pommel horse and all-around at the 2012 Junior Pan American Championships
  • Placed third in the all-around at the 2012 Junior Olympic National Championships
  • Finished 10th on floor and 15th in the all-around at the 2012 Winter Cup Challenge
  • Placed first on floor and parallel bars and second in the all-around at the 2012 Visa National Championships
  • Finished first in team and third in the all-around at the 2012 Kellogg’s Pacific Rim Championships
  • Finished first on pommel horse and second in the all-around at the 2011 Junior Olympic National Championships
  • Placed first on floor and third in the all-around at the 2011 Visa National Championships
  • A three-time New Jersey state champion
  • Attended six Junior and two Senior National Team training camps

Personal

  • Son of Ashok and Dipti Modi
  • Has an older sister, Koral
  • Considering a major in mechanical engineering
  • Cousin Raj Bhavsar won the bronze medal in gymnastics at the 2008 Olympics
  • Enjoys playing video games, solving puzzles and reading.
  Floor Pommel Horse
Still Rings
Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2014 15.400 15.350 15.150 15.350 15.850 15.100 91.350
2015 15.600 15.300 15.050 15.350 16.150 15.050 90.150
Collegiate bests 15.600 15.350 15.150 15.350 16.150 15.100 91.350
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