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     Nikolai Korepanov
    Nikolai Korepanov

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tallahassee, Fla.

    High School:
    Lincoln

    Event:
    All-Around

    Club Team/Club Coach:
    Gym Force/Jim Hisey


    2009: An NCAA qualifier...ranked in the top 10 nationally on rings for a majority of the season topping out at the No. 3 spot...won the still rings competition against Illinois Mar. 7 with a score of 15.05...won still ring titles at both Iowa and Temple with a score of 15.3 on both occasions...won the rings title in a double-dual meet against Air Force and Nebraska Mar. 20...placed fourth on parallel bars against Minnesota Feb. 28 with a score of 13.75...placed 12th at the NCAA championships on the still rings with a score of 14.650.

    2008: Competed in all 11 meets...won the still rings title (15.05) and finished runner-up on the parallel bars (14.65) against Iowa on Jan. 26...captured the still rings crown (14.95) and placed second on the parallel bars (14.00) versus William & Mary on Feb. 9...won his third consecutive still rings title versus Minnesota on Feb. 16 scoring a 14.15...took fifth-place on the parallel bars with a 13.70 against Air Force on March 7...runner-up finish on the still rings with a season-best 15.45 against Illinois on March 15...took first-place honors on the parallel bars with a 14.60 at the New England Invitational on March 22...placed third on the still rings with a 14.65 at the ECAC Team Championships on April 4...carded a 14.20 on the still rings at the NCAA Championship Qualifiers on April 17.

    2007: One of the Flames' best all-around gymnasts as a freshman...2007 ECAC Rookie of the Year...competed in all ten meets...recorded a 9.0 or higher in nine of ten meets on still rings...consistent scoring and valuable contributor on the floor exercise, parallel bars, and horizontal bars...placed first on still rings (8.90) and second on parallel bars (8.50) at the James Madison Open on Feb. 3...took home the floor exercise (8.55), still rings (9.45), and parallel bars (9.05) title against MIT on Feb. 10...achieved a career and team-best 9.55 on still rings, winning first-place honors against Air Force on March 11...won the still rings title (9.45) versus Minnesota on March 24...first-place medallist on still rings at the ECAC Championships on March 28...turned in a 9.30 on still rings at the NCAA Championship Qualifiers on April 12.

    Prep/Personal: Four-year honor roll student and four-time Academic All-American at Lincoln...member of Gym Force for 10 years...placed 17th at the 2004 Junior Nationals and 16th at the 2006 Junior Nationals...sixth-place finish on parallel bars at the 2006 National Championships...five-time Junior National Championships qualifier...two-time USA Championships qualifier...two-time Future Stars National team member...born Aug. 29, 1988...son of Oleg and Alla Korepanov...majoring in movement sciences.

    Career Bests

    Still Rings 15.450 03-15-08 vs. Illinois
    Parallel Bars 14.650 01-26-08 vs. Iowa
    Horizontal Bar 14.900 04-04-0 at United States Military Academy