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  Joseph Atzenbeck
Joseph Atzenbeck

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Broomfield, Colo.

High School:
Palmer

Height:
5-4

Event:
All-Around


NCAA Qualifying Meet Competitor:
• Pommel Horse - 2006, 2007, 2008
• Parallel Bars - 2006, 2008
• High Bar - 2008

USAG Collegiate Division All-American:
• Pommel Horse - 2006, 2007 (Champion), 2008
• Parallel Bars - 2006
• High Bar - 2008

ECAC Honors:
• Co-Rookie of the Year - 2006

ECAC Medalist:
• Pommel Horse - 2007

2008:
Delivered a strong junior year primarily on the pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar ... finished the year ranked 21st nationally on the parallel bars, 44th on the high bar and 59th on the parallel bars ... landed among the overall top-three gymnasts in a meet seven times on the pommel horse, once on the parallel bars and once on the high bar ... led the team in scoring on the pommel horse twice and once on the high bar ... produced a score of 14.0 or higher once on the floor exercise, five times on the pommel horse, twice on the vault, twice on the parallel bars and once on the high bar ... advanced to the NCAA Qualifying Meet on the pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar, where he placed 26th in each event ... participated in the ECAC Championship finals on the pommel horse and high bar ... placed fifth on the high bar and sixth on the pommel horse ... earned All-America status on those two events at the USAG Collegiate Division Championship ... finished second on the pommel horse and third on the high bar during the finals ... produced season-high marks on the floor exercise (14.15), vault (15.05) and parallel bars (14.20) in the Navy Open ... claimed an individual title on the pommel horse at the All-Academy Championship ... delivered a season-best 14.80-point showing on the pommel horse in a tri-meet at Penn State with William & Mary to place second overall ... one week later against Temple, he produced a season-high 14.20 on the high bar.

2007:
Primarily competed on the pommel horse, parallel bars and the high bar ... ranked as high as eighth nationally on the high bar early in the season ... won the pommel horse twice, parallel bars twice and high bar once ... totaled 12 top-three performances ... scored higher than an 8.0 nine times on the pommel horse, eight times on the high bar and six times on the parallel bars ... led the Mids on the pommel horse four times, parallel bars four times and high bar twice ... advanced to the NCAA Qualifying Meet in the pommel horse, where he placed 20th ... produced an 8.5 on the pommel horse during the preliminary round and the finals to win the event at the USAG Collegiate Division Championship ... followed that effort up at the ECAC Championship ... placed third in the finals with a season-best mark of 8.6 ... delivered an 8.55-point effort during the preliminary round ... posted victories on the parallel bars in back-to-back weeks at Army and at the All-Academy Championship ... recorded a season-high 8.75 in West Point before an 8.45 one week later ... earned an 8.85 from the judges on the high bar in the Navy Open ... claimed victory on that apparatus against James Madison, scoring an 8.75.

2006:
Emerged as a solid producer in several events during his rookie season in Annapolis ... ranked as high as 17th nationally on the pommel horse ... scored an 8.0 or higher nine times on the parallel bars, eight times on the vault, seven times on the pommel horse, six times on the high bar and four times in the floor exercise ... led the team in scoring on the parallel bars on three occasions, while topping the team on the pommel horse twice ... during the event finals at the USAG Collegiate Championship, he placed third on the pommel horse and fifth on the parallel bars ... advanced to the NCAA Qualifying Meet in both events ... posted season-best mark of 8.6 to win the pommel horse at MIT/Springfield ... scored 8.45 points on the parallel bars during the opening day of the ECAC Championship ... won the event against Army with an 8.35 showing ... also produced an 8.7 mark on the high bar in the Star Meet ... registered an 8.9 on the vault against Temple ... two weeks prior against William & Mary, he finished fourth in the floor exercise with an 8.6 ... competed once in the all-around, scoring 46.35 points at the West Point Open.

Before Navy:
Attended Palmer High School ... Region IX all-around champion in 2005 ... competed on Region IX team at Junior Olymic Nationals in 2005 ... three-time Junior Olympic National qualifier ... four-time USA Gymnastics Academic All-American.

Personal:
Son of James and Kris Atzenbeck ... majoring in systems engineering ... born Aug. 6, 1986, in Denver, Colo.

11/24/14 Blue & Gold Intrasquad 5:00 PM
11/25/14 Blue & Gold Intrasquad 5:00 PM
01/16/15 vs West Point Open - Team 7:00 PM
01/17/15 vs West Point Open - Ind Finals 7:00 PM
01/24/15 Navy Open 2:00 PM

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