College Gymnastics Association Academic All-American:
First Team - 2007, 2008
NCAA Qualifying Meet Competitor:
Pommel Horse - 2008
Predominantly competed on the pommel horse and high bar ... finished the year ranked 59th nationally on the pommel horse ... advanced to the NCAA Qualifying Meet on the pommel horse ... landed among the team's scoring four five times on the pommel horse, five times on the high bar and once on the parallel bars ... produced a 13.5 or higher on the pommel horse four times, high bar two times and parallel bars once ... against William & Mary, placed third overall on the pommel horse with a 13.85 and scored a season-high 14.05 on the high bar ... followed that effort with a season-best 13.95 on the pommel horse in a tri-meet at Penn State with William & Mary ... delivered a season-high 13.75 on the parallel bars in the Navy Open.
Performed on the pommel horse, still rings, parallel bars and high bar during his sophomore campaign ... scored an 8.0 or higher three times on the pommel horse, twice on the high bar and once on the parallel bars ... had a tremendous outing in the Star Meet at Army ... recorded season-best marks on the pommel horse (8.6), still rings (7.5) and parallel bars (8.35) ... his performance on the pommel horse was tops among all gymnasts ... produced season-high score of 8.3 on the high bar during the preliminary round of the USAG Collegiate Division Championship.
Saw action in five meets, competing on the pommel horse and high bar ... placed sixth on the pommel horse with a season-best 8.0 against William & Mary ... also competed at the ECAC Championship and USAG Collegiate Championship on the pommel horse ... scored a 7.75 on the high bar in the Navy Open.
Attended David W. Butler High School ... four-time Junior Olympic National qualifier.
Son of William and Julie James ... majoring in systems engineering ... born Aug. 12, 1987, in Charlotte, N.C.