|Position:||High Bars, Parallel Bars, Pommel Horse|
|Hometown:||San Diego, Calif.|
|High School:||La Jolla County Day School|
2015: Made his season debut at the Big Meet on 1/10 vs. Stanford with a score of 14.400 on pommel horse ... Posted a 14.200 on pommel horse, while scoring a 13.800 on parallel bars @ Stanford on 1/17 ... Garnered a score of 14.350 on pommel horse @ Stanford against the Cardinal, Oklahoma and Nebraska on 1/24 ... Scored a season-best 15.100 on pommel and career-best 14.850 on parallel bars @ Arizona State on 1/30, helping the Bears to a program record team score of 438.300 ... Scored a 14.000 on pommel horse @ Washington on 2/7 against the Huskies and Arizona State ... Posted a 13.900 on pommel horse on 2/28 @ Stanford in the first five-up, five-count meet of the season ... Scored a 13.800 on pommel on 3/8 vs. Oklahoma ... Posted a 15.100 on pommel horse in the home finale on 3/13 ... Scored a 14.850 at the MPSF Championships on 3/28 on pommel ... Earned a 14.650 for his pommel routine on day one of the NCAA Championships on 4/9 ... Concluded his 2015 season with a 14.600 on pommel horse at the team championships, helping the Bears to a fifth place finish.
2014: Made his season debut at the Big Meet on 1/11 vs. Stanford and posted a 14.350 on pommel horse ... Posted an 11.800 on pommel horse @ Stanford on 1/18 ... Tied his career-best on pommel horse with a 15.250 routine at the Stanford Open on 1/25 ... Earned a 14.000 on pommel horse vs. Arizona State on 2/8 ... Scored a 13.900 on 2/14 @ Ohio State ... Scored a 13.300 on pommel horse at the Collegiate Cup on 3/1 ... Set a new career-best on 3/8 with a 15.350 on pommel horse on 3/8 in Palo Alto ... Scored a 14.000 on pommel horse on 3/15 vs. Washington.
2013: Made his collegiate debut on 2/17 @ Stanford and posted a 14.500 on the pommel horse … Finished with a 14.950 on the pommel horse on 2/23 @ Stanford … Posted a 14.700 on the pommel horse at the Collegiate Cup vs. Stanford, Arizona State, Washington and the Japanese Collegiate All-Star team on 3/2 ... Finished with a career-best 15.250 on the pommel horse, winning the event vs. Temple on 3/10 ... Posted a 15.150 and won the pommel horse event on 3/16 vs. Illinois … Finished with a 13.900 on the pommel horse on 4/6 at the MPSF Championships in Colorado Springs, Co. … Placed second on the pommel horse after he posted a 14.950 on the apparatus at the NCAA Qualifiers on 4/19 in State College, Pa.
Personal: Was a member of South Coast Gymnastics in Irvine, Calif. ... Nickname is "Taka".KAWADA'S CAREER BESTS (FIG SCORING SYSTEM)