Sept. 24-29 Festivities
Former Bear Takes Fourth on Pommel
Former Golden Bear Competes at Day One of Trials
Golden Bear Looks to Make First Olympic Squad
Was an immense asset to the Bears as a true freshman...joined the Cal squad as the No. 1 junior gymnast in the country...will work the all-around for the Bears.
2011: Was a regular competitor in the all-around for the Bears...an All-American on pommel horse for the third consecutive year with a score of 14.400 in the NCAA Individual Championships...won the all-around in the first meet of the season against Stanford while setting new career highs on all-around (90.300), parallel bars (15.550) and high bar (15.900)...tied for first in the all-around in the rematch against Stanford the following week with a 89.900 that included top marks for the season on rings with a 15.200 and on vault with a 15.800...had a season-high 15.100 on pommel horse in both the NCAA Qualifiers and NCAA Championships...finished ninth in the all-around of the NCAA Championships, when he recorded a 88.650.
2010: An All-American on pommel horse once again as his 15.150 score in the NCAA Individual Championships placed him second...won the all-around against Penn State with a new career-high 90.900 that included career highs on pommel horse, vault, and high bar as well as a season high on floor and finished in the top two of every event...finished fifth in the all-around and on pommel horse at the NCAA Team Championships...won the all-around at the MPSF Championships with a 90.100 and the pommel horse with a 15.150...won the all-around against Ohio State with a 89.050 that included a season-high 15.050 on the parallel bars...was key to helping the Bears advance past the NCAA Qualifiers with his second place finish in the all-around behind teammate Kyle Bunthuwong.
2009: All-American on high bar, pommel and parallel bars at NCAAs...had three standout nights, setting three personal bests and repeating one. In the team qualifier, he scored a 15.050 (rings), 15.000 (h-bar) and 91.150 (all-around)...his all-around score placed him second...in the championships, he repeated his score on horizontal bar to tie his career high...he won pommel horse in the qualifier with a 15.300, which was .100 shy of tying his personal best...set his personal best on horse in the first two meets of the year with a 15.400 against Stanford and at the Stanford Open...prior to NCAAs, had a season high of 89.600 in the all-around at the Pacific Coast Classic...his 15.400 on pommel horse stood as the Bears' highest marks on the event for the entirety of the 2009 campaign as did his 15.500 on floor (Winter Cup Challenge preliminaries).
Personal: Competed at the Pan American Gymnastics Union Individual Event Championships from Nov. 19-23, 2008 and just missed earning a medal on high bar by the narrowest of margins possible in men's gymnastics...finished second at the 2007 Junior Olympic Nationals in the all-around competition and took fifth on floor exercise. At the 2007 U.S. Championships, he earned a spot on the U.S. Junior National team after taking second in the all-around and finishing first on rings...won both the Junior Nationals and the U.S. Jr. National Championship...he also represented the United States at the 2007 Junior Pan American Games in Guatemala...undeclared major...parents are Arlene and Glenn Ishino.
ISHINO'S 2011 BESTS (FIG SCORING SYSTEM)
ISHINO'S CAREER BESTS (FIG SCORING SYSTEM)
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