Dylan Akers
Position: All-Around
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Kingwood HS
Club: Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Career Highs

Competed in the first seven meets of the season ... Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... MPSF Scholar-Athlete ... scored a season-high 15.250 on floor at the Metroplex Challenge and a season-high 14.800 on vault vs. Air Force ... earned career high 15.200 on parallel bars at the Rocky Mountain Open.

Competed in 11 of OU’s 12 meets in 2013 … Academic All-Big 12 First Team … MPSF Scholar-Athlete … CGA Academic All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Posted a career-high 14.900 on vault on Feb. 23 against Air Force … scored a season-high 15.100 on floor on March 23 against Ohio State … notched a season best 14.500 on parallel bars on Feb. 23 against Air Force … secured a season-high 14.450 on pommel horse at the Metroplex Challenge on Jan. 25 … earned a 14.100 on high bar for a season high at Iowa on Feb. 2.

Finished 12th in the all-around finals of the 2012 NCAA Championship and third among freshmen ... finished in ninth on floor exercise in the 2012 NCAA Championship's event finals with a 14.900, just .05 points shy of All-America honors ... claimed his first all-around title of his career with an 83.100 against Minnesota and Ohio State on March 24 ... collected his first collegiate high bar title on March 17 against Air Force and Nebraska with a 14.650 along with a career-best vault score of 14.850 ... scored a 86.700 in his collegiate all-around debut against California and Stanford was his highest AA score of the year ... had two of the Sooners' top three pommel horse scores of the season with a 14.950 against Stanford on March 3 and a 14.900 at the team qualifier of the NCAA Championship on April 19 ... competed in all 12 of OU's meets in 2012 ... scored a career-high 15.300 on floor against Minnesota and Ohio State on March 24 ... earned career-best scores on rings (14.250) and high bar (14.800) at the MPSF Championship on April 7 ... secured a career-high 14.750 on parallel bars against Iowa on Feb. 25.

Club/High School
Competed at Cypress Academy of Gymnastics ... coached by Tom Meadows ... attended Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Texas ... three-time Junior National Team member ... represented the United States in international competitions in Australia, Mexico, Canada and Puerto Rico ... claimed first place on pommel horse in the junior division of the 2009 Visa Championships ... fifth place finisher on pommel horse at the 2010 and 2011 Visa Championships ... competed with Jacob Dalton on Team USA at the Pan American Championships, taking first place as a team.

Full name is Dylan Taylor Akers ... born in Houston, Texas ... son of Coy and Pauline Akers ... has an older brother, Jacob, and an older sister, Caitlin ... majoring in English.

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