NITTANY LION BIOS
FRANZ CARD Nashua, N.H. NASHUA SOUTH SENIOR • AA • 5-8 SECOND TEAM CGA ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR ATHLETE (2014, 2015, 2016) ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2015, 2016)
2014 (Freshman Year) Made his collegiate debut with a sixth-place finish the high bar against Temple (2/8), recording a score of 13.400.
2016 (Junior Year) Competed on both the parallel bars and the high bar in the 2016 campaign … Earned a season-best 14.600 on the parallel bars at the West Point Open (1/15) … Placed in the top-five on the parallel bars on four occasions … Notched a career-high 14.200 on the high bar at Arizona State (3/4) to place third overall … Garnered two fifth-place finishes on the high bar ... Earned a spot on the Finnish National Team after the Finnish National Championships.
Gymnastics Background Trained with Gymnastics Village ... Qualified for the Junior Olympic Nationals from 2009-2013 ... A four-time State Champion ... Earned Regional Champion honors ... Finished sixth all-around at the 2013 Finnish National Championships.
2015 (Sophomore Year) Competed in one meet during 2015 ... Tallied a score of 13.500 on the parallel bars and a score of 12.700 on the high bar against Army (1/11) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Competed in the 2015 World University Games in South Korea for team Finland ... Finished fourth in the all-around competition at the Finnish nationals, while earning the bronze medal in both the high bar and parallel bars.
Event Parallel Bars High Bars
Score 14.600 14.200
PENN STATE 2016 • MEN’S GYMNASTICS
Personal Full name is Franz Matias Card ... Born in Tampa,Florida May 30, 1995 ... Son of James and Sanna Card ... Has one sister, Klaudia... Majoring in mechanical engineering.
CAREER BEST MARKS Date 1/15/16 3/4/16
Site at West Point Open at Arizona State
Published on Jan 9, 2017