2015: Competed on floor exercise, still rings, vault and parallel bars in his sophomore campaign at the Academy … earned 25 top-10 finishes on the season, including seven top-five nods … opened the year competing on floor exercise (14.100), still rings (12.350), vault (13.400) and parallel bars (13.100) at Penn State … competed in the team finals at the West Point Open … placed 13th on floor (14.250) … tied for 18th on still rings (13.350) … took 11th on vault (13.800) … earned 25th on parallel bars (13.150) … tied for second on vault at ninth-ranked Nebraska (14.750) … also competed on floor exercise (13.800), still rings (13.150) and high bar (13.300) against the Huskers … tied for ninth on floor exercise (13.850) at Air Force … tied for 11th on still rings (13.050) … placed 10th on vault (13.900) … took 12th on parallel bars (12.200) … competed on floor exercise (14.000), still rings (13.300), vault (14.450) and parallel bars (12.3000) at the All-Academy Championships … helped Army to the Star Meet victory over Navy … placed 12th on floor (12.300) … earned sixth on still rings (13.800) … tied for 10th on vault (13.900) … was the 13th-place finisher on parallel bars (12.150) … earned a trio of top-10 finishes in the tri-meet over Springfield and William & Mary … tied for eighth on floor (13.700) … took ninth on still rings (12.950) … earned a career-best score of 15.000 on vault to take the top spot … posted a trio of top-10 finishes at Springfield … placed seventh on floor (13.650) … earned fifth on still rings (13.650) … tied for ninth on vault (14.000) … took fourth on floor (14.050) in the season finale at William & Mary … tied for eighth on still rings (13.300) … placed fifth on vault (14.500) … posted a career-best mark of 13.900 on parallel bars to tie for fourth … competed on floor exercise, still rings and vault in the team finals of the ECAC Championships … took 28th on floor (12.900) … tied for seventh on still rings with a career-best mark of 14.100 … tied for 10th on vault (14.100) … earned sixth on still rings (13.900) in the ECAC Championships individual finals … took eighth on vault (14.200) … competed on floor, still rings and vault in the team qualifier of the NCAA Championships … earned scores of 13.200 on floor, 13.400 on still rings and 13.000 on vault.
2014: Consistently competed on floor, still rings and vault in his plebe season at the Academy ... opened the year at dual meet against Penn State, competing on floor (14.25), still rings (12.05) and vault (13.7) ... participated on floor and still rings in the preliminary round of the West Point Open ... posted a score of 14.6 on floor and 13.7 on still rings ... advanced to the final round of the West Point Open on floor, earning a score of 14.2 to tie for third place ... posted a season-best mark of 14.75 on floor during the All-Academy Championships ... also competed on still rings (13.0) and vault (13.95) ... competed in all three events at the Star Meet against Navy ... was the first-place finisher on floor with a score of 14.7 ... earned marks of 13.1 on still rings and 13.75 on vault against the Mids ... posted scores of 14.25 on floor, 13.2 on still rings and 14.1 on vault against Air Force ... competed in all three events against Springfield, earning scores of 13.7 on floor, 13.75 on still rings and 14.1 on vault ... posted a pair of season bests against Temple ... earned a score of 13.9 on still rings and 14.65 on vault (fourth place) ... also competed on floor, recording a score of 14.65 ...against Springfield, recorded two top-five finishes ... was third on floor exercise with a mark of 14.7 ... finished fourth on vault with a score of 14.55 ... also competed on rings with a score of 12.8 ... was the second-place finisher on floor in the tri-meet against Temple and William & Mary, earning a score of 14.4 ... also competed on still rings (11.) and vault (14.3) ... competed in all three events in the preliminary round of the College Nationals ... posted scores of 14.3 on floor, 13.15 on rings and 14.05 on vault ... competed in all three events at the opening round of the ECAC Championships ... scored 14.6 on floor, 13.6 on still rings and 14.6 on vault ... advanced to the final round of ECAC Championships on floor, posting a score of 13.95 ... competed on floor and vault during the opening round of NCAAs ... earned a score of 14.2 on floor and 13.35 on vault.
Club/High School: Competed for Sunrise Gymnastics Academy (Sylvania, Ohio) for three years ... coached by Steve Reamey ... two-time qualifier for the Junior Olympic National Championships and seven-time qualifer for Regionals as an all-arounder ... captured title on parallel bars at the 2013 Ohio state meet, along with finishing third on high bar and fifth on floor exercise ... garnered Academic All-America first-team honors in 2012 and 2013 ...two-sport athlete at Elmwood High School who earned three letters in track and field and two in golf.
Personal: Given name is Joseph Parker Pritts ... parents' names are Steven and Tracey Pritts ... president of the National Honor Society senior year at Elmwood ... youngest of three children ... older siblings - Casey (23) and Taylor (21) ... hobbies include golfing and cooking ... major is undeclared.