Alex Wittenberg
Alex  Wittenberg


Buffalo, N.Y.

High School:
Kenmore West HS


Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Center


Gophers Captains Count on Culture

Gagnon, Liebler, Wittenberg will lead the Gophers during the 2017 season


Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.


A Look Back on the 2015 Season takes a look back on the 2015 men's gymnastics season


Gophers Narrowly Miss Team Finals

Minnesota finished fourth in qualifying session but nine Gophers advance to individual competition


Gophers Set for B1G Championships

Minnesota will travel to Penn State University for the 2015 Big Ten Championships

2017 | Junior Season
Received Outstanding Accomplishment Award • competed on floor and pommel horse during finals at the NCAA Championships • competed on floor and pommel horse at the NCAA Qualifying Session • named to All-Big Ten First Team • named B1G Champion on floor and also competed on pommel horse at the B1G Championships • competed on floor and pommel horse at Nebraska • earned silver on floor with a 14.300 against UIC • claimed the floor title with a score of 14.750 and competed on pommel horse vs. Iowa/ASU • placed second on floor with a 14.700 at Arnold Challenge • placed sixth on floor with a 14.500 at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • Tied for fourth on floor with a 14.250 vs. Iowa/Oklahoma • competed on floor, pommel horse, and vault in meet against Nebraska/UMN Club • tied for third on floor with a 14.500 vs. Illinois • recorded a personal record on pommel horse with a 13.950 against Air Force • competed in floor, pommel horse, and vault at Windy City Invite • named a team captain. 

2016 | Sophomore Season

Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, Academic All-Big Ten and CGA All-America Scholar • earned the Gophers' Most Conscientious award • finished 35th on floor and 34th on vault at the NCAA Championships • placed 7th on floor with a score of 14.575 at the 2016 B1G Championships • notched a 15.300 on floor and 14.550 on vault against Nebraska and Iowa • tallied a 15.350 on floor at Iowa • competed on floor, pommel horse and vault, where he recorded a career-best 15.000, against UIC and the UMN Club Team • tallied a 15.200 on floor and a 14.500 on vault at Oklahoma • notched a 13.900 on floor and a 14.450 on vault against Canada, Iowa, Illinois, Standford and the UMN Club Team • placed second on floor with a 15.400 and third on vault at Air Force • tallied a career-high 15.500 on floor and competed on vault against Nebraska and the UMN Club Team • scored a 15.300 on floor and 14.800 on vault vs. Penn State • opened the season with a 13.650 on floor and 14.100 on vault at the Windy City Invitational.

2015 | Freshman Season
CGA All-America Scholar • received Minnesota’s Most Improved Gymnast Award • recorded a 14.850 on floor at the NCAA Championships Qualifier • notched a 14.900 on floor at prelims of the 2015 B1G Championships • scored a 14.850 on floor against Penn State, Nebraska and Iowa • recorded a 14.650 on floor vs. Iowa • against California and Stanford, Wittenberg tallied a 14.750 on floor • competed on floor against Iowa and Nebraska (2/14) • placed third on floor with a 14.550 against Nebraska and UIC • competed on floor and pommel horse against Illinois • notched a 14.600 on floor and 13.100 on pommel horse vs. Air Force • made his collegiate debut on floor and pommel horse at the Windy City Invite.

High School/Club
Competed for coach Michael Morse at Buffalo Gymnastics Center • won all-around title at 2014 USA Gymnastics Region 7 Championships • finished second on floor and fifth in the all-around at the 2014 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • took ninth on high bar at the 2013 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • 2014 New York state champion on floor exercise and parallel bars • finished second in all-around and vault at USA Gymnastics New York State Championships • 2013 New York state champion on vault • finished third on floor at 2012 USA Gymnastics Region 7 Championships • 2012 New York state champion on floor and parallel bars • five-time USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic national qualifier • four-time Academic All-American honoree • graduated in the top 15 percent of his class.

Born July 22, 1996 • son of Annette and Emmanuel Wittenberg • has one younger sibling (Elliot) • enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, longboarding and fishing • majoring in journalism and political science.

Wittenberg's Season High Scores 
Event Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2017 14.750 13.950* -- 14.050 -- -- --
2016 15.500* 13.100 -- 15.000* -- -- --
2015 14.900 13.100 -- -- -- -- --


Packed Summer Comes To End For Men's Gym


As the calendar flips from August to September and thoughts of class creeps into student-athlete’s minds, we take a look back at a busy summer for the men’s gymnastics team.

"M" Club Hall of Fame Unveils 2017 Class


The 2017 induction class for the "M" Club Hall of Fame will welcome some instantly recognizable names representing a variety of Gopher programs

Men's Gymnastics Releases 2018 Schedule


The University of Minnesota men’s gymnastics team has announced their 2018 competition schedule, head coach Mike Burns announced Monday.

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