The Minnesota men's gymnastics team held its annual season-ending banquet Saturday afternoon. Congratulations to the team and coaches on an outstanding season.
The men's gymnastics season came to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships. The Gophers finished the year in eighth place.
Minnesota finished fourth in Thursday's pre-qualifying round of the NCAA Championships, one spot shy of advancing to the finals.
Minnesota finished fourth out of seven at the Big Ten Championships on Friday with a final score of 345.80. Six Gopher gymnasts qualified for the event finals held on Saturday.
Six Gopher gymnasts and a total of seven routines qualified for the Individual Event Finals of the Big Ten Championships. Four routines finished in the top five.
The Golden Gophers topped Illinois-Chicago in their home opener.
2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Competed in eight of 10 regular-season meets Posted top floor score with a career-high of 15.100 vs. Oklahoma/Ohio State (3/24) Earned career-high high bar score of 14.400 against Nebraska (2/18) and vs. Oklahoma/Ohio State (3/24) Scored a career-best 14.500 on vault against Nebraska (2/18) Competed at the Big Ten Championships and scored 15.050 on floor (4/07) Scored a 14.050 on high bar at the NCAA Championships (4/20).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: A 2010 graduate of Notre Dame High School trained with Diamond Elite Gymnastics.
PERSONAL: Undecided on major son of Keith and Joyce Banks born January 14, 1992 was an Eagle Scout.
Alum All-Around: Clay Strother
Gophers alum Clay Strother will be inducted into the "M" Club Hall of Fame this fall.
Gophers Captains Count on Culture
At the heart of the men's gymnastics program boasts a tight-knit group that believes team culture drives individual success.
Eight Gophers Named CGA All-America Scholars
Eight members of the men’s gymnastics team were named All-America Scholar Athletes by the College Gymnastics Association.