Minnesota earned the third-highest team GPA in the nation among men's gymnastics teams
Gophersports.com takes a look back at the men's gymnastics 2014 season.
Minnesota handed out its 2014 team awards Saturday evening
Chase, Frey, Jaciuk and Mannon will represent Minnesota on Saturday
Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier
2014 Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA First Team All-America Scholar-Athlete received Gopher Comeback Gymnast of the Year Award competed on pommel horse at the NCAA championships, advancing to the second day of competition (4/11) after scoring a 14.550 to finish 11th at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) competed on pommel horse (14.050) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) competed in 10 meets in two events finished fifth on pommel horse with a career-high 14.650 at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) tied career high on pommel horse (14.650) against Oklahoma (1/25) scored season-high 14.500 on still rings against Oklahoma (1/25) shared Louis J. Cooke Award at Iowa/Brockport meet with fellow seniors (3/8) earned third varsity letter.
2013 Junior Season: Did not compete in any meets after suffering a season-ending injury prior to the start of the season.
2012 Sophomore Season: Named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree made 12 appearances for the Gophers, competing on pommel horse and rings in every meet scored a then-career high of 14.600 on rings against Penn State and set a then-career high on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships with a 14.350 earned second varsity letter.
2011 Freshman Season: Competed in nine of 12 meets scored season-high 14.200 on the pommel horse against Brockport scored season-high 14.550 on still rings at the NCAA Qualifier earned his first varsity letter.
High School/Club: A 2010 graduate of Henry B. Plant High School (Tampa, Fla.) member of 2009 USA Maccabiah Games team qualified to AA finals in 2007 and 2010 placed 30th in 2010 Junior Olympic AA nationals.
Personal: Business and Marketing Education major son of Thomas Beck and Sheila Katt-Beck born November 2, 1991 AP scholar in high school.
|Steffen Beck's Career Highs (2014 Final)|
|Event||Floor Exercise||Pommel Horse||Still Rings||Vault||Parallel Bars||High Bar|
Wittenberg's NCAA Address
Alex Wittenberg was chosen as the student-athlete representative for the 2016 Men's Gymnastics NCAA Championships.
Gophers Finish Sixth at NCAA Championships
Minnesota tallied four All-America finishes and its best team finish in nine years.
Gophers Advance to NCAA Day 2
Minnesota finished second in Session 1 and is guaranteed its highest NCAA finish since 2007.