Daniel DiBenedetto  
Daniel DiBenedetto


Vernon, Conn.

High School:
Rockville HS


1 Letter

Tim Daggett Gold Medal Gymnastics


Big Ten Honors 13 Gophers for Academics

Nine Gophers are repeat Academic All-Big Ten honorees this season


Gophers Set for B1G Championships

Minnesota travels to Nebraska for the Big Ten meet this weekend


Gophers defeat Iowa, Brockport on Senior Night

Minnesota passes Iowa and Brockport to earn victory and honor eight seniors


Minnesota Moves Up to Top 5

The Gophers are No. 5 in the nation in this week's national rankings


Gophers Move Up To No. 6 In National Rankings

Jaciuk ranked second in high bar, Mannon third on pommel horse


Men Gymnastics host Penn State

Gopher Men on Senior Night


Men Gymnastics hosts Nebraska and UIC

Gophers win


Men Gymnastics host Air Force

Gophers take on Air Force

Photo Gallery

2014 • Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in seven regular-season meets in four events before being side-lined due to injury • improved season-high score on pommel horse in each of the first five meets of the season, capped by a career-high 14.050 at Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) • set career high on floor exercise with 13.900 at Air Force (2/8) • scored a 14.750 as high bar champion at Air Force (2/8) • scored season-best 14.950 on high bar and a career-best 14.500 on parallel bars against Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) • finished as high bar co-champion against Iowa/Brockport (3/8).

2013 • Freshman Season: Made collegiate debut at the Windy City Invitational (1/18) and competed in three events • led Minnesota to a win on the high bars (70.950, tied with Ohio State) with a 14.400 to tie for fifth • recorded a season-best 15.050 on high bar and season-best 13.650 on pommel horse at Oklahoma (2/16) • finished sixth in finals on high bar at the Big Ten Championships with a score of 14.375 • placed 10th on high bar (14.100) at NCAA Qualifier (4/19) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A graduate of Rockville High School • high bar champion at the 2011 Junior Nationals • finished fifth in the all-around and second in the high bar at the 2011 Visa Championships • participated in club competition for Tim Daggetts Gold Medal Gymnastics.

Personal: Born November 8, 1994 • son of Joe and Cathy DiBenedetto • has younger sister, Nicole DiBenedetto • honors student for all four years of high school • undeclared major.

Daniel DiBenedetto's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 13.900 14.050 --- --- 14.500 15.050