Steve Jaciuk  
Steve Jaciuk

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
New Berlin, Wis.

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Birthdate:
12/19/1992

Experience:
2 Letters

Club:
Swiss Turners Gymnastics


04/13/2014

Mannon Wins NCAA Pommel Horse Title

Gopher junior Ellis Mannon scored a 15.425 in the NCAA event finals Saturday night

04/11/2014

Four Gophers to Compete for NCAA Crowns

Chase, Frey, Jaciuk and Mannon will represent Minnesota on Saturday

04/10/2014

Seven Gophers Advance at NCAAs

Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier

04/08/2014

No. 7 Gophers Head to National Championships

Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier

04/02/2014

Gophers Rank No. 7 Heading into NCAAs

Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation on floor exercise

02/02/2013

Gymnasts Beat Nebraska, UIC

The Golden Gopher men's gymnastics team defeated Nebraska and Illinois-Chicago at the Sports Pavilion.

04/12/2014

NCAA Men's Gymnastics

NCAA Men's Gymnastics photos by USA TODAY Sports

03/23/2013

Men Gymnastics host Penn State

Gopher Men on Senior Night

02/02/2013

Men Gymnastics hosts Nebraska and UIC

Gophers win

01/26/2013

Men Gymnastics host Air Force

Gophers take on Air Force

Photo Gallery

2014 • Junior Season: Named team captain; Academic All-Big Ten honoree • finished fifth on parallel bars (15.175) and seventh on high bar (14.700) in the Big Ten event finals (3/29) • competed on rings (14.450), parallel bars (15.350) and high bar (14.700) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) and advanced to the event finals by placing fourth on parallel bars and tying for 10th on high bar • competed in nine regular-season meets, including the Winter Cup, in three events • earned Louis J. Cooke Award at Alumni Meet (1/11) • finished fifth on parallel bars (14.950) at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • scored 14.950 as parallel bars champion and tied career-high on still rings with a 15.150 against Illinois/Nebraska (2/1) • parallel bars champion (15.300) and still rings co-champion (14.850) at Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) • competed on still rings, parallel bars and floor exercise and finished 33rd overall at Winter Cup (2/22) • high bar champion (season-high 15.150) at Penn State (3/1).

2013 • Sophomore Season: Academic All-Big Ten team • honored as team's most valuable gymnast • competed in three events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) where he led the Gophers (tied with Adam LaFleur) with a 14.200 on parallel bars • recorded a 14.050 on the high bar helping Minnesota win the event with a 70.950 (tied with Ohio State) • finished third on the high bar at the Big Ten Championships after posting a 15.000 • finished with a score of 14.500 on vault at Nebraska (3/16) • at Oklahoma (2/16), saw career best finish on parallel bars and high bar • took seventh at the NCAA qualifier on the parallel bars (14.700).

2012 • Freshman Season: Competed in every meet of the season for the Gophers • earned a career-high score of 13.900 on rings against UIC (2/25) • career high of 14.850 on parallel bars came against Nebraska/Illinois (3/11) • received a career-best score of 14.700 on high bar on day one of the Big Ten Championships, placing him in third place for the day • placed fourth on day two at the Big Ten meet on high bar with a score of 14.500 • competed in the NCAA championships, scoring a 14.150 on high bar.

High School/Club: A 2011 graduate of New Berlin Eisenhower High School • won state championship in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011 and finished second in 2008 • won regional championship in 2007, 2008 and 2011 and finished third in 2009 • member of the second place team at the 2011 Junior Olympic Nationals and finished fifth in high bar and 17th in all-around • finished 23rd in all-around at the 2007 Junior Olympic Nationals and 28th in 2006 • received the hardest worker award in 2010 and 2011 with club team • named academic all-American in 2008.

Personal: Plans to major in accounting or marketing • son of Mike and Carol Jaciuk • born December 19, 1992.

Steve Jaciuk's Career Highs (as of April 1, 2014)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- --- 15.150 14.500 15.450 15.350