Steve Jaciuk  
Steve  Jaciuk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Berlin, Wis.

High School:
Eisenhower HS

Birthdate:
12/19/1992

Experience:
4 Letters

Club:
Swiss Turners Gymnastics


05/26/2015

A Look Back on the 2015 Season

Gophersports.com takes a look back on the 2015 men's gymnastics season

04/11/2015

Five Gophers Named All-Americans

Steve Jaciuk and Zach Liebler each earn third place finishes at the NCAA Individual Event Finals

04/10/2015

Six Gophers Advance to Final Day of NCAAs

Mannon, Jaciuk, Metcalf, Liebler, Gagnon and Pochinka will compete for NCAA crowns on Saturday

04/09/2015

Gophers Narrowly Miss Team Finals

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

04/06/2015

Gophers Set for NCAA Championships

Minnesota will compete in the qualifying round of the NCAA Championships on Thursday

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

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2015 • Senior Season: All-American honoree • All-Big Ten Second Team honoree • named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • received Gophers' Most Valuable Gymnast Award • M Club Pin Recipient • appeared in all eight regular-season meets plus the Big Ten and NCAA Championships and competed on still rings, parallel bars and high bar • tallied a 15.30 on still rings at the last regular-season home meet and senior night vs. Iowa (3/7) • competed in the Big Ten Championships and registered a 15.275 on still rings, earning 5th place overall in the conference and finished 3rd on parallel bars with a 15.325 (3/28) • competed in the NCAA Championships and tallied a 15.025  on high bar (4/9) • notched a 15.30 on still rings vs. Iowa for first place (3/7) • added a 15.200 on still rings in last regular-season meet of collegiate career (3/15) • earned two first place finishes on high bar with a pair of 14.900s vs. Iowa/Neb and Illinois • finished first on parallel bars vs. Iowa (15.30) (3/7) • Iowa/Neb (15.150) (2/14), UIC/Neb (14.90) (2/7), and Air Force (14.75) (1/24) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2014 • Junior Season:
Named team captain • Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete • received Gophers' Outstanding Championship Competitor Award • finished ninth in the nation on high bar (14.550) as one of four Gophers to compete in the event finals on the final day of the NCAA championships (4/12) • tied for sixth on high bar (14.800) and tied for 18th on parallel bars (14.800) on the second day of the NCAA championships (4/11) • placed third on high bar (14.850, tied for seventh on parallel bars (15.150) and finished 17th on still rings (14.350) at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • 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 (season-high 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 11 meets, including the Winter Cup, in three events • earned Louis J. Cooke Award at Alumni Meet (1/11) • 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) • earned third varsity letter.

2013 • Sophomore Season: Named team co-captain with Justin Morinishi • named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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 high bar, helping Minnesota win the event with a 70.950 (tied with Ohio State) • finished third on 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) • earned second varsity letter.

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

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: Born December 19, 1992 • son of Mike and Carol Jaciuk • major is Applied Economics and Management in the Inter-College Program.

Steve Jaciuk's Career Highs (As of 3/9/15)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- --- 15.3 14.500 15.450 15.350