John Scallon
John Scallon


Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Rolling Meadows HS


4 Letters

Bartlett Gymnastics


CGA Honors Gophers for Academics

Minnesota earned the third-highest team GPA in the nation among men's gymnastics teams


Season in Review: A Look Back at 2014 takes a look back at the men's gymnastics 2014 season.


Gophers Celebrate 2014 with Awards Banquet

Minnesota handed out its 2014 team awards Saturday evening


Seven Gophers Advance at NCAAs

Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier


No. 7 Gophers Head to National Championships

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


Men Gymnastics host Penn State

Gopher Men on Senior Night

Photo Gallery

2014 • Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete • received Gophers' Most Improved Championship Competitor Award • tied for 15th on pommel horse with a season-high 14.300 at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • competed on pommel horse (14.050) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in eight meets on pommel horse • scored 14.150 against Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) and at Penn State (3/1) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2013 • Junior Season: Named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed solely on pommel horse • recorded a 13.200 at the season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • finished with a score of 14.100 at Oklahoma (2/13) • finished with season-best 14.400 against Penn State (3/23) • earned third varsity letter.

2012 • Sophomore Season: Named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • competed in all 12 meets as a pommel horse specialist • scored 14.100 or better on pommel horse in seven competitions • earned a career-high 15.100 against UIC (2/25) • earned second varsity letter.

2011 • Freshman Season: Competed in 11 of 12 meets on the pommel horse • scored season-high 14.900 against Illinois/Nebraska (1/22) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A graduate of Rolling Meadows (Ill.) High School • won the Illinois State High School pommel horse championship with a 9.75 score • two-time conference champion on the pommel horse • won the sectional title in 2010 • was a fourth-place finisher at the state championships in 2009 • earned a varsity letter in 2009.

Personal: Born January 30, 1992 • sociology major • son of Matt and Teri Scallon • has an older brother, Robert • enjoys music.

John Scallon's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- 15.100 --- --- --- ---


Gophers Tabbed Eighth in Preseason Poll


The University of Minnesota men's gymnastics team was ranked eighth in the CGA Preseason Coaches' Poll.

Gophers Ink Timmy Kutyla for 2016-17


The University of Minnesota men's gymnastics team ink Wyckoff, N.J. native, Timothy Kutyla for the 2016-17 season.

Gagnon Earns Home Province Athlete of the Year Nod


Gopher sophomore Joel Gagnon was named Gymnastics Saskatchewan National Athlete of the Year by the Gymnastics Saskatchewan organization.

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