Josh Wokurka
Josh Wokurka

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Lombard, IL

High School:
Willowbrook HS

Birthdate:
11/12/1990

Club:
Barlett Gymnastics Center


11/14/2014

Gophers Sign Five for 2015-16

Minnesota will welcome five gymnasts to the program next season

03/28/2013

Nine Gophers Honored By Big Ten

Minnesota hosts the Big Ten Championships on April 5-6

03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/08/2013

No. 7 Gophers Travel To No. 6 Illinois

Minnesota, Illini to compete in unique head-to-head format

03/02/2013

Gophers Avenge Earlier Loss, Top Iowa

Minnesota recorded a season high on the pommel horse with a 71.400

02/02/2013

Gymnasts Beat Nebraska, UIC

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

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

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON:Academic All-Big Ten team • Compteted in all six events on the season • Named Most Tenacious Gymnast • Competed in two events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18), where he recorded a 14.450 on floor exercise and 14.250 on high bar • Scored career-high on floor at Air Force (1/26) with score of 15.200 and career high on rings (14.800) • Recorded a career-high score of 13.200 on pommel horse at Iowa (2/8) • Finished tied for 14 on rings (14.700) at Big Ten Championships • Competed on floor, rings and high bar at NCAA Championship Qualifier.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Competed in four meets • Scored a career high on floor of 14.700 against both UIC (1/21) and Air Force (1/28) • Also had a season high on rings, 13.900, and high bar, 14.400, against Air Force (1/28) • Top vault score of the season came vs. UIC (1/21) with a 14.800.

2011 • REDSHIRT FRESMAN SEASON: Competed in ten of 12 meets • competed in five events twice • competed in the Winter Cup in Las Vegas • received Academic All-Big Ten honors • scored career-high 14.700 on the floor exercise against UIC (2/27) • scored career-high 12.600 on the pommel horse against UIC (2/27) • scored career-high 14.350 on the still rings at the NCAA Team Qualifier (4/14) • scored career-high 15.500 on the vault at the Big Ten Team Championships (4/1) • scored career-high 11.300 on the parallel bars against Iowa (2/11) • scored career-high 14.500 on the high bar against Iowa/Penn State (3/5) • earned his first varsity letter.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see floor in 2010 due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: A 2009 graduate of Willowbrook High School • competed for the Bartlett Gymnastics Center • finished seventh in the all-around at the 2009 Junior Olympic Nationals • finished third in the all-around (third on floor, third on pommel horse, fifth on still rings, eighth on vault, 11th on parallel bars, fourth on high bar) at 2007 Visa Championships • competed at the 2007 Senior Men's National Qualifier • earned Age 16-18 All-America and Region V Team honors • was a member of the Age 14-15 Junior National Team.

PERSONAL: Plans to major in Business • son of Ken and Diane Wokurka • born Nov. 12, 1990.

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Announce 2017 Schedule

8/23/2016

The Gopher men’s gymnastics team has announced their 2017 competition schedule, which includes four home competitions, in addition to the annual intrasquad and alumni meets.

Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair

8/17/2016

Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the 2016 Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.

Alum All-Around: Ellis Mannon

8/9/2016

Minnesota's Ellis Mannon earned a national title in 2014, catch up with the alum.

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