Ellis Mannon  
Ellis  Mannon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
North Central HS

Birthdate:
01/20/1993

Experience:
4 Letters

Club:
Indy School of Gymnastics


07/17/2015

Three Gophers to Compete at Qualifier

Mannon, Stephens and Duran will represent the Maroon and Gold on Saturday

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

Coaches Earn Regional Recognition

Head coach Mike Burns and his assistants earn regional recognition

02/02/2013

Gymnasts Beat Nebraska, UIC

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

11/30/2011

Inside Gopher Sports: Musical Gophers

In "Inside Gopher Sports," we sit down with three Gopher student-athletes who are also musically-inclined -- men's gymnast Ellis Mannon, volleyball senior libero Jessica Granquist and Gopher football center Ryan Wynn.

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: NCAA/CGA Nissen-Emery Award recipient • Back-to-back Big Ten Champion on pommel horse • Winter Cup Champion on pommel horse • First Team All-Big Ten • earned third All-American honor • named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • received Gophers' Outstanding Career Award • M Club Pin Recipient • first gymnast to claim back-to-back Championships on a single apparatus in over two decades • tallied a 15.525 at the Big Ten finals on pommel horse • appeared in all eight regular-season meets plus the Big Ten, NCAA Championships and the Winter Cup Challenge and competed on all six events •  earned first event title of the season vs. Iowa/Neb with a 15.200 on pommel horse (2/14) • finished first on pommel horse vs. Stan/Cal with a 15.350 (2/28) • finished first at last regular-season home meet on pommel horse with a 15.530 (3/7) • tallied a career-high 15.800 on pommel horse at last regular-season meet of collegiate career (3/15) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2014 • Junior Season:
NCAA Champion on pommel horse (15.425) • All-American honoree and CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete • All-Big Ten First Team honoree • Big Ten Champion on pommel horse (15.325) • Academic All-Big Ten honoree • received Gophers' Most Valuable Gymnast Award and Outstanding Accomplishment Award • competed in 11 meets, including the Winter Cup, appearing on all six events • set or tied his career high on every apparatus but still rings • finished 11th in the all-around at the NCAA championships (83.700) and advanced to the event finals on pommel horse after taking fifth (15.150) in the team finals (4/11) • scored a career-high 15.150 on parallel bars at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • finished sixth in the all-around (85.700) at the Big Ten championships and advanced to the event finals on pommel horse (15.000) after tying for fourth in the team finals (3/28) • scored a career-high 14.800 on vault at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • won the all-around (87.05) and finished second in pommel horse (15.950, career high) at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • 15.950 on vault marked the third-highest NCAA men's gymnastics pommel horse score of all-time • scored 14.950 as pommel horse champion at Oklahoma meet (1/25) • scored 86.700 as all-around champion at Air Force (2/8) • set then-career highs on floor exercise (14.400) and parallel bars (14.750) and tied then-career high on vault (14.700) at Air Force meet (2/8) • tied then-career high on high bar with 14.550 at Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) • finished 19th in the all-around and was the pommel horse runner-up at Winter Cup (2/22) • finished as parallel bars champion (14.700) and set career-high 14.600 as co-champion on high bar against Iowa/Brockport (3/8) • earned third varsity letter.

2013 • Sophomore Season: Named All-American and All-Big Ten Second Team honoree • took second place on the pommel horse at the NCAA national championships • was the lone Gopher to compete in five events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18), where he set a then-career high on rings (13.950) • tied then-career high on vault (14.700) en route to tying for fifth in the event at the Windy City Invitational (1/18) • also competed on pommel horse (14.350), high bar (14.200) and parallel bars (13.100) at the Windy City Invitational (1/18) • saw then-career high score on pommel horse (15.400) at Nebraska (3/16) • then-career high finish on bars with a score of 14.550 against Nebraska/Illinois Chicago (2/2) • finished second on pommel horse (14.850) and tied for 22nd on vault (14.600) at the Big Ten Championships (3/5) • earned second varsity letter.

2012 • Freshman Season: Competed in all meets, as well as both days of the Winter Cup • scored then-career highs on floor (12.850), rings (13.200) and pommel horse (14.900) at the Winter cup (2/2-2/4) • registered a season-high vault score of 14.700 against Oklahoma/Ohio State (3/24) • received a season-high score on parallel bars (14.250) in the Nebraska/Illinois meet (3/11) • scored then-career high of 14.500 on high bars at Windy City Invitational (1/21) • competed in the NCAA championships in parallel bars, scoring 14.450 • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A 2011 graduate of North Central High School • state champion in 2009 and 2011 • national all-around finalist in 2009 • regional pommel horse champion in 2011 • pommel horse champion at 2011 Visa Championships • second-team academic all-American in 2007-10.

Personal: Born January 20, 1993 • major is chemical engineering • son of James and Stuart Mannon.

Ellis Mannon's Career Highs (As of 3/9/15)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
Career Highs 14.400 15.950 14.700 14.800 15.150 14.600 87.050