Gopher junior Ellis Mannon scored a 15.425 in the NCAA event finals Saturday night
Chase, Frey, Jaciuk and Mannon will represent Minnesota on Saturday
Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier
Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier
Minnesota ranks fifth in the nation on floor exercise
The Golden Gopher men's gymnastics team defeated Nebraska and Illinois-Chicago at the Sports Pavilion.
2014 Senior Season: Competed on vault (14.350) and parallel bars (14.650) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) competed in eight regular-season meets in three events finished sixth in vault with a season-high 15.100 and placed eighth in floor exercise (14.450) at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) set back-to-back career-highs on parallel bars with 14.850 at Illinois/Nebraska meet (2/1) and with first-place 15.400 at Air Force (2/8) shared Louis J. Cooke Award at Iowa/Brockport meet with fellow seniors scored season high in floor exercise with 14.600 at Nebraska (3/15).
2013 Junior Season: Earned Most Improved Competitor award competed in three events in season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) where he recorded a 14.750 on floor exercise, a 14.500 on vault and a 13.900 on parallel bars scored career-high 14.750 on parallel bars against Iowa (3/2) saw career high on both floor (15.100) and vault (14.900) at Iowa (2/8) finished Big Ten Championships tied for 10th (15.000) on floor and sixth (14.700) on the parallel bars took ninth on the floor (14.950) at the NCAA qualifier.
2012 Sophomore Season: Competed in six regular-season meets scored a career high of 14.800 on floor and a season high of 13.800 on parallel bars against Penn State (3/17) season high of 14.900 on vault came against UIC (1/21).
2011 Freshman Season: Competed in eight of 12 meets scored career-high 14.550 on the floor exercise at the NCAA qualifier (4/14) scored season-best 15.900 on the vault against Nebraska (3/18) scored career-high 14.500 on the parallel bars at the Windy City Invitational (1/15) earned his first varsity letter.
High School/Club: A graduate of Pendleton High School in Bradenton, Fla. member of 2010 Florida state high school champion team 2005-2010 Junior Olympic National qualifier member of the South Florida Gymnastics Club.
Personal: Born October 2, 1991 plans to major in biology son of Steve and Barbara Frey father played Major League Baseball from 1989 to 1996 for several teams member of the national honor society honor roll student in high school enjoys playing the guitar and piano.