Mitchell Soukup
Mitchell  Soukup

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Tom C. Clark HS

Birthdate:
07/27/1995

Club:
Alamo Gymnastics Center


05/26/2015

A Look Back on the 2015 Season

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

04/09/2015

Gophers Narrowly Miss Team Finals

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

03/27/2015

8 Gophers Advance to B1G Event Finals

Minnesota placed fourth as a team at the 2015 Big Ten Championships on Friday.

03/13/2015

Gophers on the Road for Season Finale

Minnesota will travel to Lincoln, Neb. for Big Ten quad-meet on Sunday

03/05/2015

Gophers to Honor Senior Class

Minnesota will celebrate the seniors at its final home meet on Saturday

2016 • Redshirt Sophomore Season
Finished 36th on rings at the 2016 NCAA Championships (4/16) • recorded a 14.450 on rings prelims at the B1G Championships (4/2) • notched a 14.700 on rings against Nebraska and Iowa (3/20) • competed on rings vs. Iowa (3/12) • opened the season with a 14.450 on rings against UIC and the UMN Club Team (3/5).

2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season
Named program’s Rookie of the Year • competed in prelims on rings at the 2015 NCAA Championships (4/9) • recorded a 14.400 on rings during prelims at day one of the B1G Championships (3/27) • competed on rings against Penn State, Nebraska and Iowa (3/15) • tallied a 14.800 on rings vs. Iowa (3/7) • finished seventh on rings with a 14.850 against California and Stanford (2/28) • recorded a career-best 15.050 on rings against Nebraska and Iowa (2/14) • scored 14.300 points on rings vs. Nebraska and UIC (2/7) • tallied a 14.100 on rings at Illinois (1/31) • competed on rings against Air Force, scoring a 14.000 (1/24) • opened the season with a 13.600 on rings at the Windy City Invitational (1/17).

2014 • Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2014 season • received Minnesota's Most Inspirational Award.

High School/Club
2013 graduate of Tom C. Clark High School in San Antonio, Texas • Competed for the Alamo Gymnastics Center for coach Yuejin Sun • placed first on still rings and fifth on pommel horse at the 2013 Junior Olympic National Championship (Level 10) • two-time USA Gymnastics Academic All-American honoree • club teammate of Gopher alum Michael Hillin.

Personal
Born July 27, 1995 • son of Timothy and Gretchen Soukup • has two older sisters (Amber, Kelsey) • majoring in sport management.

Mitchell Soukup's Career Highs (As of 4/19/16)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- --- 15.050 --- --- ---

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.

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8/17/2016

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

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