Gophersports.com takes a look back on the 2015 men's gymnastics season
Minnesota finished fourth in qualifying session but nine Gophers advance to individual competition
Minnesota placed fourth as a team at the 2015 Big Ten Championships on Friday.
Minnesota will travel to Lincoln, Neb. for Big Ten quad-meet on Sunday
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 • recorded a 14.450 on rings prelims at the B1G Championships • notched a 14.700 on rings against Nebraska and Iowa • competed on rings vs. Iowa • opened the season with a 14.450 on rings against UIC and the UMN Club Team.
2015 | Redshirt Freshman Season
Named program’s Rookie of the Year • competed in prelims on rings at the 2015 NCAA Championships • recorded a 14.400 on rings during prelims at day one of the B1G Championships • competed on rings against Penn State, Nebraska and Iowa • tallied a 14.800 on rings vs. Iowa • finished seventh on rings with a 14.850 against California and Stanford • recorded a career-best 15.050 on rings against Nebraska and Iowa • scored 14.300 points on rings vs. Nebraska and UIC • tallied a 14.100 on rings at Illinois • competed on rings against Air Force, scoring a 14.000 • opened the season with a 13.600 on rings at the Windy City Invitational.
2014 | Freshman Season
Redshirted the 2014 season • received Minnesota's Most Inspirational Award.
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.
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|
|Event||Floor Exercise||Pommel Horse||Still Rings||Vault||Parallel Bars||High Bar|
Meet Preview: Gophers Host Air Force
Minnesota welcomes Air Force to the Sports Pavilion this Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2:30 p.m. for a top-ten matchup.
Gophers Finish Fourth at Windy City Invite
Minnesota finished in third place with a score of 397.600 at the 47th annual Windy City Invitational.
Meet Preview: Windy City Invitational
Minnesota will open the 2017 competition season at the 47th annual Windy City Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 14.