Mitchell Soukup
Mitchell  Soukup

Class:
Senior

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

2017 | Senior Season
Named Outstanding Big Ten Championships Competitor • competed on rings during finals at the NCAA Championships • competed on rings at the NCAA Qualifying Session • named Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree • placed ninth on rings at the B1G Championships • competed on rings vs. UIC • competed on rings at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • competed on rings against Nebraska/UMN Club • placed second on rings with a 14.450 vs. Illinois.

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.

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.

Soukup's Season High Scores 
Event Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2017 -- -- 14.450 -- -- -- --
2016 -- -- 14.700 -- -- -- --
2015 -- -- 15.050* -- -- -- --
2014 -- -- -- -- -- -- --



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