Mitchell Soukup
Mitchell  Soukup

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
San Antonio, Texas

High School:
Tom C. Clark HS

Birthdate:
07/27/1995

Experience:
1 Letter

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: made his season debut on still rings (14.450) vs. UIC (3/5) • competed on still rings at Iowa (3/12) • notched a 14.700 on still rings at Nebraska/Iowa (3/20) • tallied a 14.450 on still rings at Big Ten Championships(4/2)• tallied a 13.150 on still rings at day one of NCAA Championships (4/15) • notched a 13.750 on still rings at day two of NCAA Championships (4/16).

2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season:
Received Gophers' Rookie of the Year Award • appeared in all eight regular-season meets plus the Big Ten and NCAA Championships and competed on still rings • added a 14.20 on still rings at the NCAA Team Qualifiers (4/9) • notched a 14.40 at the Big Ten Championships (3/27) • in all but one meet, tallied a score of 14.00 or above on the still rings • earned second place with season-high still rings score of 15.05 vs. Iowa/Neb (2/14) • earned first varsity letter.

2014 • Freshman Season:
Redshirted the 2014 season • received Gophers' 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: Son of Timothy and Gretchen Soukup • has two older sisters, Amber and Kelsey • born July 27, 1995 • majoring in Sports 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 --- --- 15.05 --- --- ---

MORE HEADLINES

Local Talent Makes Impact on Gophers' Roster

5/20/2016

University of Minnesota men's gymnast, Ryan Bergman, has become a staple competitor for the Gophers in the Parallel bars lineup and hails only 30-minutes down the freeway from the U.

Shashank's Redemption: Journey to Most Improved

5/3/2016

University of Minnesota men's gymnastics sophomore Shashank Yallamraju was named the Gophers' Most Improved Gymnast of the 2016 season.

Wittenberg's NCAA Address

4/28/2016

Alex Wittenberg was chosen as the student-athlete representative for the 2016 Men's Gymnastics NCAA Championships.

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