Minnesota finished fourth in qualifying session but nine Gophers advance to individual competition
Senior Ellis Mannon defended his Big Ten pommel horse title on Saturday
Minnesota placed fourth as a team at the 2015 Big Ten Championships on Friday.
Minnesota will travel to Penn State University for the 2015 Big Ten Championships
Minnesota finished first among three conference opponents on Sunday afternoon
Gopher Men on Senior Night
2014 • Sophomore Season: Received Gophers' Most Improved Gymnast Award • advanced to the second day of competition at the NCAA championships on pommel horse and finished 21st with a score of 14.650 (4/11) • competed on pommel horse (14.300), still rings (14.500), parallel bars (14.000) and high bar (12.350) at the NCAA Qualifier (4/11) • competed on pommel horse (12.550), rings (career-high 14.900), parallel bars (14.700) and high bar (13.400) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in nine meets on four events and earned career-high scores on all four events • set career high with 14.800 as parallel bars champion against Oklahoma (1/25) • set career highs on pommel horse (15.100) and high bar (14.000) and was co-champion on pommel horse at Air Force (2/8) • earned second varsity letter.
2013 • Freshman Season: Made collegiate debut at Iowa (2/8), finishing with a season-high on the parallel bars • awarded Spirit of the Gopher Gymnastics award • earned a season-high on rings at Oklahoma (2/16) with a 14.450 • finished with a score of 14.050 on rings at Nebraska (3/16) • took 18th on bars (14.550) at Big Ten Championship • competed on pommel horse (12.750) and rings (14.450) at NCAA qualifier • earned first varsity letter.
High School/Club: Graduated from Arrowhead High School • finished 25th in the all-around at the 2012 Junior Nation Championships • 2012 Wisconsin state champion in pommel horse and vault • also finished second in the all-around and parallel bars • 2010 Wisconsin state champion on the still rings • finished second in the all-around in 2010 • competed in club competition for Swiss Turner's Gymnastics.
Personal: Son of Paul and Tracy Montague • has a younger sister, Maya • born July 15, 1994.