Minnesota finishes third in number of honorees
The Minnesota men's gymnastics team held its annual season-ending banquet Saturday afternoon. Congratulations to the team and coaches on an outstanding season.
The men's gymnastics season came to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships. The Gophers finished the year in eighth place.
Minnesota finished fourth in Thursday's pre-qualifying round of the NCAA Championships, one spot shy of advancing to the finals.
Senior gymnast DJ Repp was honored as a finalist for the Nissen-Emery Award at the 2012 College Gymnastics Association/NCAA Championships Banquet.
2012 SENIOR SEASON: Competed in 11 meets Also saw action at the Winter Cup Saw action as an all-arounder four times, with a season-best score of 82.400 vs. Iowa/Brockport (3/03) Scored a career high of 15.200 on floor and season high of 13.300 in pommel horse at the meet against Iowa/Brockport (3/03) Season high of 14.300 in rings against Air Force (1/28) Had a strong meet vs. Nebraska (2/18) with season-high scores of 15.200 on vault and 13.900 on high bar Competed in floor (14.300) and vault (14.750) at the NCAA Championships (4/20).
2011 JUNIOR SEASON: Competed in 11 of 12 meets competed in the all-around competition in four meets competed in the Winter Cup in Las Vegas received Academic All-Big Ten honors scored career-high 15.100 on the floor exercise at the NCAA Individual Qualifier (4/15) scored career-high 14.300 on the pommel horse against Nebraska (3/18) scored season-best 14.150 on the still rings at the NCAA Individual Qualifier (4/15) scored career-high 16.200 on the vault against Brockport(3/11) scored career-high 14.450 on the parallel bars at the NCAA Team Qualifier (4/14) scored season-best 14.200 on the high bar against Nebraska (3/18) scored career-high 85.500 in the all-around competition against Nebraska (3/18) earned his third varsity letter.
2010 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Competed in six of 13 meets First Team Academic Excellence Award received Academic All-Big Ten honors scored season-high 14.250 on the still rings twice (3/6 and 3/20) scored a 15.800 on the vault in the NCAA Team Qualifiers (4/15), his best score of the season earned his second varsity letter.
2009 FRESHMAN SEASON: Competed in every meet led the Gophers on the vault with a mark of 15.9 at the NCAA Qualifier also led Minnesota in the all around at the Minnesota Quad with a score of 83.65 competed in the all around at six meets had a still rings score of 15.0 or high at eight meets earned Minnesota's Outstanding Accomplishment Award for his performance at the NCAA Championships placed sixth on the vault at the NCAA Event Finals won the all around against Calgary (1/24) earned his first varsity letter.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: A 2008 graduate of Manzano High School trained at Gold Cup Gymnastics club coaches were Brandy Wood and Jerry Nickels won gold on the still rings at 2008 VISA Championships finished ninth in all-around at 2008 Visa Championships also turned in top-10 finishes on floor and high bar at '08 VISA Championships finished fourth in the all-around at the 2007 VISA Championships took a runner-up finish on still rings and was top 10 in all six events at 2007 VISA Championships also qualified for the 2006 VISA Championships, where he was 15th in the all-around took ninth in the all-around and fourth on vault at the 2006 Junior Olympic National Championships five-time Region IX team member seven-time New Mexico all-around state champion.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in kinesiology was a four-year National Honor Society member in high school father competed for University of New Mexico in men's gymnastics enjoys playing the drums son of David and Deborah Repp has a sister, Stephanie (14) and a brother, Michael (13) born March 9, 1990.
Minnesota Tops Canada, Falls to Japan and Stanford
Minnesota finished third with a score of 405.600 in a quad-meet with the Japanese National Team (425.800), Stanford (421.550) and the Canadian National Team (392.700) on Saturday night.
Preview: Gophers set for quad at Stanford
Minnesota will travel this weekend to compete against Stanford, and the National Teams from both Japan and Canada.
Day Two: Winter Cup Challenge
Stephens finished 23rd in the all-around competition, while alum Mannon finished fifth on pommel horse. Incoming freshman Wiskus also competed in the all-around finals, finishing 12th.