Russell Dabritz  
Russell Dabritz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rowley, MA

High School:
Triton Regional HS

Birthdate:
02/16/1990

Experience:
HS

Club:
Yellow Jackets Gymnastics Club


08/07/2012

Eleven Gophers Honored as All-America Scholar Athletes

Minnesota finishes third in number of honorees

04/29/2012

Team Awards Announced at Season-Ending Banquet

The Minnesota men's gymnastics team held its annual season-ending banquet Saturday afternoon. Congratulations to the team and coaches on an outstanding season.

04/23/2012

Gophers' Season Comes to a Close, Finish the Year at No. 8

The men's gymnastics season came to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships. The Gophers finished the year in eighth place.

04/20/2012

Gophers Fall Short at NCAA Championships

Minnesota finished fourth in Thursday's pre-qualifying round of the NCAA Championships, one spot shy of advancing to the finals.

04/07/2012

Gophers Finish Fourth at Big Tens, Send Six Gymnasts to Event Finals

Minnesota finished fourth out of seven at the Big Ten Championships on Friday with a final score of 345.80. Six Gopher gymnasts qualified for the event finals held on Saturday.

02/18/2012

Minnesota-Nebraska Highlights

Highlights of Minnesota's meet against Nebraska.

2012 • SENIOR SEASON: Competed in all 12 meets • Scored a career high on pommel horse Iowa/Brockport with a 14.200 (3/03) • Posted a career high of 15.200 on rings multiple times, including the Big Ten Championships, where he placed fifth during the team competition and fourth during the individual competition • Career high of 15.450 on parallel bars came during the Nebraska/Illinois meet (3/11) • Finished second parallel bars at the Big Ten Championships with a score of 14.550 (4/07) • Earned a career-high score of 14.650 on high bar against Nebraska/Illinois (3/11) • Competed in the NCAA Championships, scoring 14.600 on rings and 14.900 (11th place) on p- bars (4/20).

2011 • JUNIOR SEASON: Competed in ten of 12 meets • received Academic All-Big Ten honors • scored season-best 14.550 on the still rings at the NCAA Team Qualifier (4/14) • scored season-best 14.900 on the parallel bars at the Big Ten Individual Championships (4/2) • scored career-high 14.200 on the high bar against Iowa/Penn State (3/5) • earned his third varsity letter.

2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Competed in 10 of 13 meets • earned First-Team Academic Excellence Award • received Academic All-Big Ten Honors • scored Gophers season-high of 14.850 on the parallel bars at Penn State (3/6) • scored season-high and career-best score of 14.800 on the still rings at Nebraska (3/20) • also competed on pommel horse nine times • earned second varsity letter.

2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Competed in every meet • earned Minnesota Freshman of the Year Award • scored Gopher season-high marks on the still rings (14.85) at Illinois-Chicago and on the parallel bars (15.1) against Oklahoma • won the parallel bars against Penn State (1/31) • had a score of 14.6 or higher on the still rings at five meets • scored a season-best mark of 14.25 on the high bar against Nebraska (3/15) • earned Second Team All-Big Ten honors • received Gopher Freshman of the Year Award • Big Ten runner up on parallel bars • during the season was ranked No. 4 on the parallel bars • competed in four events at 10 meets • earned first varsity letter.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: A 2008 graduate of Triton Regional High School • was an honor roll student in high school • trained with the Yellow Jackets Gymnastics Club • finished fourth in the all-around at the 2008 VISA Championships, earning a spot on the United States Junior National Team • recorded four top-five finishes at 2008 VISA Championships, including a third-place finish on the high bar • was seventh in the all-around at the 2007 VISA Championships, with third-place finishes on pommel horse, still rings and high bar.

PERSONAL: Plans to major in kinesiology • son of Karl and Karen Dabritz, who are both gymnastics coaches • has one older and one younger sister - Elise (20) and Georgia (15) • born Feb. 16, 1990.