Minnesota earned the third-highest team GPA in the nation among men's gymnastics teams
Gophersports.com takes a look back at the men's gymnastics 2014 season.
Minnesota handed out its 2014 team awards Saturday evening
Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier
Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier
Gopher Men on Senior Night
2014 Senior Season: Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete received Gophers' Most Improved Championship Competitor Award tied for 15th on pommel horse with a season-high 14.300 at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) competed on pommel horse (14.050) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) competed in eight meets on pommel horse scored 14.150 against Iowa/Nebraska (2/15) and at Penn State (3/1) earned fourth varsity letter.
2013 Junior Season: Named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree competed solely on pommel horse recorded a 13.200 at the season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) finished with a score of 14.100 at Oklahoma (2/13) finished with season-best 14.400 against Penn State (3/23) earned third varsity letter.
2012 Sophomore Season: Named CGA Second Team All-America Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten honoree competed in all 12 meets as a pommel horse specialist scored 14.100 or better on pommel horse in seven competitions earned a career-high 15.100 against UIC (2/25) earned second varsity letter.
2011 Freshman Season: Competed in 11 of 12 meets on the pommel horse scored season-high 14.900 against Illinois/Nebraska (1/22) earned first varsity letter.
High School/Club: A graduate of Rolling Meadows (Ill.) High School won the Illinois State High School pommel horse championship with a 9.75 score two-time conference champion on the pommel horse won the sectional title in 2010 was a fourth-place finisher at the state championships in 2009 earned a varsity letter in 2009.
Personal: Born January 30, 1992 sociology major son of Matt and Teri Scallon has an older brother, Robert enjoys music.
|John Scallon's Career Highs (2014 Final)|
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