John Scallon
John Scallon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
Rolling Meadows HS

Birthdate:
01/30/1992

Experience:
4 Letters

Club:
Bartlett Gymnastics


08/04/2014

CGA Honors Gophers for Academics

Minnesota earned the third-highest team GPA in the nation among men's gymnastics teams

05/06/2014

Season in Review: A Look Back at 2014

Gophersports.com takes a look back at the men's gymnastics 2014 season.

04/27/2014

Gophers Celebrate 2014 with Awards Banquet

Minnesota handed out its 2014 team awards Saturday evening

04/10/2014

Seven Gophers Advance at NCAAs

Minnesota finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier

04/08/2014

No. 7 Gophers Head to National Championships

Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier

03/23/2013

Men Gymnastics host Penn State

Gopher Men on Senior Night

Photo Gallery

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)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs --- 15.100 --- --- --- ---

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