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 finished fourth in the second session of the national qualifier
Minnesota competes at 6 p.m. CT Thursday in the national qualifier
Nine Gophers are repeat Academic All-Big Ten honorees this season
2014 Junior Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA First Team All-America Scholar-Athlete competed in four meets scored a season-high 14.000 on high bar at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) competed on high bar at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) competed in two regular-season meets on high bar scored a 13.600 on high bar at Nebraska meet (3/15) earned third varsity letter.
2013 Sophomore Season: Named CGA First Team All-America Scholar-Athlete, Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree competed in high bar at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18), recording a 14.050 scored a 13.350 on high bar at Big Ten Championships finished with a score of 13.650 to take 24th at NCAA qualifier earned second varsity letter.
2012 Freshman Season: Named CGA First Team All-America Scholar-Athlete saw action in seven meets, all on high bar scored a career-best 14.350 on high bar against Nebraska/Illinois (3/11) earned first varsity letter.
High School/Club: A 2011 graduate of Insight School of Washington made the Junior National Team, placing 12th in all-around in 2006, eighth in all-around in 2007 and sixth on high bar in 2007 made regional team every year at Junior Olympic Nationals placed second in all-around at 2010 and 2011 regional state champion in all-around in 2010 placed second on high bar at the 2010 Visa Men's Qualifier and qualified for 2010 Visa USA Championships.
Personal: Son of Ledane and Carol Smith born June 8, 1993 major is sociology of law, criminology and deviance placed third at Tae Kwon Do Nationals in 2002.