Tristan Duran
Tristan  Duran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin Lakes, N.J.

High School:
Bergen Catholic HS

Birthdate:
07/28/1996

Club:
U.S. Gymnastics Development Center


03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

07/17/2015

Three Gophers to Compete at Qualifier

Mannon, Stephens and Duran will represent the Maroon and Gold on Saturday

05/26/2015

A Look Back on the 2015 Season

Gophersports.com takes a look back on the 2015 men's gymnastics season

04/09/2015

Gophers Narrowly Miss Team Finals

Minnesota finished fourth in qualifying session but nine Gophers advance to individual competition

2017 | Junior Season
Received Outstanding Accomplishment Award • named All-American on two events, parallel bars (14.500) and high bar (14.350), tying for eighth on both at the NCAA Championships • competed on pommel horse, parallel bars, and high bar at the NCAA Qualifying Session • placed sixth on high bar and also competed on pommel horse and parallel bars at the B1G Championships • earned bronze on high bar with a 14.500 at Nebraska • placed third on pommel horse with a 13.650 against UIC • competed on pommel horse, parallel bars, and high bar vs. Iowa and ASU • competed on high bar and parallel bars at Arnold Challenge • placed ninth on parallel bars with a 14.500 at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • competed in 2017 Winter Cup Challenge • competed on pommel horse and rings against Iowa/Oklahoma • placed third on pommel horse with a 13.550 vs. Illinois • scored a 14.050 on pommel horse, a 13.900 on parallel bars, and a 12.900 on high bar vs. Air Force • competed in three events at the Windy City Invite, scoring an 11.900 on pommel horse, a 12.700 on parallel bars, and a 14.050 on high bar.

2016 | Sophomore Season

Named Academic All-Big Ten • appeared in every meet • won four event titles including one all-around title • earned the Gophers' Most Valuable Gymnast award • named first team All-Big Ten • broke the school record on parallel bars with a 15.600 • at the NCAA Championships, Duran finished ninth on all-around, 37th on floor, 22nd on pommel horse, 39th on rings, 33rd on vault, 27th on high bar and 12th on parallel bars • finished eighth on floor with a 14.425, ninth on parallel bars with a score of 14.475 and ninth on high bar with a 13.650 at the 2016 Big Ten Championships • competed on all-around against Nebraska and Iowa • earned a season-best all-around score of 87.100 against Nebraska and Iowa • recorded a career-best pommel horse score of 14.650 against UIC and the Minnesota Club team, and also competed on rings, parallel bars and high bar • broke the school record on parallel bars with a 15.600 vs. Illinois, Stanford, Iowa and Canada, where Duran also competed on pommel horse, rings, and high bar • competed in four events vs. Air Force, scoring a 14.250 on pommel horse, 14.650 on rings, 14.400 on parallel bars, and 14.400 on high bar • recorded a 14.300 on pommel horse, 14.300 on rings, 14.750 on parallel bars, and 14.350 on high bar against Nebraska and the Minnesota club team • scored 85.200 on all-around against Penn State with a career-best 15.100 on floor • opened the season with an all-around score of 85.250 at the Windy City Invitational.

2015 | Freshman Season
Appeared in seven regular-season meets plus the NCAA Championships and competed on floor exercise, vault, parallel bars, high bars and pommel horse • earned first varsity letter • third highest Gopher score (14.10) at the NCAA Team Qualifiers on pommel horse • tallied season-high vault score (14.65) at the last-regular season meet • finished in second place on the parallel bars tallied his season-high scores on both pommel horse (14.0) and the parallel bars (14.75) vs. Iowa • finished fourth on parallel bars vs. Iowa/Neb • competed on high bar (13.8) and floor exercise (14.55) at the first regular-season home meet vs. Air Force.

High School/Club
Competed for coach Genadi Shub at the U.S. Gymnastics Development Center in Mahwah, N.J. • 2014, 2012 and 2011 New Jersey all-around state champion • finished as parallel bars champion and all-around runner-up at the 2014 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships • finished second in all-around at 2013 Region 7 Regional Championships • placed eighth in the all-around at the 2013 USA Gymnastics Men's National Qualifier • placed 21st in the all-around at 2013 USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships.

Personal
Born July 28, 1996 • son of Alexander and Marilyn Duran • has two siblings (Travis, Gabriella) • enjoys playing ping pong and longboarding • plans on majoring in Business.

Duran's Season High Scores 
Event Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar All-Around
2017 -- 14.050 13.300 -- 14.500 14.500 --
2016 15.100* 14.650* 14.700* 14.550 15.600* 15.400* 87.100*
2015 14.550 14.150 -- 14.650* 14.750 13.800 --

MORE HEADLINES

Meet Preview: Gophers at No. 2 Penn State

Meet Preview: Gophers at No. 2 Penn State

2/23/2018 - M. Gymnastics

The No. 6 University of Minnesota Gophers are off to No. 2 Penn State for a tough road test this Saturday at 3 p.m.

Wiskus Wins Another B1G Award

Wiskus Wins Another B1G Award

2/19/2018 - M. Gymnastics

Fresh off earning a spot on the USA Gymnastics Senior National Team, Shane Wiskus has been named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

Wiskus Earns Spot on USA Senior National Team

Wiskus Earns Spot on USA Senior National Team

2/18/2018 - M. Gymnastics

Shane Wiskus, Tristan Duran and Shaun Herzog all represented the University of Minnesota at the Winter Cup finals and combined for six top-10 finishes.

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