2017 | Sophomore Season
Received Outstanding Accomplishment Award • named All-American on vault, placing eighth, with a 14.750, also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings during finals at the NCAA Championships • matched personal record on pommel horse with a 14.350 and competed on floor, rings, and vault at the NCAA Qualifying Session • placed eighth on vault and also competed on floor, pommel horse, and rings at B1G Championships • matched personal record on floor with a 14.750 at Nebraska • placed second on pommel horse with a 14.050 and placed third on rings with a 13.600 against UIC • tied for first on pommel horse with a career-high score of 14.350, finished third on rings after a career high 14.000, and competed on floor and vault vs. Iowa and ASU • placed third on floor with a 14.300 at Arnold Challenge • recorded a personal record on floor with a 14.750 and scored a 13.800 on rings at Stanford International Collegiate Challenge • tied for second on floor with a 14.300 vs. Iowa/Oklahoma • placed second on vault with a 14.650 against Nebraska/UMN Club • recorded personal record and placed first on vault with a 14.850 vs. Illinois • earned a 13.450 on rings and a 14.800 on vault against Air Force • scored a 12.900 on rings and a 14.300 on vault at the Windy City Invite.
2016 | Freshman Season
Earned Minnesota’s Rookie of the Year Award • finished 15th on floor and 26th on pommel horse at the NCAA Championships • earned a 13.950 on floor and 14.100 on pommel at Oklahoma • tallied a 14.550 on floor and a 13.200 on pommel horse vs. Canada/Iowa/Illinois/Stanford • notched a 14.550 on floor and a 14.100 on vault at Air Force • competed on floor (14.600) and pommel horse (13.650) vs. Nebraska • competed on pommel horse (13.900) vs. Penn State • made his collegiate debut on pommel horse at the Windy City Invitational.
Graduate of Nathan Hale High School • honor roll student in high school and ranked 14th in his class • competed for the Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy for
Born July 16,
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Pochinka, Wiskus Sweep B1G Awards
3/19/2018 - M. Gymnastics
For the first time in his career Yaroslav Pochinka won the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week while Shane Wiskus won his sixth B1G Freshman of the Week honor.
Seniors Lead the Way in Final Home Meet
3/18/2018 - M. Gymnastics
The Gophers posted the second-highest home score of the season on Senior Day.
Meet Preview: Senior Day
3/17/2018 - M. Gymnastics
The No. 6 Gophers welcome California to the Maturi Pavilion this Sunday at 12:30 p.m. for their regular season finale.