Zach Liebler
Zach  Liebler

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pine Island, Minn.

High School:
Pine Island HS

Birthdate:
04/25/1995

Experience:
2 Letters

Club:
Great Northern Gymnastics


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.

05/26/2015

A Look Back on the 2015 Season

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

04/11/2015

Five Gophers Named All-Americans

Steve Jaciuk and Zach Liebler each earn third place finishes at the NCAA Individual Event Finals

04/10/2015

Six Gophers Advance to Final Day of NCAAs

Mannon, Jaciuk, Metcalf, Liebler, Gagnon and Pochinka will compete for NCAA crowns on Saturday

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2016 • Junior Season: Won eight event titles named an All-American • broke his own school record on floor twice with a 15.800 and a 16.150 made his Winter Cup (2/19) debut on floor, rings vault and high bar, tallied a 14.800 on vault • named Big Ten gymnast of the week for his performance against UIC.

2015 • Sophomore Season: 
All-American honoree • named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • received Gophers' Outstanding NCAA Competitor Award • appeared in four regular-season meets plus the NCAA Championships and competed on floor exercise • finished tied for third at the NCAA Individual Event finals with a 15.575 performance on floor • earned first place on floor exercise with a 15.000 vs. Iowa/Neb (2/14) • finished second on floor exercise (14.95) at the last regular-season home meet vs. Iowa (3/7) • went two consecutive meets of tallying a 15.000 on floor exercise (2/14 - 2/28) • earned second varsity letter.

2014 • Freshmen Season:
Received Gophers' Freshman of the Year Award • competed on floor exercise at the NCAA championships, advancing to the second day of competition (4/11) after scoring a 14.750 to finish 12th at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • competed on floor (13.800) at the Big Ten team finals (3/28) • competed in eight meets in two events • earned Louis J. Cooke Award at Alumni Meet (1/11) • scored 14.100 on floor exercise and 13.200 on high bar in collegiate debut at season-opening Windy City Invitational (1/18) • scored career-high 14.050 on high bar at Oklahoma meet (1/25) • scored career-high 15.250 on floor exercise at Illinois/Nebraska meet (2/1) • earned first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A 2013 graduate of Pine Island High School • competed for Great Northern Gymnastics for coaches Bob Wuomos, Ron Hill and Keith Heaver • four-time Junior Olympic qualifier • finished 22nd in the all-around competition at the 2013 Junior Olympic National Championships • took second place in the all-around at 2013 Region IV Championships • champion on floor exercise at 2013 Region IV Championships.

Personal: son of Joe and Tina Liebler • has two older siblings, Rachel and Andrew • enjoys playing piano, watching movies and hanging out with friends Born April 25, 1995 • majoring in Sports Management.

Zach Liebler's Career Highs (As of 4/19/16)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 16.150 --- --- 15.500 --- 14.050

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