Zach Liebler
Zach  Liebler


Pine Island, Minn.

High School:
Pine Island HS


2 Letters

Great Northern Gymnastics


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.


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.


A Look Back on the 2015 Season takes a look back on the 2015 men's gymnastics season


Five Gophers Named All-Americans

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


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: Claimed first place on floor (15.650) at the Windy City Invitational (1/17) • placed first on floor (15.650) vs. Penn State (1/23) • earned Big Ten Gymnast of the week for his performance against Penn State • finished first on floor with a program record 15.800 and second on vault (14.900) vs. Nebraska (1/30) • claimed first on floor (15.550) and second on vault (15.500) at Air Force (2/6) • placed second on floor (15.150) and third on vault (15.050), vs. Canada/Iowa/Illinois/Stanford (2/13) • made his Winter Cup (2/19) debut on floor, rings vault and high bar, tallied a 14.800 on vault • earned a 15.600 on floor, a 14.150 on still rings and 15.050 on vault at Oklahoma (2/27) • broke his own school record on floor with a 16.150, also claimed first with a 15.450 on vault vs. UIC (3/5) • named Big Ten gymnast of the week for his performance against UIC • placed first on floor (15.800) and vault (15.200) at Nebraska/Iowa (3/20) • competed on floor and vault at Big Ten Championships(4/2) • tallied a 15.250 on floor and a 15.200 on vault at day one of NCAA Championships (4/15) • notched a 14.600 on floor and a 15.100 on vault at day two of NCAA Championships (4/16) • named an all-american.

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


Wittenberg's NCAA Address


Alex Wittenberg was chosen as the student-athlete representative for the 2016 Men's Gymnastics NCAA Championships.

Gophers Finish Sixth at NCAA Championships


Minnesota tallied four All-America finishes and its best team finish in nine years.

Gophers Advance to NCAA Day 2


Minnesota finished second in Session 1 and is guaranteed its highest NCAA finish since 2007.

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