Zack Chase
Zack Chase


Woodinville, Wash.

High School:
Woodinville HS


4 Letters

Cascade Elite Gymastics


Pochinka Named B1G Freshman of the Week

Yaroslav Pochinka's solid vault performance earns conference recognition


Gophers Travel West

Minnesota will participate in a five team meet on Saturday in Palo Alto, Calif.


CGA Honors Gophers for Academics

Minnesota earned the third-highest team GPA in the nation among men's gymnastics teams


Season in Review: A Look Back at 2014 takes a look back at the men's gymnastics 2014 season.


Gophers Celebrate 2014 with Awards Banquet

Minnesota handed out its 2014 team awards Saturday evening


Minnesota-UIC Highlights

The Golden Gophers topped Illinois-Chicago in their home opener.


G:60 - Zack Chase

Golden Gopher gymnast Zack Chase is featured in this G:60 installment.


NCAA Men's Gymnastics

NCAA Men's Gymnastics photos by USA TODAY Sports


Men Gymnastics hosts Nebraska and UIC

Gophers win

Photo Gallery

2014 • Senior Season: Nissen-Emery Award finalist • All-Big Ten Second Team honoree • Academic All-Big Ten honoree and CGA Second Team All America Scholar-Athlete • received Gophers' Outstanding Career Award • finished ninth in the nation on vault (14.775) as one of four Gophers to advance to the event finals on the final day of the NCAA championships (4/12) • competed on still rings (14.450) and vault (15.150) on the second day of the NCAA championships (4/11) • tied for third on still rings (15.000), took eight on vault (15.000) and tied for 17th on floor (14.450) at the NCAA Qualifier (4/10) • finished third on vault (15.100) in the Big Ten event finals (3/29) • led the Gophers in a tie for ninth on floor (14.900) and also competed on rings (14.650) and vault (15.250) at the Big Ten team finals, advancing on vault after tying for third on day one (3/28) • competed in nine meets in three events • scored team's highest score at the Alumni Meet, earning a 15.100 on vault (1/11) • scored 15.200 as vault champion against Oklahoma (1/25) • set then-career highs on still rings (15.100) and floor exercise (15.100) and earned Louis J. Cooke Award at Illinois/Nebraska (2/1) • scored 14.850 as vault champion at Air Force meet (2/8) • scored season-best 15.300 as vault champion at Penn State (3/1) • shared Louis J. Cooke Award at Iowa/Brockport meet with fellow seniors (3/8) • set career-high score on still rings with 15.200 at Nebraska (3/15) • earned fourth varsity letter.

2013 • Junior season: Competed in four meets and also competed as an individual in the Winter Cup before suffering a season-ending injury in warmups at UIC (2/24) • scored season high on vault with a 15.300 at home against Air Force • recorded a career high on still rings with a 15.000 at home against Nebraska/UIC • earned third varsity letter.

2012 • Sophomore Season: Saw action in 10 competitions, including the Big Ten and NCAA Championships • scored a career high of 14.800 on floor against Iowa/Nebraska • had best outing on rings at Nebraska, earning a season-high score of 14.700 • twice posted a career-best and team-leading score 15.300 on vault against Oklahoma/Ohio State and at the Big Ten Championships • earned second team All-Big Ten honors • named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned second varsity letter.

2011 • Freshman Season: Big Ten Champion on vault • All-Big Ten First Team honoree • named CGA Second Team All-American Scholar-Athlete • competed in 11 of 12 meets • named Big Ten Freshman of the Week twice • scored career-high 15.100 on the floor exercise against Brockport • scored season-best 14.900 on the still rings against Illinois/Nebraska • scored career-high 16.400 on the vault twice • earned his first varsity letter.

High School/Club: A graduate of Woodinville High School (Woodinville, Wash.) • 2009 and 2010 region 2 champion • vault champion at in 16-18 year-old division at 2009 Visa Championships • finished third in vault at 2010 Junior Olympic Nationals.

Personal: Born August 26, 1992 • son of Charlie and Debbie Chase • brother of Cassie Chase • Sports Management major • Washington state honors student while in high school.

Zack Chase's Career Highs (2014 Final)
Event Floor Exercise Pommel Horse Still Rings Vault Parallel Bars High Bar
Career Highs 15.100 --- 15.200 16.400 --- ---


Gophers Place Fifth at NCAA Championships


Minnesota earned its first top-five finish at the NCAA Championships since 2002, after scoring a 414.200 on Saturday night.

Gophers Advance to Second-Straight NCAA Finals


Minnesota has advanced to team finals at the NCAA Championships for the second-straight year after scoring a 420.100 in the preliminary session.

NCAA Championships Up Next for Gophers


The University of Minnesota will travel to West Point, N.Y. for the 2017 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championships at the Holleder Center’s Christl Arena, hosted by Army, from April...

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