Jan. 22, 2013
The Minnesota men’s gymnastics team is ranked seventh in the latest poll, which was released earlier today. It is the same ranking that Minnesota was given prior to the season.
Penn State is ranked No. 1, while Stanford is second. Michigan, Oklahoma, Ohio State and Illinois check in at three through six, respectively.
The Gophers have competed in one meet this year as they finished fourth at the Windy City Invitational last Saturday in Chicago. Michigan, Ohio State, Illinois, Iowa (No. 8) and UIC (unranked) also competed in the event.
In specific events, the Gophers are ranked tied for second in high bar (70.950), fourth in vault (72.600), fifth in floor exercise (72.550), seventh in still rings (71.050), eighth in pommel horse, (69.450) and ninth in parallel bars (69.150).
Individually, the Gophers have two gymnasts ranked in the top 10 in respective routines. Sean Bauer is fifth in floor exercise with a 15.200 and Harris Coleman is tied for sixth in pommel horse with a 15.000.
Minnesota returns to action this Saturday when the Gophers host Air Force at 1 p.m. in the Sports Pavilion.
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