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.
Preview: Gophers set for quad at Stanford
Minnesota will travel this weekend to compete against Stanford, and the National Teams from both Japan and Canada.
Day Two: Winter Cup Challenge
Stephens finished 23rd in the all-around competition, while alum Mannon finished fifth on pommel horse. Incoming freshman Wiskus also competed in the all-around finals, finishing 12th.
Day One: Winter Cup Challenge
Stephens, Wiskus, Mannon advance to the 2017 Winter Cup Challenge finals this Saturday, Feb. 18. in Las Vegas, Nev.