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.
Karstadt Earns Second B1G Honor
Sophomore Justin Karstadt has been named the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week for the second time this season after a standout performance in Minnesota’s win at Nebraska.
Gophers Win with Highest Score in B1G
Minnesota wrapped its regular season with a statement win at Nebraska on Saturday, with a final score of 426.950-425.550.
No. 5 Minnesota Travels to No. 6 Nebraska
The Golden Gophers will travel to Lincoln, Neb. this Saturday, March 25 for the second meeting against No. 6 Nebraska this season.