Minnesota Climbs to No. 6 after Big Ten Win
Senior Matt Frey

Feb. 4, 2014

By Ben Gotz, Athletic Communications Student Assistant

National Rankings

MINNEAPOLIS – After the Gophers' win over Illinois and Nebraska over the weekend, they have moved up another spot in the GymInfo national rankings to No. 6 with an average score of 429.217.

The top five teams ahead of the Gophers are No. 1 Oklahoma (442.717), No. 2 Michigan (438.367), No. 3 Ohio State (434.100), No. 4 Illinois (432.400) and No. 5 Stanford (432.067).

The rankings experienced a slight shake-up this week, as the rankings now reflect a three-meet average rather than a team’s season average. The same goes for individual awards, meaning a gymnast must have competed in an event three times to qualify for the rankings.

Below are how the Gophers stack up against the national leaders in each event as a team and as individuals in the national rankings for the week of Feb. 3.

TEAM RANKINGS

Floor Exercise
1. Oklahoma – 75.167
5. Minnesota – 72.633

Pommel Horse
1. Oklahoma – 73.717
10. Minnesota – 68.900

Still Rings
1. Michigan – 74.633
6. Minnesota – 72.833

Vault
1. Michigan – 73.917
3. Minnesota – 73.617

Parallel Bars
1. Oklahoma – 74.250
5. Minnesota – 71.817

High Bar
1. Ohio State – 72.517
8. Minnesota – 69.417

TOP 20 INDIVIDUALS RANKINGS

Floor Exercise
1. Alec Robin, Oklahoma – 15.333
20. Zach Liebler, Minnesota – 14.583

Pommel Horse
1. Michael Newburger, Ohio State – 15.400
4. Ellis Mannon, Minnesota – 14.933
17. Steffen Beck, Minnesota – 14.483

Still Rings
1. Landon Funiciello, William & Mary – 15.817
11. Jack Metcalf, Minnesota – 14.883
19. Steve Jaciuk, Minnesota – 14.717

Vault
1. Chandler Eggleston, Illinois – 15.217
9. Matt Frey, Minnesota – 14.883
10. Sean Bauer, Minnesota – 14.783

Parallel Bars
1. Syque Caesar, Michigan – 15.183
5. Steve Jaciuk, Minnesota – 14.883
15. Matt Frey, Minnesota – 14.567
16. Paul Montague, Minnesota – 14.517

High Bar
1. Jordan Valdez, Illinois – 15.333

All-Around
1. Donothan Bailey, California – 88.017

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