Feb. 21, 2012
The Gopher men's gymnastics team remains ranked No. 6 nationally after their home win over Nebraska this past weekend.
As a team Minnesota is ranked in the top five on three separate events. The Gophers jumped from fourth to second in the parallel bars rankings and are also ranekd No. 5 ranking on both the pommel horse and still rings.
Eleven Gopher gymnasts are now ranked in the top 20 on individual events.
Senior DJ Repp has moved back into the all-around rankings at No. 13.
On the floor exercise Kyle Banks is tied for tenth. The freshman has also moved into the rankings on high bar in a tie for the No. 15 spot.
Steve Jaciuk also represents the Gophers on the high bar. Jaciuk won the event last weekend and now ranked No. 10 nationally.
Minnesota has three top 20 athletes on the pommel horse. Ellis Mannon is tied for sixth, Harris Coleman sits at No. 19, and John Scallon is in a tie for 20th.
The Gophers have three top 20 gymnasts on the vault as well. Zack Chase is tied for tenth. Adam Kern and Matt Frey are tied at No. 20.
Russell Dabritz is currently ranked in the top 20 on two events. Dabritz is tied for 14th on the rings and is ranked No. 3 in the nation on the parallel bars. He is joined by teammate Ross Cameratta, who is tied for eighth on the parallel bars.
Minnesota's next meet is February 25th
at UIC at 5pm.