March 26, 2013
The Minnesota men's gymnastics team remain ranked No. 7 in the latest Gyminfo National Rankings released on Monday. The Gophers, who are off this week, are coming off a loss to No. 1 Penn State.
The Gophers are ranked behind Penn State, Oklahoma, Michigan, Stanford, Ohio State and Illinois.
Minnesota returns to action when it hosts the Big Ten tournament on April 5-6.
The Gophers also placed seven gymnasts in the top 20 in individual event rankings. Steve Jaciuk leads the way, as he is ranked third in the high bar and fifth in parallel bars. Ellis Mannon is ranked third in the pommel horse, while Adam Kern is the final Gopher ranked in the top 10 as he is tied for tenth on vault.
1. Penn State (444.767)
2. Oklahoma (439.767)
3. Michigan (437.267)
4. Stanford (434.317)
5. Ohio State (433.233)
6. Illinois (431.717)
7. Minnesota (430.700)
8. California (426.450)
9. Nebraska (425.717)
10. Iowa (425.517)
11. Air Force (424.783)
12. William & Mary (415.883)
13. Temple (413.833)
14. Army (413.067)
15. UIC (408.267)
Gophers In The Top 20
T14. Sean Bauer (15.050)
T10. Adam Kern (14.917)
5. Steve Jaciuk (15.050)
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.
Wiskus Wins All-Around for Team USA
Incoming freshman Shane Wiskus earned gold in the senior all-around competition at the University of Calgary International Cup this past Friday.