Gophers Rank No. 7 Heading into NCAAs

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Senior Zack Chase
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April 2, 2014

GymInfo National Rankings

MINNEAPOLIS – The Gophers men’s gymnastics team is No. 7 in the GymInfo national rankings this week, after competing in the 2014 Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships last weekend. The team is also ranked No. 7 in this week's coaches poll.

Ahead of the Gophers are No. 1 Oklahoma (444.463), No. 2 Michigan (442.263), No. 3 Ohio State (441.888), No. 4 Stanford (440.688), No. 5 Illinois (434.063) and No. 6 Penn State (433.725).

The teams behind the Gophers that will also be heading to Ann Arbor, Mich., for the NCAA Championships are No. 8 Iowa (430.413), No. 9 California (428.800), No. 10 Air Force (427.900), No. 11 Nebraska (424.663) and No. 12 William & Mary (423.600).

Below is how the Gophers stack up against the national leaders in each event as a team and as individuals for the week of March 31.

TEAM RANKINGS

Floor Exercise
1. Oklahoma – 76.063
5. Minnesota – 73.438

Pommel Horse
1. Oklahoma – 73.725
9. Minnesota – 70.075

Still Rings
1. Oklahoma – 75.113
8. Minnesota – 73.250

Vault
1. Michigan – 74.688
6. Minnesota – 73.588

Parallel Bars
1. Michigan – 74.575
6. Minnesota – 72.500

High Bar
1. Ohio State – 73.550
11. Minnesota – 70.775

TOP 20 INDIVIDUALS RANKINGS

Floor Exercise
1. Sam Mikulak, Michigan – 15.612

Pommel Horse
1. Michael Newburger, Ohio State – 15.575
5. Ellis Mannon, Minnesota – 15.019

Still Rings
1. Michael Squires, Oklahoma – 16.062
17. Jack Metcalf, Minnesota – 15.012

Vault
1. Jake Martin, Ohio State – 15.250
3. Zack Chase, Minnesota – 15.175

Parallel Bars
1. Syque Caesar, Michigan – 15.513
4. Steve Jaciuk, Minnesota – 15.181
9. Matt Frey, Minnesota – 14.975

High Bar
1. Jordan Valdez, Illinois – 15.306
14. Steve Jaciuk, Minnesota – 14.700

All-Around
1. Akash Modi, Stanford – 89.062
10. Ellis Mannon, Minnesota – 83.575

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