Gophers Move Up To No. 6 In National Rankings
Steve Jaciuk is ranked second in the nation in high bar.

April 9, 2013

The Minnesota men's gymnastics team will enter the NCAA Qualifying Round on April 19 as the No. 6 team in the nation. The Gophers jumped from No. 7 to No. 6 in the latest Gyminfo National Rankings that were released Monday after finishing third in the Big Ten Championships last weekend.

Minnesota is ranked behind Penn State, Oklahoma, Michigan, Stanford and Ohio State. Michigan won the Big Ten Championships and was followed by Penn State and Minnesota. The Gophers tallied 430.350 points to beat fourth-place Ohio State, which notched 426.600 points.

Minnesota also placed eight gymnasts in the top 20 in individual event rankings. Steve Jaciuk is ranked second on high bar and tied for ninth on parallel bars, while Ellis Mannon is third on still rings.

Gyminfo National Rankings

1. Penn State (442.088)
2. Oklahoma (438.662)
3. Michigan (437.675)
4. Stanford (432.225)
5. Ohio State (431.575)
6. Minnesota (430.612)
7. Illinois (429.900)
8. Iowa (426.150)
9. California (424.725)
10. Nebraska (423.350)
11. Air Force (422.687)
12. William & Mary (416.087)
13. Temple (413.287)
14. Army (410.925)
15. UIC (408.537)

Gophers In The Top 20

Floor Exercise
T17. Matt Frey (14.862)

Pommel Horse
3. Ellis Mannon (15.075)
16. Harris Coleman (14.525)

Vault
15. Adam Kern (14.850)

Parallel Bars
T9. Steve Jaciuk (14.825)
T19. Matt Frey (14.575)

High Bar
2. Steve Jaciuk (15.087)
T9. Daniel DiBenedetto (14.575)

Minnesota By Event (Event, Rank, NQA)
Floor Exercise, No. 8 (73.262)
Pommel Horse, No. 5 (70.737)
Still Rings, No. T6 (73.012)
Vault, No. 7 (73.225)
Parallel Bars, No. 6 (71.650)
High Bar, No. 5 (71.050)


 

 

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