April 20, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The NCAA women’s gymnastics season came to a close Sunday afternoon with the national individual event finals at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Ala. Sophomore Gopher gymnasts Lindsay Mable and Hanna Nordquist competed on one event apiece for the Maroon and Gold.
Mable placed fifth on the vault, scoring a 9.9333, while Nordquist came in 16th on the balance beam with a 9.3000 score. By advancing to Sunday’s competition both student-athletes earned First Team All-America honors.
Mable also received Second Team All-America honors on the floor after a 2014 campaign in which she garnered First Team All-America laurels on the floor and in the all-around and second-team recognition in the regular season.
Nordquist tied for second place on balance beam and Mable tied for fourth on floor exercise and tied for fifth on vault a year ago in the same event in Los Angeles.
The Gophers were Big Ten co-champions in the regular season for the second-consecutive year and came in third at the ensuing Big Ten championships. Minnesota placed third at the Minneapolis Regional at the Sports Pavilion to finish the season with a team record of 27-6.
Gophers Chalk Sixth Straight Victory
The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team won their sixth straight meet of the season after defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 196.300-196.100 on the road.
Gophers Travel to Face Cornhuskers
The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team takes to Nebraska this weekend to take on the Cornhuskers.
Mable Earns 10th Career B1G Weekly Honor
University of Minnesota women's gymnastics senior, Lindsay Mable, earned her 10th career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week honor.