Four Big Ten Teams Advance to NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships Finals
April 12, 2007
The slate is set for the 2007 Men's NCAA Gymnastics Championships team finals in State Collge, Pa., after an exciting qualifying round. The top three teams from each of Thursdays's two qualifying sessions advanced with host Penn State leading the way with 218.900. Also representing the Big Ten will be Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota. Those teams will be joined by Stanford and defending national champion Oklahoma when the action gets underway at 7 p.m. on Friday.
The rest of the six-team field will be completed after three teams advance out of the second team qualifier, being held at Rec Hall tonight at 7 p.m. FULL STORY...
The Nittany Lions scored a 218.900 to edge defending National Champion Oklahoma (218.600) in the evening session. Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota (216.900) advanced to the team finals that will begin at 7 p.m. Friday.
Stanford (216.350), Illinois (216.300) and Michigan (215.350) advanced to the team finals from the afternoon's session.
In tonight's qualifying session, Minnesota edged California (216.550) for third place. The Golden Bears were followed by Nebraska (209.100) and Temple (205.400). In the afternoon session, Michigan edged Ohio State (215.250) followed by Iowa (209.500) and Army (194.800). FULL STORY...