All Six Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Squads Selected For NCAA Championships




March 23, 2004

INDIANAPOLIS - All six Big Ten squads were among the 2004 National Collegiate Men's Gymnastics Championships selections, announced today by the NCAA.

Host Illinois earned the top qualifying score of 221.215, followed by defending national champion Oklahoma's 220.045. Penn State is third at 218.830, and Ohio State enters fifth at 218.160. Iowa (6th, 216.970), Michigan (7th, 216.160), and Minnesota (11th, 212.040) round out the Big Ten selections.

The national qualifier, which consists of two pre-qualifying sessions, will be conducted April 2 at Assembly Hall on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champaign.

The Fighting Illini are coming off a record performance in their home gym, as just this past weekend, Illinois claimed its first Big Ten championship since 1989 with a score of 221.975.

Three teams and the top three all-around competitors not on one of the qualifying teams, plus the top three individuals on each event not already qualified on a team or as an all-around competitor, will advance from each pre-qualifying session to the finals session. Final competitions will take place April 3-4, also at Illinois.

Oklahoma won 2003 the title with a sum of 222.600. Ohio State finished second at 220.700 with Penn State placing third at 219.950.

The 2004 qualifying teams and individuals are listed below.

TEAM COMPETITION

QUALIFYING SCORE
Illinois221.215
Oklahoma220.045
Penn State218.83
California218.51
Ohio State218.16
Iowa216.97
Michigan216.16
Stanford213.52
Illinois-Chicago212.855
Nebraska212.66
Minnesota212.04
Army210.99

ALL-AROUND QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. Gregory StineAir Force52.995
2. Jamie NorthrupWilliam and Mary52.685
3. Jeffrey AndersenAir Force52.23
4. Matt ElsonWilliam and Mary51.81
5. David VogelgesangNavy51.43
6. Curtis HainesSouthern Connecticut State51.33
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FLOOR EXERCISE INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. David RamosTemple9.3
2. Theo MaesTemple9.2
3. Ramon JacksonWilliam and Mary8.91
4. John BehrleTemple8.79
5. Zach Hanson-HartTemple8.78
6. Kevin HallinanTemple8.77
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POMMEL HORSE INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTIUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. Jonathan PetermanNavy8.7
2. John BehrleTemple8.62
3. Owen NichollsWilliam and Mary8.61
4. Kevin HallinanTemple8.55
5. Drew BarkerNavy8.54
6. David RamosTemple8.53
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STILL RINGS INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. Nyika WhiteTemple9.71
2. Tory TorcomianTemple9.42
3. Peter ConduragisJames Madison9.26
4. Tim GoetzSpringfield9.05
5. Jason WoodnickJames Madison8.96
6. Joshua BlackmanNavy8.94
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VAULT INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. Theo MaesTemple9.42
2. Tim GoetzSpringfield9.2
3. Joshua BlackmanNavy9.15
4. Nyika WhiteTemple9.03
5. Ramon JacksonWilliam and Mary9.02
6. Nelson JimenezSpringfield8.97
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PARALLEL BARS INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. Ramon JacksonWilliam and Mary9.39
2. David RamosTemple8.77
3. Owen NichollsWilliam and Mary8.62
4. Theo MaesTemple8.59
5. Steve DouglassWilliam and Mary8.48
6. Kevin HallinanTemple8.45
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HORIZONTAL BAR INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS
INSTITUTIONQUALIFYING SCORE
1. David RamosTemple8.96
2. Ramon JacksonWilliam and Mary8.71
3. Steve DouglassWilliam and Mary8.7
4. Kevin HallinanTemple8.665
5. Joshua BlackmanNavy8.61
6. Theo MaesTemple8.47

 

 

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