The Cardinal men’s gymnastic team scored a dominant dual-meet victory over rival California, scoring 360.950 to Cal’s 354.525. After the pommel horse and floor exercise, Stanford trailed the Golden Bears by over two points. But after every Cardinal gymnast scored better than a 15 in the vault, led by senior Alex Buscaglia’s score of 16.050, Stanford held control of the meet.
A select group of eight athletes from the men’s gymnastics team will head to Las Vegas this weekend for the Winter Cup Challenge, a re-ranking meet for the U.S. Men’s Senior National Team.
The No. 3 Stanford men’s gymnastics team beat No. 2 California on Saturday, 364.4 to 358.8 in front of a large Burnham Pavilion crowd. The Cardinal bounced back from last week’s loss to the Golden Bears, improving its overall score by over 15 points and easily putting up its highest team score so far this season.
Stanford men’s gymnastics team is currently No. 1 in the preseason polls, and the team will start defending that ranking tonight. The Cardinal will open its competitive season by hosting Bay Area rival No. 5 Cal…