No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics escaped with second place at No. 5 Illinois’ three-team, senior day meet on Saturday. While Illinois upset the Cardinal with a season-best performance, Stanford walked over a No. 4 Minnesota Golden Gophers team that revealed many holes.
Stanford’s No. 2 men’s gymnastics will have an opportunity to prove themselves this weekend as they travel to Champaign, IL, to take on No. 5 Minnesota and No. 6 Illinois on Saturday afternoon.
Last Saturday at Berkeley, the No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics team recorded a convincing 415.800-404.00 win over No. 9 California, with the highlight of the event coming when the Cardinal recorded the best pommel horse score in the nation this year (69.000) despite being ranked eighth in the category.
The No. 2 Stanford Men’s Gymnastics team will travel to the arid home of the Sun Devils in Tempe, Arizona this weekend to compete in the Pac-12 invitational. This weekend the Cardinal will be competing against No. 11 Cal for the fourth time, as well as No. 14 Arizona State and No. 17 Washington.
Over the weekend, Stanford’s No. 1 men’s gymnastics swept No. 9 California and No. 19 NorCal United at the annual Stanford Open in Burnham Pavilion.
After opening the season with an astounding victory over the California Bears on Saturday, No. 1 Stanford men’s gymnastics returns home to host the annual Stanford Open.