Behind individual NCAA titles by senior Akash Modi and junior Robert Neff, No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics placed fourth at the NCAA Championships on Saturday for the second time in program history with a team score of 421.500. The Cardinal finished behind No. 1 Oklahoma (431.950), No. 3 Ohio State (423.700) and No. 4 Illinois…
Two weeks after placing second at the MPSF Conference Championships, No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics (15-3) will travel to West Point, New York this weekend to vie for its sixth national title at the NCAA Championships.
Gunning for the team’s fifth conference title and first since 2011, No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics (15-3) put up its second-highest score of the year to place second at the MPSF Championships on Saturday at Berkeley.
When your team has won four MPSF titles, along with four NCAA Championships, you have big shoes to fill. Stanford men’s gymnastics is feeling exactly this, as they head into the MPSF Championships this Saturday at 2 p.m. The team will travel across the bay to Berkeley, where they will shoot for their fifth MPSF title (their other four being in 1993, 1995, 2009 and 2011).
With postseason competition on the horizon, No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics did not let its final regular season matchup go to waste, sweeping No. 11 Cal on all apparatuses, defeating the Bears 422.900-406.000 to claim the team title at home on Saturday.
In a nail biter on Saturday, No. 2 Stanford (10-2, 4-1 MPSF) lost to reigning back-to-back NCAA Champions No. 1 Oklahoma (6-0, 2-0) by just .250 of a point. Both teams scored very high, with the Sooners posting a total of 432.300 to the Cardinals’ 432.050. Despite impressive performances on each event, Stanford was not able to overcome the first-ranked Sooners.
Stanford men’s gymnastics (11-1) took on an arduous task, hosting Japan, Canada and No. 6 Minnesota at the annual International Challenge on Saturday afternoon. The Cardinal team kept up an undefeated NCAA record, coming in second place with a 421.550 team all-around score, outdone only by Japan’s 425.800. Following the home team were Minnesota (405.600) and Canada (392.700).
Stanford men’s and women’s gymnastics had a busy weekend as both teams competed at their respective meets. No. 2 Stanford men’s gymnastics (2-0, 2-0 MPSF) took down No. 8 Cal (0-1) and Washington (0-0) at home Saturday night with a season-high combined team score of 423.600, topping Cal’s 398.850 and Washington’s 375.650. Despite an impressive night from junior Elizabeth…