The 11th-ranked Air Force men's gymnastics team returns to the Academy this Sunday (Feb. 1) to host service academy rival and 13th-ranked Army at noon. The meet, which is free to the public, will be the Falcons' first dual meet in the newly-renovated Cadet West Gym. Free video streaming will be available.
Three members of the Air Force men's gymnastics team were invited to the prestigious Winter Cup Challenge in February, USA Gymnastics recently announced. Senior Gared Chapman, classmate Nick Gaudlip and junior Denis Aurelius all qualified to the national event, which determines the U.S. Men's National Team.
The Air Force men's gymnastics team suffered a 425.100-407.150 setback to Minnesota on Saturday, Jan. 24, during the squad's first road competition of the season. Senior Josh Ramos claimed an event title on the floor exercise, while three others earned runner-up placements.
The Air Force men's gymnastics team travels to Minneapolis, Minn., this weekend for its first road contest of the year. The Falcons, holding No. 5/No. 8 rankings after the first weekend of competition, will face No. 11 Minnesota on Saturday, Jan. 24, for a 5:00 p.m. (CST) meet at the Sports Pavilion.
Following a pair of top-three finishes at last weekend's Rocky Mountain Open, senior gymnast Nick Gaudlip was named the Air Force co-Athlete of the Week on Monday, Jan. 19. It is the second such award for the Colorado Springs native.