Air Force Concludes Competition at Pacific Coast Classic
Feb. 23, 2008
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Air Force men's gymnastics team concluded competition at the Pacific Coast Classic on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a sixth-place showing in a meet that featured five of the top-six teams in the country. Senior Greg Stine paced the Falcons on five events, while earning a third-place finish in the all-around.
Tallying an 85.300 in the all-around, Stine's best individual event finish of the day was a tie for fourth on the still rings, as he earned a mark of 15.500 - a score that is the second-highest total of the season. He also accounted for an 11th-place score of 13.450 on the high bar and a 13th-place mark of 15.350 on the vault. Stine also led the Falcons on the floor exercise (14.350) and parallel bars (13.450).
Classmate Brian Boardman posted the Falcons' top score on the pommel horse, recording a career-best mark of 13.200. He was one of several Air Force gymnasts to record personal-best marks at the prestigious meet. Sophomore Garrett Canter upped his personal-best marks on the still rings (13.450) and high bar (13.100), while freshman Daniel Klimkowski tallied a career-high mark on the rings as well with a score of 13.650.
Sophomore Brennan Wolford improved three career-best marks, including the all-around. Wolford scored a 77.650 in the combined event, after upping his totals on the still rings (13.250) and high bar (13.100). Freshman Aaron Zaiser increased his best total on the parallel bars with a mark of 12.550.
The Falcons return to action next Saturday (March 1) when they travel to Tempe, Ariz., for the Southwest Cup against Washington and host Arizona State.