April 18, 2008
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Senior Greg Stine picked up a seventh-place finish in the all-around as he represented the Air Force men's gymnastics team during the second day of action at the 2008 NCAA Championships on Friday, April 18, in Palo Alto, Calif. Going up against some of the top gymnasts in the nation, Stine recorded a combined score of 86.800.
Stine's best finish of the night was in the still rings, where he tied for ninth with a score of 15.450. With that finish amongst the top-10, Stine qualified for the individual event finals on that event.
Also contributing to his all-around total were two other 15-plus scores. Stine recorded a 15.100 on the vault and a 15.000 on the floor exercise. He also tallied a 14.250 on the high bar, 14.150 on the parallel bars and 12.850 on the pommel horse.
Penn State's Casey Sandy won the all-around with a total of 91.350, while 2008 Niessen-Emery award winner Jonathan Horton of Oklahoma finished second with a score of 90.950. In the team finals, Oklahoma won its eighth NCAA title, upsetting top-ranked host Stanford by a 363.200-362.750 margin.
Stine will close out the Falcons' 2008 season tomorrow (April 18) night during the individual event finals in Palo Alto, Calif. Action is slated to begin at 7 p.m. (PST) at Stanford's Maples Pavilion.