FalconVision Interview with Coach Robinson
The 11th-ranked Air Force men's gymnastics team returns to the Academy this Saturday (Feb. 3), when it hosts seventh-ranked Minnesota at noon inside the Cadet West Gymnasium.
Admission is free for the Falcons' afternoon contest against the Gophers. A live webcast will be available at GoAirForceFalcons.com
SCOUTING THE OPPONENTS
Minnesota is currently tied for seventh in the national standings with a 403.650 average. The Gophers are ranked in the nation's top 10 on every event -- and hold top-five averages on the floor exercise (fourth, 68.528), pommel horse (fourth, 66.125) and high bar (fifth, 66.475). Individually, Shane Wiskus and Tristen Duran are ranked second (81.900) and fourth (80.950), respectively, in the all-around, while Duran is also ranked seventh on the pommel horse (13.875) and Wiskus is listed ninth on the parallel bars (13.975). Alex Wittenburg is also listed among the nation's top 10, as he is currently ranked sixth on the vault with a 14.550 average.
AIR FORCE IN THE RANKINGS
The Falcons are ranked 11th in the nation, with an average score of 393.933, and listed among the country's top 10 on the vault (eighth, 69.700), parallel bars (ninth, 65.482), pommel horse (10th, 64.083) and still rings (10th, 65.783). Individually, Lukas Texeira is ranked seventh on the high bar with a 13.733 average and Fletcher Braunton is tied for 14th on the still rings (13.850).
WHAT'S AHEAD FOR THE FALCONS
The Falcons travel to San Antonio, Texas, for the All-Academy Championships against Army West Point and Navy on Saturday, Feb. 10.