Falcons Ranked among Nation's Elite on Still Rings
Feb. 7, 2008
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force men's gymnastics team is ranked among the national leaders on the still rings, according to the latest rankings. Senior Greg Stine is ranked fourth in the NCAA with a still rings average score of 15.025, while the Falcons average a team score of 56.700, which is ranked 10th in the nation.
In addition, Air Force is ranked 12th on the floor exercise with a team average of 55.962, while Stine is ranked 13th in the all-around with an average of 84.500 and junior Jacob Schonig is ranked 20th on the still rings (14.587).
For programs within the USA Gymnastics Division (schools with little or no scholarships), Air Force is first on the rings and second on the floor. Stine is ranked first on the still rings and all-around, while ranking second on the parallel bars (14.237) and fourth on the floor exercise (14.175) and vault (15.087).
Six other Falcons are ranked in the USAG top-10. Schonig is fourth in the still rings, while classmate Josiah Loeser's average of 13.862 is sixth. Freshman Dan Klimkowski is ranked sixth in the all-around with an average of 80.512, while senior Brian Boardman is seventh on the vault (14.962). Freshman Aaron Zaiser is ranked ninth on the floor exercise (13.937), while sophomore Brennan Wolford is also ranked ninth in the all-around (76.700).
The Falcons are off from competition this weekend, while preparing for the All-Academy Championships on Sunday, Feb. 17 in Aliso Viejo, Calif.