Feb. 27, 2003
U.S.A.F. ACADEMY, Colo.- The Air Force men's gymnastics team travels to Chicago to take on the Univ. of Illinois in a dual meet, Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. The Falcons face the Flames again March 2 before returning home to host Army, March 7, in the Cadet Gymnasium's West Gym.
Air Force enters this weekend after it finished second at Stanford in a dual meet Friday with a team score of 195.45. Air Force also took on Cal-Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara last Saturday evening and finished second behind Cal with a team score of 199.45.
At Cal, Senior team captain Aaron Jackson led Air Force with a 51.625 for third place in the all-around. Junior Jeff Andersen took sixth with a 49.500. Jackson and Andersen tied with each other for fourth on parallel bars with a score of 8.400. Junior Mike Berry finished eighth (8.250).
On horizontal bar, Berry took fifth for the top Air Force spot with an 8.250. Jackson finished second on still rings with a 9.000, followed by Andersen and junior Julian Benton who tied for sixth (8.400). Jackson also took third on vault (9.125) and floor exercise (9.050). Berry finished eighth on floor with an 8.525. Jackson was also the top finisher on pommel horse for the Falcons with a score of 8.200.