Director of Gymnastics Lou Burkel On Army, Stanford Home Meets
March 10, 2003
Men vs. Army, Friday, March 7, 2003
We had our best performance of the year in this meet with Army, but they pulled away on the last two events to win. We competed as a team better than I can remember in a few years, and kept the meet close through much of the competition. Our efforts on the first five events were excellent and our performance on rings was outstanding, with Greg Stine taking first (9.45), Aaron Jackson in second (9.30) and Jeff Andersen in third (9.275). Julian Benton (8.95) and Patrick McAndrew (8.75) also had season high scores on rings. Jeff Andersen also won the all around (52.15), was sixth on floor (8.80), fourth on pommel horse (8.35), second on vault (9.025) and third on parallel bars (8.55). Aaron Jackson finished second in the all around (51.70), third on floor (9.05), fifth on pommel horse (7.90), third on vault (9.00) and fifth on parallel bars (8.50). Bill Hermann finished fifth in the all around with 49.55 and sixth on parallel bars (8.45). Patrick McAndrew finished sixth on vault with 8.875 and Eric Peele was fourth Patrick McAndrew finished sixth on vault with 8.875, Julian Benton was sixth on rings and Eric Peele was fourth on high bar with 8.25. Hopefully we can improve on this performance when we host Stanford on Sunday in our last home meet of the season.
Men vs. Stanford, Sunday, March 9, 2003
We were not as healthy nor as sharp as we were on Friday, but put together a strong showing nonetheless. The team competed well throughout the meet, even after some setbacks. Aaron Jackson led the way again, finishing second in the all around (51.05). Aaron, Greg Stine and Kent Reichle tied for second on floor with 8.75. Jackson was fourth on rings (9.15), and fifth on vault (8.80), parallel bars (8.35) and high bar (8.35). Bill Hermann finished third all around (49.55) and sixth on high bar (8.05). Jeff Andersen was fourth on pommel horse (8.60), second on rings (9.25) and sixth on parallel bars (8.30). Mike Berry finished sixth on floor with 8.575, and Greg Stine was third on rings with 9.175. Patrick McAndrew scored 8.925 on vault to finish fourth, while Julian Benton was sixth on rings with 8.75. Next week we head to Lincoln to meet the University of Nebraska on Friday evening, 14 March. Hope to see you there!!!
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