No. 11 Men's Gymnastics Posts Plenty Of Season Highs At Nebraska Quad Meet

Nikolai Korepanov posted a first-place rings score.
Nikolai Korepanov posted a first-place rings score.

Feb. 21, 2010


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LINCOLN, Neb.- Facing high-level competition on the road, the 11th-ranked UIC men's gymnastics team placed third in a quad meet against No. 7 Ohio State, No. 10 Nebraska and No. 12 Air Force at the Huskers' Devaney Center on Sunday.

UIC turned in a season-high 339.950. The Flames also posted season-best team scores on floor (56.350), rings (54.700), and high bar (56.750).

Nebraska protected its home gym with a winning score of 348.250, followed by the Buckeyes' 346.600. The Falcons scored a 332.700 to place fourth.

Nikolai Korepanov led the Flames' charge with a first-place finish on rings, tallying a 14.950.

David Ishida took second on parallel bars by scoring a 14.350.

Kyle Voissem had a strong outing, taking third on the floor exercise with a 14.850 that helped him surge to a third-place all-around score of 83.900.

Nick Persino had a fine meet as well, posting the meet's fourth-highest high bar score (14.700) and fifth-best vault (15.600).

Keith Lage led UIC with a fourth-place pommel horse performance by scoring a 14.150.

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