#10 Men's Gymnastics Pounces Air Force, 209.2-204.2|
March 2, 2003
Chicago, Ill. - For the second time in less than 48 hours, the 10th-ranked UIC men's gymnastics team knocked off Air Force on Sunday, beating the Falcons, 209.2-204.2 at the UIC Physical Education Building.
Neil Faustino paced the Flames, winning the all-around competition with a big score of 53.5. The sophomore won three events outright, and tied for the win on one to finish up an outstanding day of competition.
Freshman Nick Stavros is starting to feel at home with the Flames, as he won the pommel horse title with a score of 9.35.
Jonathan Joyce enjoyed a steady afternoon for the Flames finishing in the top-three on vault (9.3), floor (8.75) and parallel bars (8.65).
The Flames hit the gym again next weekend, as they host Army on Sunday, March 9 at the UIC Physical Education Building at 1:00 p.m.