Five Individual Event Titles Highlight Men's Gymnastics Split With Nebraska And Air Force
March 20, 2009
CHICAGO - The UIC men's gymnastics team had five first-place finishes in the Flames double-dual meet against Nebraska and Air Force on Friday night.
Entering the final rotation, the Flames held a .900 lead over Nebraska before performing on the high bar, but were overpowered by Nebraska, who won the team title with a 340.050 total. UIC finished second in 334.200 and Air Force rounded out the field with a 325.300 performance.
Junior Andrew Stover placed first on the high bar 14.600, and Thompson capped off the meet by taking the all-around title with a 82.850 score.
The Flames close out the 2009 home season with Senior Day against Air Force this Sunday at 2 p.m.