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Five Individual Event Titles Highlight Men's Gymnastics Split With Nebraska And Air Force


Neal Thompson won the all-around title over Nebraska and Air Force on Friday night.
Neal Thompson won the all-around title over Nebraska and Air Force on Friday night.

March 20, 2009

Complete Results

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.

Nikolai Korepanov took home yet another event title after his 14.700 performance on the rings, while sophomore Neal Thompson claimed the top spot on the pommel horse with a 13.800 score for first.

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.

 

 

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