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Event Finals – Second Half – Recap

On Vault, Tristian scores 14.9 and takes seventh place.  Sam scores a 14.8 and takes eight place.  Both make the cut off to earn All-American honors. On parallel bars, Syque scores 15.325 and takes 3rd place.  Sam scores a huge … Continue reading

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Parallel Bars – Event Finals – Sam – 15.875

Sam has struggled tonight, so parallel bars is his last chance to tie for the most national titles of any gymnast.  And he performs beautifully.  His routine features a huge giant suarez finishing multiple feet above the bar.  His front … Continue reading

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High Bar – Event Finals – Syque – 14.975

Syque has become quite the high bar worker and is currently ranked 10 in the nation.  His season high of 15.8 ties Jake Martin for the highest high bar score of any currently ranked collegiate gymnast (Note: Sam is not … Continue reading

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Vault – Event Finals – Sam – 14.8

Sam is quite the vaulter, having qualified to the vault event finals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.  At those games, he competed a Kas 2/1 (a triple twisting tsukahara), but today he only performs a Kas 3/2. He … Continue reading

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Vault – Event Finals – Tristian – 14.9

Tristian may just be a freshman, but he has been a huge asset to Michigan the entire season.  He is currently ranked #4 in the nation. Tristian performs a beautiful Kas 3/2 vault with just a small hop backwards.  He scores … Continue reading

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Parallel Bars – Event Finals – Syque – 15.325

Parallel Bars is Syque’s signature event, and he is currently ranked #1 in the country on parallel bars.  Syque qualified to event finals in 6th place yesterday with a score of 15.2.  At the 2012 Olympic Games, Syque placed 27th on … Continue reading

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Event Finals – 1st Half – Recap

On floor, Sam scores a 15.125 and takes 4th place, just edging out teammate Stacey Ervin, who scores a 15.1 and takes 5th place.  Both gymnasts earn All-American honors on the floor exercise. On horse, Sam scores a 13.250 after … Continue reading

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