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Men's Gymnastics Downs No. 4 Michigan

Discussion in 'Other OSU and Professional Sports' started by ohiobuck94, Mar 13, 2005.

  1. ohiobuck94

    ohiobuck94 Buckeye Beach Bum

    tOSU sets record

    No. 1 Ohio State Men's Gymnastics Downs No. 4 Michigan 226.900-218.300

    Buckeyes set NCAA team score record, Monahan claims all-around title

    Senior Randy Monahan posted a first-place all-around score of 56.550.

    March 13, 2005

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 1 Ohio State men's gymnastics set a NCAA team score record by posting a tally of 226.900 and edged No. 4 Michigan, who posted a score of 218.300. The record surpasses the 225.200 set by Oklahoma March 6, 2004. The Buckeyes also hold the record for highest team score on the road (223.400) set Jan. 29 against Illinois.

    "I am proud of our team's performance today," Miles Avery, Ohio State head coach said. "We showed what we are capable of when we hit on all of our routines. Setting a new NCAA record no doubt gives us a huge confidence boost as we head into the Big Ten and NCAA tournaments."

    Led by senior Randy Monahan (Elizabethtown, Pa./Central Pennsylvania Academy of Gymnastics), who posted a first-place all-around score of 56.550, the Buckeyes posted scores of 37.250 on floor, 38.100 on pommel horse and new team records of 38.350 on rings, 37.800 on vault, 37.350 on parallel bars and 38.050 on high bar.

    Monahan's all-around score ties the career high he set in 2004. Individually, Monahan claimed first on both rings (9.850) and floor (9.650), while finishing second on high bar with a score of 9.650.

    D.J. Bucher (Fr., Mason, Ohio/Queen City Gymnastics) turned in a solid performance for the Buckeyes, claiming the parallel bars title with a score of 9.800 and finishing second on pommel horse with a tally of 9.700. Sophomore Willie Ito (Huntington Beach, Calif./South Coast Gymnastics) claimed the pommel horse crown after posting a career-high mark of 9.900.

    Ron Ferris (Jr., Austintown, Ohio/Ohio Gymnastics Institute) was Ohio State's top competitor on high bar, posting a career-high score of 9.750 to place first. Freshman Dave Ortiz's (Cincinnati, Ohio/Queen City Gymnastics) 9.650 on vault placed second.

    Ohio State will be competing in the 2005 Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Championships March 25-26 in Ann Arbor, Mich., at Cliff Keen Arena. The Buckeyes will follow up the Big Ten championships with the 2005 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships in West Point, N.Y., April 7-9.
  2. CleveBucks

    CleveBucks Serenity now

    Wow, what an ass-kicking
  3. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Who better to set the record against than Meshitagain. Also nice to see an Austintown boy spankin' some ass...
  4. HineyBuck

    HineyBuck Old newb

    Article says we "edged" #4 Michigan. In gymnastics, winning by 8.5 points is more like we "smoked" #4 Michigan.

    Miles Avery is building a dynasty that may come to rival tOSU's dynasty in synchronized swimming.

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