March 3, 2007
CHAMPAIGN, IL – The University of Iowa men’s gymnastics team fell to Illinois Saturday, 214.950-209.500.
Iowa won three events, pommel horse, vault and the all-around. On pommel horse, Jacob Becker took first, scoring 9.15, on vault, Geoff Reins finished first (9.35) and Jonathan Buese was first in the all-around. Reins also led the Hawkeyes on floor, placing second (9.4) . Dustin Cranmer tied for fourth in the event, scoring a 9.2.
Iowa will travel to Stanford, CA, to compete in a triangular meet with Stanford and Penn State March 10. The meet is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Final Team ScoresTeam Floor Pommel Horse Rings Vault Parallel Bars Horizontal Bar TotalIllinois 37.050 34.250 37.550 35.350 34.950 35.800 214.950Iowa 36.300 33.800 36.800 34.400 33.350 34.850 209.500