Reins Named To All-Big Ten First Team

April 5, 2009

Ann Arbor, MI –

Hawkeye senior Geoff Reins had a successful day Saturday in the 2009 Big Ten individual event finals, earning all-Big Ten first team accolades.

Reins was the only Hawkeye to compete during the day, posting a third place finish on floor exercise, with a final score of 14.925. He captured the Big Ten vault title after scoring a 16.125 on the event to earn him the win.

The Hawkeyes will return to action April 16-18 to compete in the 2009 NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, MN at the Sports Pavilion.

Individual Results:
Floor Exercise (top three)
1. Paul Ruggeri (Illinois) 15.625 2. Chris Cameron (Michigan) 15.025 3. Geoff Reins (Iowa) 14.925

Vault (top three)
1. Geoff Reins (Iowa) 16.125 2. Phillip Onorato (Ohio St.) 16.000 3. Nick Virbitsky (Penn St.) 15.900