De Los Angeles Rides Pommel Horse Title to Winter Cup Finals
Adrian de los Angeles

Feb. 21, 2014

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Site: Las Vegas, Nev. (Las Vegas Sports Center)
Event: Winter Cup Challenge (Prelims)
U-M Team Result: No Team Scoring
Next U-M Meet: Saturday, Feb. 22 -- at Winter Cup Challenge - Finals (Las Vegas, Nev.), 7:15 p.m. PST

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Juniors Adrian de los Angeles (Long Beach, Calif./Millikan) and Stacey Ervin (Taylor, Mich./Truman) of the No. 2-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team were in action during day one of the 2014 Winter Cup Challenge on Thursday (Feb. 20) at the Riviera Hotel. De los Angeles sits in ninth place in the all-around competition (81.75), while 2015 signee Marvin Kimble leads the all-around competition with an 86.20. All three will advance to the Winter Cup finals on Saturday night.

De los Angeles took first on both parallel bars (15.55) and pommel horse (15.15) in session II as well as eighth on vault with a 14.80. The parallel bar score was the highest of each session.

Ervin took second in his session with a 15.25 on floor and fifth on vault with a 14.90. His top-10 finishes were rounded out by an eighth-place mark on parallel bars of 14.25.

Kimble had four top-five placements on the session, taking fourth on floor, fifth on pommels and third on still rings and parallel bars.

Fellow 2014 signees Dmitri Belanovski (79.75) took 12th in session II in the all-around, with Marty Strech (77.95) took 17th in the same session.

Competition concludes with the Winter Cup Challenge finals on Saturday (Feb. 22) at 7:15 p.m. PST; the top 42 athletes, according to the men's program points system, including Kimble, de los Angeles and Ervin, will compete.

Event-By-Event U-M Individual Scores

Floor Exercise
  2. Stacey Ervin            15.25
 14. Adrian de los Angeles   13.80
Pommel Horse
  1. Adrian de los Angeles   15.15
 27. Stacey Ervin            10.85
Still Rings
 29. Adrian de los Angeles   11.70
  5. Stacey Ervin            14.90
  8. Adrian de los Angeles   14.80
Parallel Bars
  1. Adrian de los Angeles   15.55
  8. Stacey Ervin            14.25
High Bar
 20. Stacey Ervin            13.10
 27. Adrian de los Angeles   11.80
All Around
  9. Adrian de los Angeles   81.75

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