Feb. 26, 2012
Site: Palo Alto, Calif. (Burnham Pavilion),
Score: #4 Stanford 351.050, #8 Michigan 341.700
Record: U-M (6-5)
Next U-M Meet: Saturday, March 10 -- at Oklahoma (Norman, Okla.), 7 p.m. CST
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The No. 8-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team fell to the No. 4-ranked Stanford Cardinal, 351.050-341.700, on Sunday (Feb. 26) at the Burnham Pavilion. Sophomore Sam Mikulak (Corona del Mar, Calif./Corona del Mar) led the U-M individual effort with runner-up finishes on vault and parallel bars, while the Wolverines collected a season-high road score of 341.700.
U-M began the meet on floor, scoring a 59.15, as freshman Adrian de los Angeles (Long Beach, Calif./Millikan) earned a second-place 15.30 on the exercise, while Mikulak was second in the Michigan effort with a 14.70.
Rotation two saw U-M head to pommel horse, where Wolverines held down the 3-4-5 spots in the event, as sophomore Michael Myler (North Orem, Utah/Timpanogos) took third with a 14.80, de los Angeles followed in fourth with a 14.45 and sophomore Dylan James (Valencia, Calif./William S. Hart) notched a 14.35 to hold down the No. 5 spot.
Still rings saw sophomore Alex Bubnov (Fanwood, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood) tally a 14.45 to take fourth in the event, while Mikulak took second on vault (15.05) and sophomore Kevin Fraser (Austin, Tex./Cedar Park) tied for fourth (14.85) as the Wolverines scored a 58.90 on the table.
Mikulak added his second runner-up accolade on parallel bars with a 14.90, while de los Angeles followed in third with a 14.70 as the Maize and Blue collected a team score of 54.85. The final rotation on the afternoon resulted in the Wolverines scoring a 55.35, which was spearheaded by de los Angeles' 14.00 on the apparatus.
The Wolverines hit the road once again on Saturday (March 10), traveling to Norman, Okla., to take on the Oklahoma Sooners from Howard McCasland Field House. The meet is slated for a 7 p.m. CST start.
Event-By-Event U-M Individual Scores
Kevin Fraser 14.50
Hub Humphrey 13.00
Rohan Sebastian 14.65
Sam Mikulak 14.70
Adrian de los Angeles 15.30 (2)
Stacey Ervin 14.40
Matt Freeman 12.70
A.J. Schottstaedt 13.45
Michael Myler 14.80 (3)
Sam Mikulak 12.90
Adrian de los Angeles 14.50 (4)
Dylan James 14.35 (5)
Garrett Hamers 12.70
Matt Freeman 13.85
Alex Bubnov 14.45 (4)
Jordan Gaarenstroom 13.80
Adrian de los Angeles 14.00 (t5)
Sam Mikulak 13.85
Michael Myler 14.15
Kevin Fraser 14.85 (t4)
Rohan Sebastian 14.40
Sam Mikulak 15.05 (2)
Adrian de los Angeles 14.60
Stacey Ervin 13.95
Alex Bubnov 12.65
Dylan James 11.05
Mark Panhorst 12.60
Michael Myler 12.10
Adrian de los Angeles 14.70 (3)
Sam Mikulak 14.90 (2)
Stacey Ervin 12.00
Taylor Harrower 13.90
Matt Freeman 13.70
Michael Myler 13.75
Adrian de los Angeles 14.00 (4)
Sam Mikulak 12.90
Adrian de los Angeles 87.10 (2)
Sam Mikulak 84.30 (3)
N O T E S
The meet served as U-M first away dual meet of the season, as the previous were the Windy City Invite, as well as the Oklahoma/Illinois meet.
The meet against the Sooners will be the final away dual of the season for U-M.
The loss marks the second straight season that the Wolverines have fallen to the Cardinal.
Junior Garret Hamers made his career debut on rings, scoring a 12.70
Contact: Scott Kemps (734) 763-4423