CHICAGO – For the eighth consecutive year, BTN will televise seven winter Big Ten Championships, including wrestling, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s indoor track & field and men’s and women’s gymnastics.
Michigan claimed the 2014 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championship and Wolverine Sam Mikulak won his third all-around crown at the University of Michigan’s Crisler Center on Friday night. This is the Wolverines’ second consecutive national championship and their sixth program title, including three in the past five years. The Big Ten has now claimed four titles in the past five years.
Individual event winners were crowned on the second day of the Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics Championships, which concluded with the conference office announcing the All-Big Ten teams and postseason award winners. Event titles were claimed by gymnasts from four schools, including three championships from Ohio State and one each from Illinois, Minnesota and Penn State.
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The Michigan men’s gymnastics team captured the 2014 Big Ten Championship Friday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The title marks the Wolverines’ second consecutive crown and 17th overall.
Michigan earned the 2014 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships title on Saturday, securing its 20th title and first since 2011. The Wolverines tallied 197.550 points en route to the team title, followed by Nebraska in second place with 196.950. Minnesota finished in third with 196.675 points, Illinois placed fourth with 196.625 and Penn State rounded out the top five with 196.475 points.
The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championships is Saturday at Penn State with eight conference teams competing in one of two sessions.. The team with the highest score, regardless of the session, will win the Big Ten Championship. The two sessions are based on the results of the Big Ten quad meets last weekend. You can track it all live via GoPSUsports.com, and both sessions will be broadcast live on BTN/BTN2Go.
Minnesota and Nebraska clinched a share of the regular-season Big Ten Women’s Gymnastics Championship after finishing with 6-1 Big Ten records. The Golden Gophers placed first in their Big Ten quad meet versus Iowa, Michigan and Penn State after scoring 196.700 points, while Nebraska recorded 197.050 points in its quad meet against Illinois, Michigan State and Ohio State.