Arizona State Men’s Gymnastics reclaimed the GymACT team title Saturday, May 13 at the 2023 GymACT Championships in Oklahoma City, Okla.
The Sun Devils reclaimed the title after having their 14-consecutive winning streak snapped by Iowa in 2022. This year, ASU outscored second-place by nearly 15 points, posting a combined 320.200 to finish ahead of the University of Washington (305.550) and Texas Armadillos (299.050).
In individual competition, Dallas Hale of Texas Armadillos claimed all-around gold and won four out of six individual event titles. Hale took the all-around title (81.500) ahead of Northern California United’s Evan Hymanson in second (78.400) and Washington’s Bradley Stroud in third (77.200).
In apparatus finals, Hale won floor exercise (14.050), pommel horse (13.750), still rings (14.200) and parallel bars (14.600) titles. Hymanson took horizontal bar with a 13.800 while Andre Layman of Washington led the way on vault with a 14.650.
Following competition, several awards were presented to athletes and coaches. The N2 Award, given to the most-outstanding senior gymnast for their athletic and academic accolades, was presented to Jacob Biller of Temple University. Temple’s Jesse Kitzen-Ableson was recognized as the 2023 Head Coach of the Year, while Brian Kern, Rob Survick and Jeff Robinson, all of Arizona State, shared the 2023 Assistant Coach of the Year title.
N2 Award – Jacob Biller of Temple University