STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 19, 2013 – Six teams – University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, University of Illinois, Pennsylvania State University, Stanford University, and University of Iowa - advanced to the 2013 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships today at Penn State University's Recreation Hall in State College, Pa. Competition continues tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET to decide the team and all-around NCAA champions.
In the first session, led by 2012 Olympian Sam Mikulak and National Team member Adrian de los Angeles, the Michigan Wolverines posted the top score of the day, 443.850. Oklahoma, 433.850, and defending champions Illinois, 426.900, also advanced.
In the second group, Penn State posted the top score with a 436.900, followed by Stanford, 435.850, and Iowa, who posted a 426.550.
In addition to the top three teams, the top three all-around competitors and the top three for each event who are not members of one of the qualifying teams from each qualifying session held Thursday advanced to the finals.
Current senior national team members de los Angeles; Mikulak and Eddie Penev of Penfield, N.Y./Stanford, will participate in the finals.
Saturday's competition begins at 7 p.m. ET. Individual event finals take place Sunday, April 21, at 2 p.m. ET. Fans can watch all the action from the Men's NCAA Championships live on NCAA.com.
For more information on the 2013 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship, including seeding, ticket information and links to live streaming and results, click here.