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Stanford Opens Home Slate

Jan 14, 2015

Saturday, Jan. 17 • 7 p.m. (PT)
Burnham Pavilion
Admission  Tickets available at the door.
(MEET WILL SELL OUT)
Live Stats  Available via GoStanford.com
No. 4 Stanford (1-0, 1-0 MPSF)
No. 8 California (0-1, 0-1 MPSF)
Washington

STANFORD, Calif. – No. 4 Stanford will see No. 8 California for the second time in as many weeks when the teams meet Saturday at 7 p.m. (PT) in Burnham Pavilion as part of the Stanford Open.

It will be the second of five scheduled meetings between the Cardinal (1-0, 1-0 MPSF) and Golden Bears (0-1, 0-1 MPSF) this season. Washington’s club gymnastics team will also be competing, along with Elite and Level 10 qualifying gymnasts.

Stanford opened its 2015 campaign with a 429.150-425.000 victory at California this past Saturday. The Cardinal outscored the Golden Bears in five of six events and four gymnasts claimed five individual event titles.

The meet is expected to sell out and fans are encouraged to arrive early with doors opening at 6 p.m.

Follow the Action
 Live statistics will be available via GoStanford.com and fans can follow along on Twitter @StanfordMGym and #gostanford.

Cardinal Update
• Stanford opened the season with a 429.150-425.000 victory at No. 8 California. The Cardinal outscored the Golden Bears in five of six events and four gymnasts earned five individual event titles.

 Akash Modi finished first in the all-around (87.800) and floor (15.150), and tied for second on pommel horse (14.400). In an exhibition routine, Modi scored a meet-best 15.300 on parallel bars.

 Modi was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Gymnast of the Week for his performance. He earned the award four times as a freshman in 2014.

 Brian Knott placed first on pommel horse with a 14.500 and second on high bar with a 14.600.

 Sean Senters claimed a victory on vault (15.250), tied for second on floor (14.850) and contributed scores on high bar (14.450) and pommel horse (13.700).

 Michael Levy scored a meet-best 14.800 on rings and produced scores of 14.600 on vault and 14.200 on floor.

 The season-opener saw the collegiate debuts of four gymnasts, including Robert Neff, Ryan Sheppard, Gabe Flores and Wilson Patton.

Saturday’s Opponents: No. 8 California
 California gained momentum throughout its season-opening meet against Stanford and produced a 425.000. The Golden Bears outscored Stanford 71.700-68.350 on parallel bars.

 California was led by Kevin Wolting who finished first in high bar (14.900) and second in the all-around (87.750).

 Kyle Zemeir and Yordan Aleksandrov tied for first on parallel bars with scores of 14.600.

 Former Stanford assistant coach Brett McClure is in his second year as Cal’s associate head coach. McClure worked with Cardinal head coach Thom Glielmi for three seasons and was named the CGA Regional Assistant Coach of the Year in 2011.