Modi Earns National Honor
STANFORD, Calif. – No. 4 Stanford men’s gymnast Akash Modi was named the College Gymnastics Association Gymnast of the Week, as announced by the organization Thursday.
Modi claimed individual victories in the all-around and floor to lead Stanford to a season-opening victory at No. 8 California. He went 87.800 in the all-around and 15.150 on floor to place first, and scored 14.400 on pommel horse to tie for second. In an exhibition routine, Modi scored a meet-best 15.300 on parallel bars.
Modi was a four-time CGA Gymnast of the Week as a freshman in 2014.
Stanford and Modi will look to keep their momentum going this Saturday when it plays host to California and Washington as part of the Stanford Open.