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Best of Both Worlds

Aug 26, 2022

STANFORD, Calif. - Winners of three straight national titles, Stanford men's gymnastics added a fourth consecutive College Gymnastics Association's national academic team championship. The academic team title is the 10th for the Cardinal since the inception of the team award in 1991. Stanford managed a 3.533 team GPA to capture the top honor.

This year marks the fifth time in history that a program has garnered both the national title and academic title – with Stanford managing the feat four times (2009, 2019, 2021, 2022). Michigan also took both ends of the championship in 2010.

William & Mary finished second with Michigan taking third place. Springfield and Illinois were fourth and fifth respectively with California, Ohio State, Nebraska, Navy, and Army West Point rounding out the top 10. The College Gymnastics Association's top 10 academic teams for men's gymnastics are:

  1. Stanford – 3.533
  2. William & Mary – 3.453
  3. Michigan – 3.452
  4. Springfield – 3.416
  5. Illinois – 3.253
  6. California – 3.21
  7. Ohio State – 3.180
  8. Nebraska – 3.170
  9. Navy – 3.168
  10. Army West Point – 3.112

Honorable Mention: Oklahoma, Air Force, Penn State

The CGA has also honored 97 individual gymnasts as 2022 First Team All-America Scholar-Athletes for attaining a 3.5 grade point average or higher and 41 Second Team All-America Scholar-Athletes for attaining a grade point average between 3.499 and 3.2.

First Team
4.0 GPA: Michael Artlip, Penn State; Andrew Brower, Ohio State; Ian Dinmore, Navy; Christopher Osgood, Stanford

3.999-3.90 GPA: Mark Berlaga, Stanford; Alan Camillus, Oklahoma; J.R. Chou, Stanford; Casey Cummings, Michigan; Aleksandr Kuzmenchuk, William & Mary; Ian Lasic-Ellis, Stanford; Will Lavanakul, California-Berkeley; Vishal Mandava, Navy; Moritz Mueller, Nebraska; Sam Phillips, Nebraska; Dominic Ramalho, Springfield; Matthew Rosendahl, Navy; Blake Sun, Stanford; Christian Wilkey, Springfield; David Willett, Michigan; Dylan Young

3.899-3.80 GPA: Arthur Ashton, Ohio State; Malcolm Baytop, William & Mary; Joseph Buselmeier, Army West Point; Andrae Butler, Springfield; Dylan Colangelo, Springfield; Aidan Cuy, William & Mary; Maksim Farkhadau, Illinois; Alan Gerdov, Michigan; Ian Gunther, Stanford; Donovan Hewitt, Ohio State; Chris Hiser, Nebraska; Yan Inhaber-Courchesne, Illinois; Jonathan Irwin, William & Mary; Paul Juda, Michigan; Kyle Lukaesko, Springfield; Eric Lung, Penn State; Connor McCool, Illinois; Luke McFarland, Stanford; Curran Phillips, Stanford; Rithik Puri, Michigan; Jadon Roberson, Ohio State; Tyler Rockwood, Ohio State; Dexter Roettker, Ohio State; Kyle Shuttle, Michigan; Nate Warren, Penn State; William Welsby, Springfield

3.799-3.70 GPA: Matthew Browne, Springfield; Charles Kramer, Springfield; Riley Loos, Stanford; Nick Mock, Penn State; Bryan Perla, Stanford; Daniel Simmons, Oklahoma; Connor van Loo, Navy; Virgil Watkins, Michigan

3.699-3.60 GPA: Harrison Andary, Ohio State; Patrick Armstrong, Army West Point; Jake Bonnay, Nebraska; Noah Dhaliwal, Springfield; David Handron, Springfield; Kalvin Kingshill, Army West Point; Dylan Kolak, Illinois; Yu-Chen Lee, California-Berkeley; Evan Manivong, Illinois; Logan McGlynn; Charlie Miles, Air Force; Lais Najjar, Michigan; Kameron Nelson, Ohio State; Brandon Nguyen, Stanford; Samuel Piper, William & Mary; Jackson Pophal, Army West Point; Colin Stenger, Michigan; Colt Walker, Stanford

3.599-3.50 GPA: Javier Alfonso, Michigan; Beckett Anderson, Air Force; Andrew Bitner, Stanford; Syam Buradagunta, Navy; Casimir Buske, Navy; Curtis Chang, Ohio State; Taylor Christopulos, Nebraska; Emre Dodanli, Oklahoma; Eric Engelke, Navy; Noah Everett, Air Force; Michael Fletcher, Illinois; Aidan Giusti, California-Berkeley; Dillan King, Nebraska; Nick Kuebler, Stanford; Samuel Lee, William & Mary; Thomas Lee, Stanford; Christian Marsh, William &Mary; Clay Mason-Stephen, Illinois; Miles Miller, Michigan; Zachary Patrick, William & Mary; Christopher Scales, California-Berkeley; Derek Schlagenhauf, Penn State; Matthew Szot, Stanford; Jesse Tyndall, Ohio State; Joshua Williams, Navy

Second Team 
3.499-3.40 GPA: Hamish Carter, Illinois; Josh Cook, Illinois; Alex Fitzgerald, Springfield; Felix Kriedemann, Springfield; Evan Kriley, Nebraska; Dylan LeClair, Nebraska; Dhiren Lucthman, Navy; Hunter Mamawal, Army West Point; Logan McKeown, Michigan; Colton O'Brien, Springfield; Christopher Reed, Michigan; Reid Ross, William & Mary; Tyler Shimizu, California-Berkeley; Ian Skirkey, Illinois; Timothy Templeton, Springfield; Blake Wilson, Stanford; Landon Wu, California- Berkeley

3.399-3.30 GPA: Cred Bold, Michigan; Joshua Corona, Oklahoma; Cooper Giles, Nebraska; Christian Gulotta, William & Mary; Khalil Jackson, Nebraska; Tomohiro Kawada, Ohio State; Angel Leon, Ohio State; Steven Lukasik, Michigan; Mitchell Monahan, Army West Point; Noah Sano, California-Berkeley; Markus Shears, Michigan; Edward Yao, Michigan

3.299-3.20 GPA: Alexander Brown, Navy; Liam Doherty-Herwitz, Nebraska; Brigham Frentheway, Oklahoma; Juan Gomez, Springfield; Sabastian Gordon, Navy; Cesar Gracia, Oklahoma; Brody Malone, Stanford; Noah Newfeld, California-Berkeley; David Pochinka, Illinois; Robbie Shamp, Penn State; Oliver Zavel, Air Force

Seven gymnasts have been designated First Team Academic All-America Scholar-Athletes by the College Gymnastics Association for all four years of their eligibility: Andrew Brower, Ohio State; Curtis Chang, Ohio State; Kyle Lukaesko, Springfield; Clay Mason-Stephens, Illinois; Christopher Osgood, Stanford; Dexter Roettker, Ohio State; Christian Wilkey, Springfield