gymnastics-men-nc flag

The Associated Press | April 11, 2014

Host Wolverines succesfully defend national title

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's Sam Mikulak won his third all-around title and the host Wolverines successfully defended their NCAA team title on Friday night.

Michigan had the lead after the first rotation and never gave it up as it claimed the school's sixth national crown. It finished with 445.05 points to top Oklahoma by more than four points. It was the fourth consecutive runner-up finish for the Sooners, who ended the competition comfortably ahead of third-place Stanford.

Mikulak led Stanford's Akash Modi by a hundredth of a point after five rotations and finished with a 15.95 in floor exercise -- the best score in the event -- to secure his sixth career individual title.

The 2012 U.S. Olympian will have a chance to become the NCAA's most decorated male gymnast on Saturday night when he returns for the individual finals in four events, including the parallel bars, which he won last season.

The college careers of the 2021 US Olympic wrestlers

Here's a close look at the collegiate careers of the men's freestyle, women's freestyle and men's Greco-Roman 2021 Olympic team members.
READ MORE

1 fun-to-watch player from every Sweet 16 team, ranked

Before the 2021 NCAA tournament continues, NCAA.com correspondent Andy Katz ranked his favorite players on each team from this year's Sweet 16 field during the March 23 episode of the March Madness 365 podcast.
READ MORE

Meet the 2021 NCAA college wrestling All-Americans

Only 80 NCAA wrestlers earn this prestigious award every year, so let's meet the eight guys in each of the ten weight classes who earned their spots on the podium.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners