March 11, 2005
Berkeley - The No. 6 Golden Bears men's gymnastics team defeated No. 14 Temple, 220.95-210.425. The score of 220.95 is a season high for California, eclipsing their previous high of 219.775 recorded March 6 against Stanford.
Senior co-captain and two-time NCAA Champion (floor exercise and vault) Graham Ackerman had another stellar performance for the Bears, placing first in both the floor exercise (9.85) and vault (9.7). Ackerman's 9.85 on the floor is a career best.
Fellow senior Jay Yee was equally impressive in what will be the final regular season home appearance for both seniors. Yee finished first on rings (9.8), second on pommel (9.15) and third on vault (9.35).
Freshman Colin Christ continues to be a major force for Cal, finishing first on pommel (9.6), parallel bars (9.35) and tying for first on the high bar (9.1)
The Bears next compete in the MPSF Conference Championships, March 25-26 in Norman, OK.
Team Scores 1. California, 220.95 2. Temple, 210.425