Ackerman, Eaton Advance to NCAA Event Finals
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  04/12/2003

April 12, 2003

Sophomore Graham Ackerman and junior David Eaton will represent the fourth-ranked California squad in Sunday's NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship Event Finals, for their performances on floor and vault, respectively.

Ackerman, a p-bars All-American, landed in a three-way tie for first place on floor with a 9.600 mark. Eaton, a two-time pommel horse All-American, tied for eighth place on vault with a career best 9.325 in Saturday's event qualifiers. Eaton placed fifth in the all-around, carding a 54.475.

Eight-time All-American Cody Moore also competed in the all-around, finishing 15th with a 52.200 score.

The top eight finishers and one alternate in each event from Saturday's competition advanced to Sunday's finals.

Oklahoma was crowned the 2003 team champions on Saturday, as the Sooners' Daniel Furney captured the all-around title. Sunday's competition will award individual titles in the still rings, vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar, floor exercise and pommel horse.

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Individual Cal Results From NCAA Championships, Day 2:
Floor: T1, Graham Ackerman (9.600); 16T, David Eaton (9.050); 41, Cody Moore (8.400)
Pommel: T11, David Eaton (9.300); T29, Cody Moore (8.750)
Rings: T42, David Eaton (8.500); T42, Cody Moore (8.500)
Vault: T8, David Eaton (9.325); T10, Graham Ackerman (9.300); 33, Cody Moore (9.000)
P-Bars: T10, David Eaton (9.050); T22, Aaron Floyd (8.800); T41, Cody Moore (8.400); T46, Graham Ackerman (8.200)
H-Bar: 11, David Eaton (9.250); 15, Cody Moore (9.150); T18, Chris Rodriguez (9.000); T28, Michael Ashe (8.800); 37, Aaron Floyd (8.600)
A-A: 5, David Eaton (54.475); 15, Cody Moore (52.200)