Dec. 30, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s gymnastics team will compete in the Varsity Exhibition, its final preseason tune-up, at 2 p.m. Jan. 2 in the Steelwood Athletic Training Facility. The event pays tribute to the history and alumni of Ohio State gymnastics.

Following the competition, men’s gymnastics head coach Miles Avery is expected to name the 2005 team captains.

Earning the No. 4 spot in the 2005 pre-season coaches’ poll, the Buckeyes open the regular season with a trip to Chicago for the Windy City Invitational at 7 p.m. Jan. 8 in the UIC Physical Education Building. OSU’s home opener against Illinois-Chicago is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 22 in St. John Arena.