Dec. 8, 2016
Columbus, Ohio – The Buckeyes will kick off their 2016-17 season on Saturday (Dec. 10) at 2 p.m. with their annual Scarlet and Gray Intrasquad.
Ohio State enters the season ranked third in the College Gymnastics Association Preseason Coaches’ Poll. 19 athletes will suit up on Saturday and all six events will be contested. Admission is free and fans are encouraged to attend to simulate a meet-like atmosphere for the athletes.
The Buckeyes have four All-Americans returning from last year’s third-place showing at the NCAA Championships. 2016 Big Ten Gymnast of the Year and All-American, Sean Melton, will look to lead the Scarlet and Gray back to the NCAA Championships. Other All-Americans returning include Alec Yoder, Seth Delbridge and Alex Wilson.
The rosters and events schedule for each athlete are listed below. Team Scarlet will start on rings, while Team Gray will begin on the vault.
Michael Chan – Floor, High Bar
Chris Coombs – Floor, Rings
Joey Bonanno – Floor, Vault
Seth Delbridge – Floor, PH, Rings, Vault, PB, HB
Jake Dastrup – Floor, Vault, Parallel Bars
Sean Melton – Floor, Vault
David Szarvas – Pommel Horse
Robert Costea – Pommel Horse, Rings
Brandon Jacoby – Pommel Horse
Ryan Lemezis – Rings
Andrew Rickly – Parallel Bars, High Bar
Coleson Stodghill – High Bar
Paris McGee Jr. – Floor, Vault
Meyer Williams – Floor, Parallel Bars, High Bar
Jake Martin – Floor, PH, Rings, Vault, PB, HB
Tristan Burke – Floor, PH, Rings, Vault, PB, HB
Andrew Brower – PH, Rings, PB, HB
Evan Bluemel – Pommel Horse
Alec Yoder – Pommel Horse, Vault