Midknight Robin interviews Troy Nitzky, 2-time all-american from the Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team.
Career Stats via (soonersports.com)
Competed on still rings in all 12 meets and on pommel horse in 11 of OU’s 12 meets in 2013 … Earned an event title on rings with a 15.300 at Nebraska on March 3 … Posted a career best 14.850 on pommel horse on Feb. 23 against Air Force … Scored a season high 15.450 on still rings at the Metroplex Challenge on Jan. 25.
Named an All-American on rings for the second-straight season after finishing sixth with a 14.750 in the NCAA Championship’s event finals … took third on pommel horse (14.650) and fourth on rings (15.150) at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championship on April 7 … claimed the pommel horse title against Air Force and Nebraska on March 17 with a 14.600 … boasted two of the Sooners’ top six rings scores of the season (15.450 and 15.400) … scored a career-best 14.850 on pommel horse during the team qualifier of the NCAA Championship on April 19 … earned a career-high 14.450 on parallel bars in a win over Michigan on March 10 … notched a season-best 15.450 on rings on March 3 against Stanford … competed in all 12 meets on pommel horse and rings … one of OU’s three co-captains.
Claimed first All-American honors of his career on rings (15.200) at the NCAA Championships … Tied for fourth on rings with a score of 14.600 at the Rocky Mountain Open … Finished fourth on pommel horse (14.050) and third on rings (15.250) in win over Ohio State … Finished second on pommel horse (13.850) and first on rings (15.350) in win over Minnesota and Team Texas … Placed second on rings (14.900) in win at Nebraska … Tied for third on rings in win at Stanford Open with a score of 15.300 … Tied for seventh on pommel horse (14.150) in win against Cal … Placed fifth on pommel horse (14.200) in win at Michigan … Placed second on rings with a career high 15.700 in win over Penn State and Illinois … Finished tied for fifth on rings (15.300) at the MPSF Championships.
Posted a score of 14.650 to finish fifth on rings in win against Nebraska … Posted a 14.550 on rings to place sixth against Minnesota … Posted a 14.050 to finish seventh on pommel horse in win at Ohio State … Tied for 10th in MPSF Championship on rings with a score of 14.450 on rings … Tied for 22nd on rings with a score of 14.550 at the NCAA Championships