Men's Gymnastics

Nebraska Ranked No. 3 in Big Ten Preseason Poll

The Nebraska Men's Gymnastics team was ranked No. 3 in the Big Ten preseason coaches poll announced on Wednesday.

Michigan leads the Big Ten as the No. 1 ranked team in the division for the 2024 season as the defending Big Ten Champions. The Wolverines finished 7-1 in the conference for regular season standings in 2023. 

Behind the Wolverines follows Illinois in second position, Nebraska in third, and Penn State and Ohio State rounding out the top five, respectively.

Nebraska is set to open the 2024 season at the Rocky Mountain Open on Saturday, Jan 20 at 6:00 pm CT in Colorado Springs, Colo. where they will compete against Air Force, Oklahoma, and GymACT's Rocky Mountain Pride.

Huskers Sam Phillips and Taylor Christopulos each earned a spot on the Big Ten Players to Watch List. Reigning Big Ten Gymnast of the Year Christopulos was named to the list for a third consecutive season, following his intital nomination in 2022.

2023-24 Big Ten Men's Gymnastics Preseason Poll
1.     Michigan
2.     Illinois
3.     Nebraska
4.     Penn State
5.     Ohio State
2023-24 Gymnasts to Watch

Tate Costa, So., Illinois

Brandon Dang, Fr., Illinois

Fred Richard, So., Michigan

Paul Juda, Gr., Michigan

Taylor Christopulos, Sr., Nebraska

Sam Phillips, Sr., Nebraska

Kameron Nelson, Sr., Ohio State

Parker Thackston, So., Ohio State

Josh Karnes, Jr., Penn State

Ian Raubal, So., Penn State