Penn State men’s gymnastics: Lions win 15th straight West Point Open

From CDT staff reportsJanuary 19, 2014 

— Penn State won four of the six team rotations as the Nittany Lions captured their 15th straight West Point Open title on Friday night.

The Nittany Lions (428.1) easily won the six-team event. William & Mary (416.7) was second and host Army (413.05) was third. Penn State had the top team score in the floor exercise (74.2), rings (73.15), vault (72.55) and parallel bars (72.5).

Trevor Howard won with a 15.5 score in the floor exercise. He was also third in the rings (15.0). Preston Gail triumphed in the parallel bars with a score of 14.8.

Nestor Rodriguez was second in the parallel bars (14.7) and fifth in the rings (14.75). Matt Felleman took second in the high bar (14.4) and fifth in the vault (14.65), while Alexis Torres placed second in the rings (15.1) and third in the floor exercise (15.15).

The individual finals of the event were held late Saturday.

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