2014-2015 Springfield College Men's Gymnastics News

  • Men's Gymnastics Lands 12 CGA Scholar All-Americans, Places Second Nationally in Team GPA
    July 30, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. - July 30, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics team has been recognized by the College Gymnastics Association (CGA) for its continued excellence in both academics and athletics, as 12 student-athletes were named All-American Scholar Athletes. Additionally, the Pride finished the year ranked second in the country with a cumulative team GPA of 3.389.
  • Zirna Earns Capital One Academic All-America® Recognition
    June 09, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. - June 10, 2015 - Standout junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program continued to be recognized for his hard work both athletically and academically, as he was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® First Team on Tuesday afternoon by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Men's Gymnastics to Host Elite Gymnastics Clinic on July 11
    May 22, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. — May 22, 2015 – The Springfield College men's gymnastics team is set to host its annual Elite Gymnastics Clinic in Kresge Gym on the campus of Springfield College on July 11, 2015 at 12 p.m.
  • 12 Men's Gymnastics Student-Athletes Earn ECAC All-Academic Honors
    April 28, 2015
    Danbury, Conn. - April 30, 2015 - Twelve members of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program have been recognized for their hard work outside of the gym, as they were selected to the EasterDanbury, Conn. - April 28, 2015 - Twelve members of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program have been recognized for their hard work outside of the gym, as they were selected to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men's Gymnastics All-Academic Team.n College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men’s Gymnastics All-Academic Team.
  • Zirna Earns Prestigious Elite 89 Award for NCAA Men's Gymnastics
    April 11, 2015
    Norman, Okla - April 10, 2015 - Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.), a juniorr at Springfield College, is the co-recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2015 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championship.
  • Six Men's Gymnasts Compete In Opening Day of NCAA Championships
    April 09, 2015
    Norman, Okla. - April 9, 2015 - Six members of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program competed in the opening day of the NCAA Championships on Thursday held at the Lloyd Noble Center on the campus of the University of Oklahoma.
  • Program-Record Seven Members of Men's Gymnastics Qualify for NCAA Championships
    April 01, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. - April 1, 2015 - A program-record seven members of the men's gymnastics program will represent Springfield College on the national stage from Thursday, April 9 - Saturday, April 11 as they each qualified for the NCAA Championships to be held at the University of Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon.
  • Ryther Wins Pommel Horse Title at ECAC Championship
    March 28, 2015
    West Point, N.Y. - March 28, 2015 - Pat Ryther (Boston, Mass.) became just the fifth Springfield College men's gymnast in program history to win an ECAC Championship on the pommel horse on Saturday after registered a 15.000 at the Gross Sports Center.
  • Men's Gymnastics Places Fifth at ECAC Championships
    March 27, 2015
    West Point, N.Y. - March 27, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics team placed fifth at the 2015 ECAC Championships on Friday night after registering a team score of 406.000.
  • Men's Gymnastics Lands Six All-America Recognitions at USAG Championships
    March 21, 2015
    Colorado Springs, Colo. - March 21, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics team had four student-athletes earn a total of six All-America honors in the second day of the USAG Championships on Saturday at the Air Force Academy.
  • Men's Gymnastics Takes Fourth at USAG Championships
    March 20, 2015
    Colorado Springs, Colo. - March 20, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics team competed in the opening night of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championship on Friday evening and registered a team score of 402.400.
  • Zirna and Graff Earn ECAC Weekly Honors for the Second-Straight Week
    March 17, 2015
    Danbury, Conn. - March 17, 2015 - For the second-straight week, junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) and freshman Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.J.) have been recognized by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC), earning weekly honors after their impressive performances against Navy this past weekend.
  • Zirna Breaks Pommel Horse Record, Men's Gymnastics Drops Decision To Navy in Final Home Meet
    March 14, 2015
    Springfield, Mass.-March 14, 2015- Standout junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) set a new record in the pommel horse with a score of 15.250, but the Springfield College men's gymnastics program fell to Navy, 418.150-411.500, in its final home meet of the season on Saturday afternoon.
  • Zirna and Graff Earn ECAC Weekly Honors
    March 11, 2015
    Danbury, Conn. - March 11, 2015 - Junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) and standout freshman Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.J.) have both been recognized by the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Association (ECAC) for their impressive performances this past weekend in a meet with Army, and both picked up weekly honors.
  • Men's Gymnastics Falls To Army, 414.700-412.200
    March 08, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. – March 8, 2015 – The Springfield College men’s gymnastics team was defeated by Army on Sunday afternoon by the score of 414.700 to 412.200. Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) led the Pride with an 82.850 finish in the all-around.
  • Men's Gymnastics Registers Third-Place Finish at Army
    February 28, 2015
    West Point, N.Y. - February 28, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics program finished third in a tri-meet with Army and William & Mary, finishing with a score of 407.950 on Saturday afternoon.
  • Zirna Registers Impressive Showing at 2015 Winter Cup Challenge
    February 23, 2015
    Las Vegas, Nev. - February 23, 2015 - Performing alongside the best gymnasts in the country this past weekend, junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) competed at the 2015 United States Gymnastics (USAG) Winter Cup Challenge at the Riviera Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 21.
  • Zirna Named USAG Gymnast of the Week
    February 20, 2015
    Indianapolis, Ind. – February 20, 2015 - Standout junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program was named the USAG Collegiate Division Gymnast of the Week after his impressive performance last weekend in a meet with William & Mary.
  • Zirna to Compete at the 2015 Winter Cup Challenge
    February 18, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. - February 18, 2015 - Standout junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) of the Springfield College men's gymnastics program will travel to Las Vegas, Nev. this upcoming weekend to compete in the USA Gymnastics 2015 Winter Cup Challenge, set for Feb. 19-21 at Las Vegas’ Riviera Hotel & Casino’s Royale Pavilion.
  • Men's Gymnastics Outlasted By William and Mary, 412.3-407.8
    February 15, 2015
    Springfield, Mass. - February 15, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics program had a solid showing on Sunday afternoon in Blake Arena despite a 412.300-407.800 loss to visiting William and Mary.
  • Graff Earns ECAC Men's Gymnastics Specialist of the Week Honors
    February 10, 2015
    Danbury, Conn. - February 10, 2015 - For the second time this season, Springfield College's Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.Y.) was honored by the ECAC as he was chosen as the Corvias Men's Gymnast Specialist of the Week.
  • Men's Gymnastics Claims 2015 New England Invitational Championships
    February 08, 2015
    Springfield, Mass.-February 8, 2015- Another impressive performance from junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) helped pace the Springfield College mens gymnastics team to a first-place finish at the New England Invitational Championships at Blake Arena on Sunday evening.
  • Graff Chosen as ECAC Men's Gymnastics Rookie of the Week
    January 27, 2015
    Danbury, Conn. - January 27, 2015 - Springfield College's Chris Graff (Old Bridge, N.Y.) has been selected as the Corvias ECAC Men's Gymnast Rookie of the Week after a solid showing at the Navy Open last Saturday. The General Studies major placed fourth on rings after registering a 13.85, helping the Pride finish second as team in the four-team competition. Thanks to Graff's efforts, the Pride boosted its overall team score by more than five points from the opening week, posting a 410.45) in Annapolis.
  • Zirna's School Record Highlights Men's Gymnastics Second-Place Finish at Navy Open
    January 24, 2015
    Annapolis, Md. - January 24, 2015 - Led by Jon Zirna's (East Amherst, N.Y.) school record on the parallel bars, the Springfield College men's gymnastics team placed second at the Navy Open on Saturday afternoon after recording a team score of 410.450.
  • Zirna Leads Men's Gymnastics In Final Day of West Point Open
    January 17, 2015
    West Point, N.Y. - January 17, 2015 - Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) had a pair of standout showings to lead the Springfield College men's gymnastics team in the final day of the West Point Open on Saturday evening.
  • Men's Gymnastics Opens Season at West Point Open
    January 16, 2015
    West Point, N.Y. - January 16, 2015 - The Springfield College men's gymnastics team opened up the 2015 campaign by finishing fourth as a team at the West Point Open on Friday evening.
  • Springfield College to Host 105th Annual Gymnastics Exhibition Show
    October 02, 2014
    Springfield, Mass. - October 2, 2014 - Springfield College will host the 105th gymnastics exhibition show, Motion and Film, on Friday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m., and again on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m., at Blake Arena.
  • 105th Springfield College Gymnastics Exhibition Homeshow Right Around the Corner
    September 24, 2014
    Springfield, Mass. – September 24, 2014 – With the 105th Springfield College Gymnastics Exhibition Homeshow just weeks away, final preparations are in full force for the performances which will take place Oct. 17-18 in Blake Arena. The theme this year will be "Motion and Film".