Danbury, Conn. - March 28, 2017 - Springfield College Jannik Haas (San Jose, Calif.) of the men's gymnastics program has been recognized for his standout performance at the USAG Gymnastics Championships in Seattle, Wash. this past weekend, as the sophomore has earned Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Men's Gymnastics Specialist of the Week honors, announced Tuesday.
Haas, a Mathematics major at Springfield College, had an impressive weekend for the Pride, which was highlighted by an All-American performance on the parallel bars in Saturday's individual championship session. Haas produced a 13.600 en route to the first all-america honor of his young career.
Additionally, Haas helped Springfield College to a fourth-place finish in the team competition on Friday night, as he posted a 10.900 on pommel horse, a 13.700 on the parallel bars and an 11.850 on the horizontal bar.
Haas and the Pride will return to action on Saturday, April 8, when it competes in the ECAC Championships, hosted at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The meet is set to begin at 3 p.m.