Men’s Gymnastics Set to Compete at Illinois

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.- Penn State Men’s Gymnastics is hosting its first conference street meet of the year Saturday, February 4 in Illinois. The competition begins at 5 p.m. and will be streamed on Big Ten Plus.

Penn State ranks sixth in the Road to Nationals rankings and fourth in the Big Ten.

at No. 7 Illinois

  • Date: Saturday February 4, 2023 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
  • Location: Champagne, Illinois | Venue: huff hall
  • Live Stats | Regard: BTN+ ($)


Penn State lost its opening game to Nebraska last weekend, 398,000-399,550.

second grader Josh Karnes capped his career high with a first event title on parallel bars with 14,350 and a stick bonus. He also finished with a career-high on pommel horse with a score of 13,250 and a 13,600 on high bar.

Michael Jaroh posted a 14,200 to take first place on rings for the second consecutive home game and finished second on parallel bars with a score of 14,100. The Nittany Lions clichéd the top five results for silent rings. Ian Raubal finished second (14,000), Matt Underhill and Matt Cormier tied for third (13,850) and NateWarren finished fifth (13,700).

Michael Artlip tied his career-high 14.450 on vault with second place. On the floor, Artlip was second with 13,900 points while Cormier was third with 13,850 points Will Fleck finished fourth and posted a career-best score of 13,350.


Illinois clinched victory at the last meeting between the Nittany Lions and Illini in 2022. The final score of the contest was 396,550-397,250.

The Nittany Lions had their best results of the season on vault (71.65), high bar (64.400) and pommel horse (65.600). Jaroh won three individual competitions. He won straightaway on rings (14,050) and parallel bars (13,800) and tied with his teammate Chase Clingman on the pommel horse with a season best (13,600).

The all-time record between the two teams is 15-9, with Penn State having the advantage.


Illinois placed second at the Oklahoma Tri-Meet against Oklahoma and Air Force with a team score of 404,450. Connor McCool took second place on floor with a score of 14,600. Illinois got the top two results on rings, with Ashton Anaya victorious in first (14,000) and Josh Cook just behind (13,600).

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