Saturday, October 1, 2022

Nine W&M Men’s Gymnasts Honored as CGA All-America Scholar-Athletes

(William & Mary Athletics)

WILLIAMSBURG — The William & Mary men’s gymnastics team continued to build upon the program’s outstanding legacy of academic excellence with the selection of nine gymnasts as College Gymnastics Association (CGA) All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Additionally, W&M placed second nationally in the team standings with a combined grade point average of 3.453.

W&M’s first-team honorees include: Alek Kuzmenchuk, Malcolm Baytop, Aidan Cuy, Jonathan Irwin, Sam Piper, Sam Lee and Zachary Patrick. Reid Ross and Christian Gulotta garnered second-team distinction.

W&M’s success continues a long-standing tradition of excellence in the classroom by Tribe men’s gymnasts, as the program won the national academic team titles in 1991, 1992, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, while placing second nine times (1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2009, 2013, 2019, 2020, 2022).

Additionally, W&M has finished third on four occasions (1999, 2006, 2011, 2017).

W&M’s nine academic titles rank second, just one behind Stanford.

College Gymnastics Association’s Top 10 Academic Teams

  1. Stanford – 3.533 
  2. William & Mary – 3.453 
  3. Michigan – 3.452 
  4. Springfield – 3.416 
  5. Illinois – 3.253 
  6. California-Berkeley – 3.217 
  7. Ohio State – 3.180 
  8. Nebraska – 3.170 
  9. Navy – 3.168 
  10. Army West Point – 3.112 

    Honorable Mention: Oklahoma, Air Force, Penn State

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