Friday, April 19, 2024

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

(Tribe 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 10 gymnasts as College Gymnastics Association (CGA) All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Additionally, W&M placed fifth nationally in the team standings with a combined grade point average of 3.438.   

W&M’s first-team honorees include: Alek Kuzmenchuk, Malcolm Baytop, Aidan Cuy, Mark Fu, Evan Sikra and Garrett Kasiski. Baytop and Cuy earned first-team honors all four years of their eligibility.  

Zachary Patrick, Ricky Pizem, Connor Bowman and Will Harrington 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 and 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. Illinois – 3.657 
  2. Stanford – 3.541 
  3. Penn State – 3.454 
  4. Michigan – 3.450 
  5. William & Mary – 3.438 
  6. Springfield – 3.410 
  7. Nebraska – 3.341 
  8. California – 3.201 
  9. Simpson – 3.187 
  10. Navy – 3.181 

    Honorable Mention: Ohio State, Army West Point, Oklahoma 

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