April 10, 2014
The Hawkeyes recorded an overall team score of 425.950, but were unable to advance to the team and all-around finals on Friday. Ninth-ranked California and 12th-ranked William and Mary tallied scores of 425.700 and 415.350, respectively. Top-ranked Oklahoma (440.000), fourth-ranked Stanford (433.550) and fifth-ranked Illinois (432.850) each qualified for Friday's finals.
Iowa began the day on rings and were led by sophomore and all-around competitor, Jack Boyle. Boyle placed sixth in the event with a score of 14.850. Sophomore Matt Loochtan placed seventh with a score of 14.800 and redshirt junior Lance Alberhasky placed 14th with a score of 14.500. Oklahoma's Michael Squires won the event with a score of 15.800.
Redshirt sophomore Cyrus Dobre-Mofid scored a 14.600 and tied for 12th on vault to lead the Hawkeyes. Junior William Albert placed 18th with a score of 14.500 and Loochtan placed 21st with a score of 14.400. Sean Senters of Stanford took first in the event with a 15.250.
Boyle helped improve his all-around status by tying for fourth on parallel bars with a score of 15.000. Alberhasky tied for 12th with a score of 14.600 and Dobre-Mofid placed 17th with a score of 14.400. Stanford's Brian Knott placed first in the event with a score of 15.300.
Mid-way through the session, the Hawkeyes had a running score of 216.200. Freshman Cory Paterson led that Hawkeyes on high bar as he tied for ninth with a score of 14.300. Junior Mitchell Landau took 12th with a score of 14.200, while Alberhasky tied for 13th with a score of 14.000. Paul Hichwa of Stanford won the event with a score of 15.350.
Iowa's strongest performance of the day came from Loochtan as he tied for runner-up on floor with a score of 15.350. Redshirt senior and All-American Matt McGrath tied for 12th in the event with a score of 15.000 and Dobre-Mofid placed 22nd with a score of 14.050. Senters won his second event with a score of 15.450.
On the Hawkeyes final event, sophomore Doug Sullivan continued his success on pommel horse by tying for fourth with a score of 14.900. Sophomore Del Vecchio Orozco tied for 18th with a score of 13.900, while freshman David Spanier tied for 21st with a score of 13.700. Michael Reid of Oklahoma took first with a score of 15.200.
In the all-around competition, Boyle placed fifth with an overall score of 84.450. Akash Modi of Stanford won the all-around with a score of 87.450.
The NCAA Championships will continue with team and all-around finals on Friday and individual event finals on Saturday at 6 p.m. (CT) each day. The final sessions will be shown live on the Big Ten Network with live results available at www.mgoblue.com.