Cardinal corner: Men's gymnastics adds a pair


The Stanford men's gymnastics program got a little stronger with the addition of two future Cardinal performers, who committed to join the team for the 2017-18 academic year.

Stanford welcomes Trevor DiGerolamo and Thomas Lee this fall to The Farm.

Thom Glielmi
"Trevor is a tremendous addition to the team," said Cardinal coach Thom Glielmi. "He has natural strength, and with consistent training I believe he will emerge as a top ringman. He is also solid on floor exercise and vault, two events we need depth on."

Lee hails from nearby Aragon High in San Mateo. He's been training with the Stanford club team.

"We are enthused to have Thomas join the Stanford men's gymnastics family," Glielmi said. "He has made tremendous progress in the last three years, and although he was out this past season with an injury, he took advantage of that time to get stronger on rings. He will likely make the ring line-up as a freshman, and challenge on parallel bars and pommel horse."

The two will join a Stanford team coming off its 12th consecutive season in which it advanced to the NCAA finals, placing fourth overall.

Track and field

Stanford junior Marisa Kwiatkowski recorded a 41-7 1/4 triple jump during the NCAA West Preliminaries over the weekend in Austin, Texas. While that wasn't enough to qualify her for the finals, it was good enough to set the national Filipino record.

The Fil-Heritage jumper is scheduled to make her Philippines debut athe World University Games in Taipei in August.


Thirteen Cardinal received Academic All-Pac-12 honors on Tuesday. Junior Andrew Summerville was a first team selection for the second straight year, while junior Quinn Brodey, senior Tyler Thorne and junior Matt Winaker earned second team honors.

Nine others – Kris Bubic, Chris Castellanos, Mikey Diekroeger, Colton Hock, Nico Hoerner, Duke Kinamon, Jack Klein, Keith Weisenberg and Alec Wilson – were named honorable mention.

Summerville, who was also a CoSIDA Academic All-District pick for the second consecutive year, holds a 3.88 GPA and recently started a co-term in management, science and technology. He is set to graduate in three years, and has begun work on his masters. Summerville has started 12 games this season and is 5-1 with a 4.09 ERA.

Winaker joined Summerville on the CoSIDA Academic All-District team this season, and collects his second career Academic All-Pac-12 honor. A science, technology and society major, Winaker has a 3.49 GAP in science, technology and society.

Brodey maintains a 3.45 GPA as a management, science and engineering major, and was an honorable mention selection last year. Thorne made the second team for the second straight season with a 3.46 GPA as a science, technology and society major.

Brodey and Winaker have started every game this season, while Thorne leads the team with 28 relief appearances.

This is also the second career Academic All-Pac-12 honor for Castellanos, Diekroeger, Hock, Klein and Weisenberg.

Stanford (40-14, 21-9 Pac-12) posted its best regular season since 2004 and will host the NCAA Regionals for the first time since 2012.

Men's volleyball

Four members of the Stanford men's volleyball team earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic accolades, which were announced by the league today.

Jordan Ewert, Clay Jones, Kevin Rakestraw and Gabriel Vega were recognized for their combined work athletically and in the classroom. UC San Diego led the conference with nine honorees, followed by Cal Baptist (7), BYU (6) and UCLA (6).

To be eligible, students must have a 3.00 or better cumulative grade point average, be at least a sophomore academically and have spent at least one academic year at the institution and must have competed in fifty percent of their team's competition this season.


Fourteen Stanford players were named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic team – which ties the Cardinal with Oregon for honors in the 10-team conference, as announced by the MPSF.

The Cardinal has led or tied for the lead in MPSF All-Academic honors for three consecutive years.

Both IWLCA All-Region selections – Kelsey Murray and Madison O'Leary were honored, as well as all four All-MPSF selections (Elizabeth Cusick, Dillon Schoen, Murray and O'Leary).

In addition to her IWLCA and conference accolades, Murray, a psychology major, also compiled the team's highest cumulative GPA: 3.87. Players must be at least sophomores academically, play in at least 50 percent of the team's games, and have a cumulative GPA over 3.00 to be eligible.

Of those selected, Stanford had 11 players with GPA's over 3.50 through the winter quarter, including four over 3.70.

Stanford finished the year 12-6 after falling in the MPSF semifinals to No. 9 Colorado.

— Stanford Athletics


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