Feb. 16, 2007
Stanford junior David Sender has been named the NCAA Gymnast of the Week for his efforts at the 2007 Winter Cup Challenge (February 8-10).
Sender, a co-captain of the Cardinal team, and a 2006 World Championship team member, had an impressive performance in the opening round, leading the pack of 82 gymnasts with 135 points, winning both vault with a score of 16.5 and all-around with a score of 89.45. Sender also placed third on the horizontal bar with a 15.25 and seventh on the parallel bars with a 14.85.
In the final round of competition, Sender took second place in the all-around competition. He posted a combined two-day score of 176.950, while earning first place on vault with a 32.80 and tying for sixth on the still rings with a 29.70.
The Cardinal team will be in action tonight (February 16) at 7:00pm as they face off against Cal in the annual "Big Flip Off."