Minnesota plans to drop Men’s Gymnastics

As feared, the Gophers look to have only one more season.

I’m sure coach Mike Burns will be looking at every option to continue the team. Somehow.

… pending approval of the Board of Regents, we will discontinue men’s indoor track and field, men’s outdoor track and field, men’s gymnastics and men’s tennis at the completion of their 2020-21 competition season. Should health and safety precautions allow, these teams will have the opportunity to compete during the 2020-21 season. …

Members of the impacted teams will continue to have access to athletic, academic and mental health support throughout their 2020-21 competition season. We will also continue to honor all existing scholarships for individuals who choose to complete their undergraduate degree at Minnesota …

An Open Letter to the University of Minnesota Athletics Community