Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1949-50 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1949-50 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Hartley Price, Head Coach

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1949-50 Florida State Signees/Newcomers


1949-50 Roster - By Name

L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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* Joe Calvetti                               
* Eddie Evans                      So        Altamonte Springs
* Ed Fernald                                 
* Chester Kinard                             
* Frank Leone                                
* Carmine Regna         5-4   110  Fr        Jersey City, NJ (Dickinson)
* Joe Regna             5-4   127  Fr        Jersey City, NJ (Dickinson)
* Bill Roetzheim                   Jr         (Illinois)
* Beans Stephens        5-8   160  So        Panama City
* Gene Vinik                                 
Lettermen from the 1951 FSU Football Media Guide, page 46.
From the 1950 FSU Football Media Guide, page 46.

Florida A.A.U. champions, Mid-Western Open Intercollegiate champions, Southeastern A.A.U. champions. Won 4 meets, lost 0.

Lettermen - Co-Captain Bill Roetzheim, Co-Captain Joe Calvetti, Eddie Evans, Ed Fernald, Chester Kinard, Frank Leone, Carmine Regna, Joe Regna, Howard Stephens and Gene Vinik.

Bill Roetzheim, recognized as the outstanding gymnast in the United States today, won the National A.A.U. All-Around championship, the Mid-West Open Intercollegiate All-Around championship, the Southeastern A.A.U. All-Around championship and the Florida A.A.U. All-Around championship.


1949-50 Schedules and Results

DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
02/04
 
H
INDIANA W 58-36
02/11
 
H
FLORIDA AAU 1st Place
02/18
 
H
GEORGIA TECH W 68-44
02/22
 
N
MID-WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
Chicago, Il
1st Place
02/24
 
N
ILLINOIS-NAVY PIER BRANCH
Chicago, Il
W 58-38
03/05
 
H
MARYLAND W 60.5-49.5
04/29
 
N
SOUTHEAST AAU
Atlanta, Ga
1st Place
05/06
Ref
N
NATIONAL AAU
May 5-6, 1950, Los Angeles, Ca
3rd Place
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
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FSU RECORD IS    4- 0     3- 0     0- 0     1- 0


FLORIDA STATE 58, INDIANA 36
02/04/1950, TALLAHASSEE, FL

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Side Horse:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1   Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                      
2   Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                           
3   Gene Vinik                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
High Bar:                                                                                                                                                                                               
1   Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                      
2   Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Parallel Bars:                                                                                                                                                                                          
1   Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                      
3   Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Flying Rings:                                                                                                                                                                                           
1   Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                           
2   Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Tumbling:                                                                                                                                                                                               
1   Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                      

FLORIDA STATE 68, GEORGIA TECH 44
02/18/1950, TALLAHASSEE, FL

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Rope Climb:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         
3  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Side Horse:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Gene Vinik                                                                                                                                                                                           
3  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
High Bar:                                                                                                                                                                                               
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         
3  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Parallel Bars:                                                                                                                                                                                          
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
5  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Flying Rings:                                                                                                                                                                                           
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
3  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Tumbling:                                                                                                                                                                                               
3  Eddie Evans                                                                                                                                                                                          
5  Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Trampoline:                                                                                                                                                                                             
2  Eddie Evans                                                                                                                                                                                          
5  Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           

MID-WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE, 1st place
02/22/1950, Chicago, Il

Bill Roetzheim won the side horse, high bar, parallel bars and flying rings.

FLORIDA STATE 58, ILLINOIS-NAVY PIER BRANCH 38
02/24/1950, Chicago, Il

Bill Roetzheim won the side horse, horizontal bar, parallel bars, rings and tumbling.
Joe Regna took second in side horse, third in paralle bars and second in the rings.
Carmen Regna second in parallel bars.
Gene Vinik placed third in the side horse.

FLORIDA STATE 60.5, MARYLAND 49.5
03/05/1950, TALLAHASSEE, FL

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Side Horse:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Gene Vinik                                                                                                                                                                                           
3  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
High Bar:                                                                                                                                                                                               
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         
5  Howard Stephens                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Parallel Bars:                                                                                                                                                                                          
1  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
2  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
4  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Rope Climb:                                                                                                                                                                                             
3  Chester Kinard                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Flying Rings:                                                                                                                                                                                           
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Carmine Regna                                                                                                                                                                                        
4  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Tumbling:                                                                                                                                                                                               
1  Eddie Evans                                                                                                                                                                                          
4t Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Trampoline:                                                                                                                                                                                             
4  Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                   

SOUTHEAST AAU, 1st place
04/29/1950, Atlanta, Ga

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Parallel Bars:                                                                                                                                                                                          
1  Bill Roetheim                                                                                                                                                                                        
2  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
3  Carmen Regna                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Flying Rings:                                                                                                                                                                                           
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
2  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
4  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         
5  Carmen Regna                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Tumbling:                                                                                                                                                                                               
2  Eddie Evans                                                                                                                                                                                          
4  Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Trampoline:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1  Ed Fernald                                                                                                                                                                                           
4  Eddie Evans                                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Rope Climb:                                                                                                                                                                                             
2  Carman Regna                                                                                                                                                                                         
4  Chester Kinard                                                                                                                                                                                       
6  Joe Calvetti                                                                                                                                                                                         

NATIONAL AAU, 3rd place
05/06/1950, May 5-6, 1950, Los Angeles, Ca

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
All-Around:                                                                                                                                                                                             
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
9  Joe Regna                                                                                                                                                                                            
10 Carmen Regna                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Horizontal Bar:                                                                                                                                                                                         
1  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Side Horse:                                                                                                                                                                                             
4  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Parallel Bars:                                                                                                                                                                                          
5  Bill Roetzheim                                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Long Horse:                                                                                                                                                                                             
6  Bill Roetzheim