Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1950-51 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1950-51 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Hartley Price, Head Coach

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1950-51 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Joe Gusic, 5-10, 160, Chicago, IL

Dick Gutting, 5-9, 140, Chicago, IL

Jack Miles, 5-6, 135, Philadelphia, PA

Jack Sharp, 5-11, 143, Philadelphia, PA

Pat Signorelli, 5-6, 146, Jersey City, NJ

Larry Weston, 5-6, 138, Marianna


1950-51 Roster - By Name

L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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  Joe Calvetti                          *    
* Ed Fernald                            *    
* Joe Gusic             5-10  160  Fr        Chicago, IL (Lindbloom)
* Dick Gutting          5-9   140  Fr        Chicago, IL
* Chester Kinard                        *    
* Jack Miles            5-6   135  Fr        Philadelphia, PA (Germantown)
* Dick Platt                                 
* Carmine Regna         5-4   110  So   *    Jersey City, NJ (Dickinson)
* Joe Regna             5-4   127  So   *    Jersey City, NJ (Dickinson)
* Bill Roetzheim                   Sr   *     (Illinois)
* Jack Sharp            5-11  143  So        Philadelphia, PA (Illinois)
* Pat Signorelli        5-6   146  Fr        Jersey City, NJ (Dickinson)
* Scotty Stanton                             
* Beans Stephens        5-8   160  Jr   *    Panama City
* Bill Vrettos                               
* Harmer Weichel                   Jr        Jacksonville
* Larry Weston          5-6   138  Fr        Marianna (Marianna)
Lettermen from the 1951 FSU Football Media Guide, page 46.

1950-51 All-Americans

Name                     NCAA Championships
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Carmine Regna            High Bar (4th)

Bill Roetzheim           High Bar (1st)
                         All-Around (1st)
                         Parallel Bars (3rd)
                         Side Horse (3rd)
                         Flying Rings (6th)

All-Americans -  2

1950-51 Schedules and Results

DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
01/13
 
H
FLORIDA AAU 1st Place
01/20
 
A
MARYLAND W 62-49
01/21
 
A
ARMY
Tri-Meet
L 43-53
01/21
 
N
DELAWARE
Tri-Meet, West Point, NY
W 64-32
01/22
 
A
NAVY L 45-51
02/10
 
A
GEORGIA TECH W 70.5-40.5
03/25
 
N
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
Chapel Hill, NC
1st Place
03/31
Ref
N
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
March 30-31, 1951, Ann Arbor, Mi
1st Place
04/23
 
N
SOUTHEASTERN AAU CHAMPIONSHIPS
Atlanta, Ga
1st Place
05/05
Ref
N
NATIONAL AAU
May 4-5, 1951, Detroit, Mi
1st Place
EOY Stats Ref

                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
------------------------------------------------
FSU RECORD IS    3- 2     0- 0     2- 2     1- 0


From the 1951 FSU Football Media Guide, page 46.

1951 - National A.A.U. champions; National N.C.A.A. champions; Southeastern A.A.U. champions; Southern Intercollegiate Gymnastic League champions; Florida A.A.U. champions. Won 3, lost 2 dual meets.

Lettermen - Captain Bill Roetzheim, Eddie Fernald, Joe Gusic, Dick Gutting, Chester Kinard, Jack Miles, Dick Platt, Carmine Regna, Joe Regna, Jack Sharp, Pat Signorelli, Scotty Stanton, Beans Stephens, Bill Vrettos, Larry Weston, Harmer Weichel.

Bill Roetzheim won National A.A.U. All-around championship and tied for first on the sidehorse and horizontal bar. Roetzheim also won the National N.C.A.A. All-around and high bar titles. Jack Miles won the National A.A.U. flying rings title.

FLORIDA STATE 62, MARYLAND 49
01/20/1951, COLLEGE PARK, MD

Side Horse: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 3. Joe Regna
High Bar: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Carmine Regna, 4. Bill Vrettos
Parallel Bars: 1. Carmine Rega, 3. Joe Regna, 4. Bill Vrettos
Flying Rings: 1. Joe Regna, 2. Carmine Regna
Tumbling: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Dick Platt, 3. Ed Fernald
Trampoline: 1. Ed Fernald
Rope Climb: 1. Carmine Regna


ARMY 53, FLORIDA STATE 43
01/21/1951, WEST POINT, NY, Tri-Meet

Side Horse: 1. Bill Roetzheim
High Bar: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 3. Bill Vrettos
Parallel Bars: 1. Carmine Regna, 3. Joe Regna
Flying Rings: 3. Joe Regna, 4. Carmine Regna
Tumbling: 2. Bill Roetzheim, 4. Dick Platt

NAVY 51, FLORIDA STATE 45
01/22/1951, ANNAPOLIS, MD

Side Horse: 1. Bill Roetzheim
High Bar: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 3. Carmine Regna
Parallel bar: 2. Carmine Regna, 3. Joe Regna
Flying Rings: 2. Joe Regna
Tumbling: 2. Bill Roetzheim, 3. Dick Platt

FLORIDA STATE 70.5, GEORGIA TECH 40.5
02/10/1951, ATLANTA, GA

Rope Climb: 3. Carmine Regna
Side Horse: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Joe Regna
High Bar: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Carmine Regna
Parallel Bars: 1. Carmine Regna, 2. Joe Regna, 3. Bill Vrettos
Rings: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Joe Regna, 3. Carmine Regna
Tumbling: 1. Bill Roetzheim, 2. Dick Platt
Trampoline: 3. Ed Fernald

SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE, 1st place
03/25/1951, Chapel Hill, NC

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
1. Florida State   69                                                                                                                                                                                   
2. Georgia Tech    35                                                                                                                                                                                   
3. Duke            30                                                                                                                                                                                   
4. Maryland        24                                                                                                                                                                                   
5. North Carolina                                                                                                                                                                                       
Side Horse: 1. Joe Regna, 4. Carmine Regna, 6. Bill Vrettos
Horizontal Bar: 1. Carmine Regna, 3. Joe Regna, 5. Bill Vrettos
Parallel Bars: 2. Carmine Regna, 3. Joe Regna, 4. Bill Vrettos
Flying Rings: 1. Carmine Regna, 4. Joe Regna
Tumbling: 1. Dick Platt
All-Around: 1. Carmine Regna, 2. Joe Regna, 3. Bill Vrettos

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP, 1st place
03/31/1951, March 30-31, 1951, Ann Arbor, Mi

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
 1. Florida State       26                                                                                                                                                                              
 2. Illinios            23.5                                                                                                                                                                            
    Southern California 23.5                                                                                                                                                                            
 4. Navy                18.5                                                                                                                                                                            
 5. Kent State          17                                                                                                                                                                              
 6. Syracuse            16                                                                                                                                                                              
 7. Michigan State      13.5                                                                                                                                                                            
 8. Army                 9.5                                                                                                                                                                            
 9. Michigan             8.5                                                                                                                                                                            
10. Temple               7                                                                                                                                                                              
11. Penn State           5                                                                                                                                                                              
12. California           2                                                                                                                                                                              
13. Minnesota            1                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Name              Event             Place   Points                                                                                                                                                      
Bill Roetzheim    All-Around        1st        7                                                                                                                                                        
Bill Roetzheim    High Bar          1st        7                                                                                                                                                        
Bill Roetzheim    Parallel Bars     3rd        4                                                                                                                                                        
Bill Roetzheim    Side Horse        3rd        4                                                                                                                                                        
Carmine Regna     High Bar          4th        3                                                                                                                                                        
Bill Roetzheim    Flying Rings      6th        1                                                                                                                                                        
Total                                         26                                                                                                                                                        

SOUTHEASTERN AAU CHAMPIONSHIPS, 1st place
04/23/1951, Atlanta, Ga

Side Horse: 1. Pat Signorelli, 2. Jack Miles, 4. Joe Gusic
High Bar: 1. Joe Calvetti, 4. Jack Miles
Parallel Bars: 2. Jack Sharp, 3. Jack Miles, 4. Pat Signorelli
Flying Rings: 1. Jack Miles, 2. Jack Sharp, 4. Pat Signorelli
Tumbling: 2. Dick Gutting, 3. Larry Weston
Trampoline: 1. Dick Gutting, 4. Larry Weston
Rope Climb: 4. Chester Kinard
All Around: 1. Jack Miles, 3. Jack Sharp, 4. Pat Signorelli

NATIONAL AAU, 1st place
05/05/1951, May 4-5, 1951, Detroit, Mi

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
1. Florida State            53                                                                                                                                                                          
2. American Turners, Bronx  23.5                                                                                                                                                                        
3. Southern California      20                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Individual Results                                                                                                                                                                                      
Name              Event              Place    Points                                                                                                                                                    
Jack Miles        Flying Rings       1st         7                                                                                                                                                      
Bill Roetzheim    All-Around         1st         7                                                                                                                                                      
Bill Roetzheim    High Bar           1st(t)      6                                                                                                                                                      
Bill Roetzheim    Side Horse         1st(t)      6                                                                                                                                                      
Bill Roetzheim    Parallel Bars      2nd         5                                                                                                                                                      
Joe Regna         Parallel Bars      3rd         4                                                                                                                                                      
Jack Sharp        Flying Rings       3rd(t)      3.5                                                                                                                                                    
Joe Regna         Flying Rings       3rd(t)      3.5                                                                                                                                                    
Bill Roetzheim    Free Calisthenics  4th         3                                                                                                                                                      
Scotty Stanton    Indian Clubs       4th         3                                                                                                                                                      
Joe Gusic         Indian Clubs       5th         2                                                                                                                                                      
Carmen Regna      High Bar           5th         2                                                                                                                                                      
Jack Miles        Long Horse         6th         1                                                                                                                                                      
Total                                           53