Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1956-57 Year In Review

Florida State Men's Gymnastics - 1956-57 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Hartley Price, Head Coach

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1956-57 FSU Winter Sports Press Guide


1956-57 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

Newcomers from the 1956-57 FSU Winter Sports Press Guide, page 9.

Fernando Lecuona, 5-7, 145, Havana, Cuba

Les Malin, 5-8, 165, Brooklyn, NY

Larry Malmlin, 5-8, 160, Stockholm, Sweden

Jim Parker, 5-9, 163, Madison, WI

Don Powers, 5-9, 160, Hamilton, OH

Roger Webb, 5-9, 140, Hamilton, OH


1956-57 Roster - By Name

Roster from the 1956-57 FSU Winter Sports Press Guide, page 9.
L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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* Ronnie Amster         5-7   140  Sr   *    Chicago, IL
* Laird Anderson        5-7   145  Jr   **   Atlanta, GA (Druid Hills)
* Jay Ashmore           5-4   120  Sr-R *    Dallas, TX
* Larry Bestmann        5-8   165  Sr-R *    Chicago, IL (Lane Tech)
* Mirolov Ceska         5-7   150  So   *    Prague, Czechoslovakia (Chemical)
* Charles Christian     5-8   155  Sr   *    Atlanta, GA
* Chick Cicio           5-8   165  So   *    Brooklyn, NY (Boy's)
* Joe Gusic             5-10  160  Jr   **   Chicago, IL (Lindbloom)
* Fernando Lecuona      5-7   145  Fr        Havana, Cuba
* Rafael Lecuona        5-5   128  Sr   ***  Havana, Cuba
* Tom MacDonald         5-6   140  Sr   *    Brooklyn, NY
  Les Malin             5-8   165  Fr        Brooklyn, NY
* Larry Malmlin         5-8   160  Fr        Stockholm, Sweden
* Bob Murray            5-9   150  Jr   **   Boston, MA
  Jim Parker            5-9   163  Fr        Madison, WI
* Don Powers            5-9   160  So        Hamilton, OH
* Don Preisser          5-4   140  Jr   **   Denver, CO
* Don Rosansky          5-5   155  So   *    Brooklyn, NY
* Joe Taylor            5-9   140  Sr   ***  Philadelphia, PA (Germantown)
* Roger Webb            5-9   140  So        Hamilton, OH

1956-57 All-Americans

Name                     NCAA Championships
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Ronnie Amster            High Bar (2nd)
                         All-Around (7th)
                         Side Horse (7th)
                         Parallel Bars (7th)

Laird Anderson           Rope Climb (9th)

Jay Ashmore              Free Exercise (4th)
                         Tumbling (4th)
                         All-Around (8th)
                         Parallel Bars (10th)

Chick Cicio              Free Exercise (5th)

Rafael Lecuona           All-Around (6th)
                         Free Exercise (8th)
                         Side Horse (9th)

Bob Murray               High Bar (6th)
                         Free Exercise (10th)

Don Preisser             Trampoline (10th)

All-Americans -  7

1956-57 Schedules and Results

DATE
REF
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
/
 
N
MIDWEST OPEN 3rd Place
12/19
 
H
MICHIGAN STATE W 63-33
01/03
 
H
WESTERN ILLINOIS W 63-49
01/11
 
N
FLORIDA AAU
Saint Petersburg, Fl
1st Place
01/19
 
A
GEORGIA TECH T 64-64
02/08
 
H
GEORGIA TECH W 80-48
02/09
 
H
ILLINOIS-CHICAGO W 75-61
03/02
 
N
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE
Pensacola, Fl
1st Place
03/03
 
A
PENSACOLA NAS W 75-53
03/15
 
H
PENSACOLA NAS W 82-44
03/23
Ref
N
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
March 22-23, 1957, Annapolis, Md
3rd Place
04/06
 
N
GEORGIA AAU
Atlanta, Ga
1st Place
04/27
 
N
NATIONAL AAU
April 26 & 27, 1957, Chicago, Il
4th Place
EOY Stats Ref

                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
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FSU RECORD IS    6- 0-1   5- 0     1- 0-1   0- 0


NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP, 3rd place
03/23/1957, March 22-23, 1957, Annapolis, Md

                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Team Results                                                                                                                                                                                     
 1. Penn State           88.5                                                                                                                                                                           
 2. Illinois             80                                                                                                                                                                             
 3. Florida State        63.5                                                                                                                                                                           
 4. Iowa                 50                                                                                                                                                                             
 5. Army                 36                                                                                                                                                                             
 6. Michigan             32.5                                                                                                                                                                           
 7. Cal State-LA         26.5                                                                                                                                                                           
 8. Western Illinois     26                                                                                                                                                                             
 9. Pittsburgh           21.5                                                                                                                                                                           
10. Navy                 19                                                                                                                                                                             
11. Temple               13                                                                                                                                                                             
12. Michigan State       11                                                                                                                                                                             
13. California            7                                                                                                                                                                             
    Syracuse              7                                                                                                                                                                             
15. Fresno State          6                                                                                                                                                                             
    Springfield           6                                                                                                                                                                             
17. San Jose State        4                                                                                                                                                                             
18. Georgia Tech          3                                                                                                                                                                             
19. Indiana               2.5                                                                                                                                                                           
20. Minnesota             1                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Individual Results                                                                                                                                                                               
Name              Event            Place    Points                                                                                                                                                      
Ronnie Amster     Horizontal Bar    2nd        9                                                                                                                                                        
Jamile Ashmore    Free Exercise     4th        7                                                                                                                                                        
Jamile Ashmore    Tumbling          4th        7                                                                                                                                                        
Chick Cicio       Free Exercise     5th        6                                                                                                                                                        
Rafael Lecuona    All-Around        6th        5                                                                                                                                                        
Bob Murray        Horizontal Bar    6th        5                                                                                                                                                        
Ronnie Amster     All-Around        7th        4                                                                                                                                                        
Ronnie Amster     Side Horse        7th        4                                                                                                                                                        
Ronnie Amster     Parallel Bars     7th        4                                                                                                                                                        
Jamile Ashmore    All-Around        8th        3                                                                                                                                                        
Rafael Lecuona    Free Exercise     8th(t)     2.5                                                                                                                                                      
Rafael Lecuona    Side Horse        9th        2                                                                                                                                                        
Laird Anderson    Rope Climb        9th        2                                                                                                                                                        
Bob Murray        Free Exercise    10th        1                                                                                                                                                        
Don Preisser      Trampoline       10th        1                                                                                                                                                        
Jamile Ashmore    Parallel Bar     10th        1                                                                                                                                                        
Total                                         63.5