Stanford graduate Akash Modi claimed a fourth-place finish as well as the parallel bar title Saturday at the P&G Gymnastics Championships alongside fellow Cardinal grad Eddie Penev, who placed 27th and tied for the floor and vault event titles.
Modi posted a strong showing on day one of the competition, finishing the day in second in the all-around, while leading the field in high bar (14.200) and tied for the lead (14.700) on parallel bars.
Coming off a 14.250 on floor on day one, Modi followed that with a 13.950 to finish eighth in the event. On pommel horse, Modi increased his 12.750 from day one with a 13.200 to finish 13th.
The former Cardinal was solid on rings next following a 14.600 with a 14.550 for a seventh place finish before tying for 11th on vault with a 14.200 on day one and a 13.850 on day two.
Penev stepped up on vault to tie for the event title with back-to-back 14.700 scores.
Modi continued his dominance on parallel bars from his day one score of 14.700 to improve with a 14.750 and claim the event title before closing the competition on high bar.
The day one leader on the high bar with a 14.200, Modi scored a 13.500 on day two to finish in fifth place.
Modi's fourth-place finish ties his best finish from the 2016 P&G Championship in addition to his first career event title at the championship on parallel bars.
Penev was also named to represent Team USA at the 2017 World Championships Oct 2-8 in Montreal.