This week in Pac-12 gymnastics
Seven of eight Pac-12 gymnastics teams are ranked in the most recent national Top 25 rankings and three Pac-12 teams remain undefeated: #17 CALIFORNIA, #8 UCLA, and #4 UTAH.
Clash at the top--UCLA and UTAH: The #4 Utes will host the #8 Bruins Friday night. Last season, the two squads met five different times with UTAH winning four of those contests. The top two all-arounders in the nation--Georgia Dabriz of UTAH and Samantha Peszek of UCLA--will be featured in the match-up. This will be the first Pac-12 meet of the year for the Utes while the Bruins are already 2-0 in league competition. The meet will be carried live on Pac-12 Networks at 5 p.m. PT.
7 Pac-12 gymnastics teams ranked: Seven Pac-12 gymnastics teams are ranked in the most recent national top 25: #4 UTAH, #8 UCLA, #9 OREGON STATE, #16 STANFORD, #17 CALIFORNIA, #18 WASHINGTON, and #22 ARIZONA. The rankings are based on average team score. Seven teams in the rankings matches the highest for the Pac-12 this season.
Pac-12 dominates non-conference schedule: With the first part of the non-conference schedule over for most Pac-12 teams, the Conference is 19-6-1 vs. all other conferences in 2015. Four of the Pac-12’s non-conference losses have come at the hands of squads currently ranked in the top 15 nationally.
Upcoming Pac-12 Gymnastics Schedule:
Fri., Jan. 23
#8 UCLA at #4 UTAH 6 p.m. MT Pac-12 Networks
Sat., Jan. 24
#22 ARIZONA at #`18 WASHINGTON 4 p.m. PT
Sun., Jan. 25
ARIZONA STATE at #17 CALIFORNIA 2 p.m. PT
with San Jose State and Denver
Mon., Jan. 26
#9 OREGON STATE at #16 STANFORD 6 p.m. PT Pac-12 Networks