This week in Pac-12 gymnastics
For the fourth week in a row, seven of eight Pac-12 gymnastics squads are ranked in the Top 25 nationally. UTAH moved up to #3 and remains undefeated after a 197.825 score in their meet against ARIZONA STATE. Two Utes scored perfect 10.0s on the vault to set the tone of the meet.
UTAH’s Georgia Dabritz and UCLA’s Samantha Peszek are ranked #1 and #2 respectively in the national all-around rankings again this week. Additionally, two Pac-12 gymnasts are ranked in the top five nationally in every event.
More Pac-12 vault perfection: UTAH’s Tory Wilson and Georgia Dabritz became the second and third Pac-12 gymnasts to score perfect 10.0s on the vault this season when they earned back-to-back 10.0s in the Utes’ meet against ARIZONA STATE. STANFORD freshman Elizabeth Price earned a 10.0 on the vault earlier this season. Six Pac-12 gymnasts rank in the top 25 vaulters in the nation including Dabritz at No. 2, Price at No. 4, and Wilson at No. 9.
Pac-12 in the rankings: Pac-12 gymnasts are ranking near the top of the charts in every event this week. There are two Pac-12 gymnasts ranked in the top five in each event, including No. 1 Georgia Dabritz and No. 2 Samantha Peszek leading the all-around nationally. On vault, Dabritz is No. 2 and Elizabeth Price of STANFORD is No.4. On the bars, Dabritz is No. 3 and Peszek is No. 5. On the beam, Peszek ranks second and STANFORD’s Ivana Hong is No. 5. Finally, on the floor, Dabritz leads the nation and CALIFORNIA’s Toni-Ann Williams ranks fourth.
Golden Bears making history: #20 CALIFORNIA defeated #16 STANFORD for the first time in a dual meet since 1996 on Sunday. Freshman Toni-Ann Williams also rewrote the Golden Bears’ record books for the second week in a row with her 9.975 on the floor. The Golden Bears also defeated the Cardinal earlier this season in the NorCal Classic to open the season. The Bears’ now boast an impressive 11-1 record.
Upcoming Pac-12 gymnastics schedule:
Fri., Feb. 13
#10 OREGON STATE at #20 CALIFORNIA 7 p.m. PT
Sat., Feb. 14
#3 UTAH at #17 WASHINGTON P12N 4 p.m. PT
#13 UCLA at #16 STANFORD P12N 4 p.m. PT
Mon., Feb. 16
ARIZONA STATE at #19 ARIZONA P12N 7 p.m. MT
Wed 1/17 | 6:00pm PTLive
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