This week in Pac-12 gymnastics
For the sixth week in a row, seven of eight Pac-12 gymnastics squads are ranked in the Top 25 nationally. #4 UTAH remains undefeated after earning their fourth-best score in school history in their meet against #11 STANFORD. The Utes are led by senior Georgia Dabritz, who leads the nation on vault and bars and is tied for fifth nationally on the floor. UTAH will face #12 OREGON STATE on Friday.
Note on Pac-12 Championships: The 2015 Pac-12 Gymnastics Championships have been relocated from Arizona State University to the University of Utah. Tickets for the Mar. 21 event will be available on utahtickets.com starting Wed., Feb. 25. Those who previously purchased tickets through Arizona State are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Utes on the vault: #4 UTAH is ranked No. 1 in the nation on the vault this week, with three Ute gymnasts raking in the top 10 nationally on the vault. Georgia Dabritz is No. 1 in the nation and Tory Wilson and Kailah Delaney are tied in tenth place.
Pac-12 non-conference success: This past weekend saw several Pac-12 squads have success against non-conference opponents. Both #19 CALIFORNIA and #22 WASHINGTON outscored Seattle Pacific, while #10 UCLA won a quad meet against #8 Nebraska, Sacramento State, and Bridgeport with a score of 197.050. The Pac-12 improved to 30-8-1 vs. other conferences this season. There is much more non-conference action to come in the month of March, highlighted by #4 UTAH taking on #6 Michigan and #9 Georgia. Other ranked teams that Pac-12 squads will take on in March include #8 Nebraska, #17 Arkansas, #18 Denver, and #21 Southern Utah.
Upcoming Pac-12 gymnastics schedule:
Fri., Feb. 27
#4 UTAH at #12 OREGON STATE P12N 7 p.m. PT
Sat., Feb. 28
#10 UCLA at ARIZONA STATE P12N 11 a.m. PT
#19 CALIFORNIA at #20 ARIZONA P12N 5 p.m. PT
Mon., Mar. 2
#22 WASHINGTON at #11 STANFORD P12N 7 p.m. PT