Gym Devils Set For Evening Session at Pac-12s
TEMPE, Ariz. – For the first time, No. 11 Sun Devil Gymnastics is competing in the night session of the Pac-12 Championships this Saturday at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, after the Gym Devils earned a No. 3 seed with the third-highest NQS among Pac-12 teams.
The night session includes No. 1 seed Cal (7-1), No. 2 seed Utah (10-1) and No. 4 seed UCLA (6-2). Cal will start on vault, Utah on bars, Arizona State on beam and UCLA on floor.
Sun Devil Outlook
Arizona State (5-5)
- The Sun Devils earned a No. 3 seed with their 197.088 National Qualifying Score (NQS), which this season averages the top two home scores and top two road or neutral site scores.
- This is the first Pac-12 Championships since 2019 due to the 2020 season being cut short due to COVID-19 precautions just a week before Pac-12s.
- In the Pac-12 regular season standings, ASU finished in fourth with a 3-3 record, 4-3 counting the second Arizona meet. This is the second season in a row the Sun Devils have finished the regular season in fourth.
- The Gym Devils have scored over a 196.000 for six meets in a row, the longest such streak since 2003. This is also the first season with multiple scores over 197.000 since 2004.
- Arizona State is looking for its first top-four finish at the Pac-12 Championships since 2006 when they took fourth.
- Sophomore Hannah Scharf is having a standout season, currently ranked No. 16 in the all-around and No. 23 on floor. She has seven all-around titles, five floor titles and two beam titles this season and has earned a 9.900 or better in every event this year.
- Senior Cairo Leonard-Baker continues to be a strong presence. She has scored at least one 9.900 for the last six meets and has scored multiple scores of 9.900 or better in a meet four times this season.
- Despite coming up short against the three teams in the session, ASU was neck and neck with all of them, losing by less than .500 in each meet.
How to Watch
Both sessions of the Pac-12 Championships will be live on the Pac-12 Network. The night session will begin at 6 p.m. MST. For results and other information regarding the championships, head to the Pac-12's website.