Cal Concludes Regular Season With Two Meets This Weekend
BERKELEY - The 10th-ranked California women's gymnastics will prepare for postseason play as they prepare to face two Big 10 opponents this weekend. Cal will travel to Columbus, Ohio to take on No. 16 Ohio State and Pittsburgh at 4 pm PT/7 pm ET on Friday at the Covelli Center. Cal will return home to host Iowa on Senior Day at Haas Pavilion at 2 pm PT on Sunday.
Cal will celebrate a decorated senior class that has combined for 17 All-Pac-12 Team nods, 8 WCGA Scholastic All-American honors, 8 All-Americans and a National Championship. They have helped the team to three NCAA Appearances and have finished in the top-12 every season of their career, with a program-best ranking of No. 5 as they helped turn the Bears into one of the best women's gymnastics programs in the country. Cal will celebrate, Maya Bordas, Milan Clausi, Kyana George, Talitha Jones, Grace Quinn, Nina Schank, Abi Solari and Emi Watterson in a ceremony after Sunday's meet.
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Friday's meet against Ohio State and Pittsburgh will be streamed on Big 10+. Sunday's home contest at Haas Pavilion will be live streamed on the Cal Live Stream channel. Live results will be available on CalBears.com.
Cal won the first six meets of the year and started 5-0 in Pac-12 meets. After defeating No. 3 Utah, the Bears put themselves in a position to claim a share of the Pac-12 Regular Season Championship. The win was Cal's first ever Pac-12 title (regular season or at the championship). Cal will share the regular season honors with Utah, Arizona State and Oregon State.
BORDAS UP FOR AAI AWARD
After winning the NCAA Championship on uneven bars last year, Bordas has been named an AAI Award Nominee. The senior is an All-American and has been very active on Cal's campus. She has a job lined up with Deloitte after graduating from Cal this spring. In the gym, she has six event wins this year and 15 top-three finishes. She tied her career high with a 39.575 in Cal's win over Arizona, recording a 9.95 on both the uneven bars and balance beam.
Andi Li has had a standout sophomore season, claiming eight event wins in the first eight weeks of the season, more than the six wins she had during the entirety of her freshman campaign. She has also scored a 9.90 or above 15 times so far this season as she has recorded 22 top-three finishes. She is in the top 25 nationally on the uneven bars (13th), floor exercise (24th) and the all-around (11th).
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