Beaver Gymnastics Earns No. 4 Seed At Seattle Regional
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA announced the regional gymnastics fields Tuesday and No. 13 Oregon State is the No. 4 seed in the Seattle Regional. Oregon State will begin its run in the NCAA Regional Second Round on Thursday, March 31 competing in the evening session at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Teams ranked No. 1-16 were seeded, while the remaining 20 teams were placed in regions geographically. Competing against Oregon State in the evening semifinal on March 31 are No. 4 Utah, Illinois, and the winner of the Stanford/San Jose State compete-in meet on Wednesday. Headed to Seattle for the afternoon session on Friday is No. 5 Alabama along with No. 12 Michigan State, BYU and Washington.
The top two finishing teams of each semifinal will advance into the NCAA Regional Final on Saturday, April 2. Following Saturday's competition, the top two finishers from the four regionals (Seattle, Auburn, Norman and Raleigh) will advance to the 2022 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas on Apr 14-16 at Dickies Arena.
Oregon State prepares for its 47th consecutive postseason, competing for its 30th national championship appearance in less than two weeks. The Beavers look to win their first regional title since the 2011 campaign that occurred in Corvallis.
The Beavers are coming off a historic regular season after clinching a share of the Pac-12 Regular Season title for the first time in program history. Oregon State posted a road-best 197.250 on Saturday at the conference championship, finishing third behind the performances of the all-around duo of Jade Carey and Madi Dagen. The sixth 197 score of the season for OSU is also the first time since before 1999 that any Beaver squad as done so.
Carey was crowned the Pac-12 All-Around Champion, while she also earned the Pac-12 title on floor. Prior to the meet, the Olympic gold medalist was named the 2022 Pac-12 Gymnast of the Year and Freshman of the Year, which is the first time in conference history that any gymnast claimed both. Dagen, who came into the night ranked No. 20 in the all-around, finished a career-best fourth in the championship.
Additionally, head coach Tanya Chaplin was honored with her sixth conference Coach of the Year nod and first since 2011.
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