FAYETTEVILLE – The No. 13 University of Arkansas gymnastics team will travel to Athens, Ga., to face-off against No. 6 Georgia on Saturday, March 1. The meet is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. The meet will be recorded for a tape-delay broadcast to be announced at a later date on Fox Sports Net (FSN).
Senior All-American Katherine Grable comes into the meet as the No. 2 overall gymnast in the country after tying her own program record in the all-around of 39.725 which she shares with former All-American and 2012 SEC Gymnast of the Year Jaime Pisani. The pair also share another record of scores of 9.95 on the floor for their career, which Grable will now have a chance to break. Pisani holds the school record on the floor of 9.975.
The Razorbacks are now in the hunt for their eighth-straight score of 196 to break the program record set in 2013 after scoring a season-high 197.100 against Kentucky.
The Razorbacks come into the meet with a season high of 197.100 which the team scored at home in Barnhill Arena against Kentucky. While compared to Georgia, which has a season high of 197.400 and a RQS score of 196.975.
In the event rankings, the Razorbacks are for No. 13 on the vault, 16th on bars, 8th on the beam and 17th on the floor. Georgia ranks in the top-10 on every event and are currently the No. 1 team on the bars.
Individually, Grable will be the highest ranked gymnast followed by Georgia’s Brittany Rogers at No. 12. Freshman Amanda Wellick comes in the top-ranked freshman in the country at No. 17 in the overall rankings. Additionally, Sophomore Sydnie Dillard is ranked No. 18 on the beam.
Fans can follow along during the meet by watching the live video stream from that will be available on Georgia’s website. Live stats will also be available on www.ArkansasRazorbacks.com and for in-meet updates follow the team’s Twitter account @RazorbackGYM.
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