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Grable And Wellick Compete In Session II Of NCAA Champs.

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Grable And Wellick Compete In Session II Of NCAA Champs.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The 2014 Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Year Katherine Grable and SEC Freshman of the Year Amanda Wellick will both compete in Session II of the 2014 NCAA Gymnastics Championships on Friday, April 18, in Birmingham, Ala. The meet is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the BJCC Convention Center. Grable and Wellick each qualified for the NCAA Championships after they competed in the NCAA Fayetteville Regional and were the top-two all-arounders in the meet from non-advancing teams. Grable placed second in the all-around competition with a score of 39.675 while Wellick finished fifth with a 39.00. Grable has been selected to rotate with No. 5 Utah and will start on the bars. Grable will compete after the team ad continue the rotation with beam, bye before floor, floor, vault and end on a bye. Wellick will rotate with No. 7 Nebraska and begin competition on the floor and followed by vault, bye before bars, beam and end on a bye. After the first day of competition a National Champion will be crowned in the all-around competition by having the highest score by a gymnast from both sessions of the NCAA Semifinal. Additionally, the top-eight finishers on each event in each session will be awarded All-America honors with the top-four places, including ties, earning First-Team distinction and the next four places earning Second-Team distinction. The gymnast who earn First-Team All-America honors will earn a chance to compete for the NCAA Event Championships on Sunday, April 20, beginning at 2 p.m. Session II of the NCAA Semifinals will feature No. 3 Alabama, No. 4 Florida, No. 5 Utah, No. 7 Nebraska, No. 10 UCLA and No. 12 Penn State. The top-three teams will advance in each session to compete in the NCAA Super Six. For more information on Arkansas gymnastics, follow @RazorbackGYM on Twitter.



Sports Category : Gymnastics (W)