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Meet rotation set

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Meet rotation set

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Arkansas, which tied for the Southeastern Conference regular-season title, has learned its rotation for Saturday’s SEC Gymnastics Championship in Birmingham, Ala.

The meet is set for Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.

The Razorbacks, ranked No. 12 in the nation, are 7-4 overall and co-champions of the SEC at 5-1.

Junior All-American Jaime Pisani, a two-time SEC Gymnast of the Week this year who leads the team with 26 individual event titles, was Arkansas’ participant in the drawing to determine the rotation for Saturday’s meet.

"We’ve had a great season," Pisani, who is ranked No. 3 in the nation in the all-around, said. "We keep building each week. We have a lot of new people this year and we keep getting better and better."

Arkansas will open on bye three, followed by floor, bye one, vault, bye two, bars and beam.

"I love the byes," co-head coach Mark Cook said. "The girls are great. They’ve worked hard. We’re going to go out and give it our best."Kentucky drew first for the rotation schedule and has vault, bye 2, bars, beam, bye three, floor and bye one.

Georgia opens on floor, followed by bye one, vault, bye two, bars, beam and bye three. Auburn opens on bye one, followed by vault, bye two, bars, beam, bye three and floor.

Arkansas drew fourth. LSU was fifth and drew beam, bye three, floor, bye one, vault, bye two and bars. Florida drew bye two, bars, beam, bye three, floor, bye one and vault. Alabama drew last and opens on bars, followed by beam, bye three, floor, bye one, vault and bye two.

Last year, Arkansas opened on floor, followed by bye one, vault, bars, beam and bye three.

The Razorbacks have opened with bye three twice, in 2003 and 2009.



Sports Category : Gymnastics (W)