The Pig Pen – March 3, 2011
After a big weekend in which the 12th-ranked Razorbacks topped No. 1 Florida with their best score of the season and then two days later recorded their best road score of the year in a win at No. 45 Illinois-Chicago, they have been featured on NCAA.com. Writer Amy Farnum talked to junior All-American Jaime Pisani, this week’s SEC Gymnast of the Week, and co-head coach Rene Cook. To read the story, go to NCAA.com. Arkansas closes its home schedule with Friday’s 7 p.m. meet against No. 27 West Virginia in Barnhill Arena. It is also senior night for Stacy Bartlett and Michelle Stout. The tape-delay broadcast of Friday’s win over No. 1 Florida airs tonight (Thursday) on Comcast Sports Southeast. CSS is not available in Northwest Arkansas but is available to subscribers in Central Arkansas on Channel 23. The broadcast begins at 8 p.m. (central).
The Pig Pen – March 2, 2011
Junior All-American Jaime Pisani was named SEC Gymnast of the Week on Tuesday. It’s the second SEC award of the season for Pisani. To read that story and find out the name of the only other Razorback to earn the award more than once, go here. Co-head coaches Mark and Rene Cook meet with the media on Tuesday. To view the press conference, go to RazorVision.
The Pig Pen – March 1, 2011
The monthly Razorback gymnastics luncheon is today (Tuesday) at The Clarion at 11:30 a.m. Co-head coaches Mark and Rene Cook will be on hand to recap the last few meets and to look ahead to Friday’s 7 p.m. home finale against No. 27 West Virginia. One of the meets the Cooks will recap is Friday’s home win over No. 1 Florida. Arkansas’ win was highlighted on NCAA.com. To read that story, go here. To read the recap on ArkansasRazorbacks.com, visit here. The Razorbacks moved up from No. 15 to No. 12 in this week’s poll. To read about the rankings, go here. To read last week’s blog, go here.