Tuesday, February 08, 2005
Alabama gymnasts junior Ashley Miles and freshman Terin Humphrey remain ranked No. 1 nationally in their respective events.
For the third week in a row, Miles is first on the vault and floor exercise while Humphrey is again first on the balance beam. Miles also moved up a spot in the all-around rankings to No. 3 and is ranked 10th on the uneven bars. Humphrey is fourth on the uneven bars. Senior Alexis Brion is ninth and junior Mari Bayer is 15th on the floor exercise. Brion is also 23rd on the vault. Senior Michelle Reeser if eighth on the balance beam.
As a team, Alabama bounced back to No. 4 nationally after a week at No. 6. The Tide is No. 1 on the floor exercise, fifth on the balance beam and seventh on the vault and uneven bars. Utah retains the No. 1 ranking, while Michigan and LSU are second and third respectively. UCLA rounds out top five.
The Crimson Tide remains home for its next meet, facing No. 17 Kentucky Friday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the Alabama Ticket Office (205.348.BAMA) or online at www.rolltide.com.