March 10, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -
The Alabama gymnastics team maintains its No. 4 ranking this week after beating Stanford and breaking the school record posting 198.250 last Friday in Coleman Coliseum.
The Crimson Tide closes out the regular season at home this Friday at 7:30 p.m. against No. 11 Auburn. Tickets are available for Alabama's Senior Night through the ticket office (205.348.2262), located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum, and online at RollTide.com.
LSU remains in the top spot this week while Oklahoma jumped Florida for the No. 2 spot. The Gators are No. 3 this week followed by the Tide comes in at No. 4. Utah and Georgia are fifth and sixth respectively this week while UCLA checks in at No. 7. Michigan, Nebraska, and Stanford round out the top 10.
Less than two weeks from the Southeastern Conference Championships, which will be held Saturday, March 22 at the BJCC in Birmingham, Ala., and there are four SEC schools in the top-six nationally and six in the top-20.
As a team, Alabama is ranked fourth on the vault and balance beam and seventh on the uneven bars and floor exercise.
Individually Senior Diandra Milliner and sophomore Lauren Beers are both ranked ninth nationally on the vault while junior Kaitlyn Clark is ranked 25th. Clark is also ranked 24th on the uneven bars along with freshman Amanda Jetter. Senior Kim Jacob is ranked 17th on the balance beam while freshman Aja Sims in ranked 21st.
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