CULVER CITY, CALIF. -- It's NCAA Championships Meet Day!
The picture above is the view from my hotel room. There's nothing really special about that view, other than to let you see that it's a beautiful day here in the Los Angeles area, with LOTS of sunshine. Hoping that serves as an omen for how the Golden Gophers will fare today, as we are on the bus and headed to Pauley Pavilion for the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships!
For those of you who aren't able to be here, Minnesota is in the first semifinal today, and you can watch each session at the following links:
Early Session (2:00 p.m. CT)
Late Session (8:00 p.m. CT)
And here is the link for the NCAA Championships site, with Live Stats links: http://www.uclabruins.com/sports/w-gym/spec-rel/13-ncaa-gym.html
The thing with this team, though, is that IT has made the "sun" shine on it all season long by putting together amazing performance after amazing performance. Whether or not the Golden Gophers advance to Saturday's "Super Six" Team Finals, the 2013 season is one for the record books and this team will be remembered favorably for years to come.
But it's a sunny day in California, and Minnesota hopes to continue along the path that brought the team to this point. And being "Golden" Gophers has to count for something in this state.