Minnesota Ranked 12th in Latest GymInfo Top 25 Rankings

Go Gophers! Freshman Lindsay Mable won the all-around title at Penn State.
Go Gophers!
Freshman Lindsay Mable won the all-around title at Penn State.
Go Gophers!

Jan. 21, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team dropped one spot to 12th in the most recent GymInfo National Rankings, which are based on teams' average scores.

The Golden Gophers were ranked No. 23 in the preseason poll, but debuted last week at No. 11 in the first regular season ranking, and remain in the top 12 this week following their first-place finish at Penn State on Saturday. Minnesota scored 195.525 points to finish ahead of No. 23 Kent State (195.450), Penn State (194.300), and Towson (192.175).

Minnesota is among four Big Ten programs ranked in the Top 25. Michigan tops the list at No. 1, while defending champion Nebraska is sixth, Minnesota is 12th, and Ohio State is 19th.

The Gophers play host to top-ranked Michigan, No. 20 Central Michigan and Iowa State on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. CT at the Sports Pavilion.

For ticket information regarding any of the Gophers' home meets this year, please call the Gopher Ticket Office at 612.624.8080 / 1.800.UGOPHER, or visit www.mygophersports.com.

GymInfo National Rankings (Jan. 21, 2013)
Rank Team (First-Place Votes) Team Avg. HighScore RQS Date vs. Gophers/Result
1. Michigan 196.942 197.350 -- Jan. 26 -- Home
2. Oklahoma 196.825 197.325 --
3. Florida 196.817 197.300 -- March 1 -- Away
4. UCLA 196.788 197.425 --
5. Alabama 196.513 196.575 --
6. Nebraska 196.500 196.700 -- March 9 -- Home
7. LSU 196.158 196.875 --
8. Utah 196.125 196.950 --
9. Georgia 195.892 196.200 --
10. Stanford 195.725 196.025 --
11. Denver 195.717 196.600 --
12. Minnesota 195.538 195.550 --
13. Arizona 195.492 195.850 --
14. Maryland 195.488 195.975 --
15. Kentucky 195.383 195.525 --
16. Oregon State 194.975 195.950 --
17. Boise State 194.875 194.875 --
18. Auburn 194.858 195.700 --
19. Ohio State 194.842 195.000 -- March 16 -- Home
20. Central Michigan 194.733 195.050 -- Jan. 26 -- Home
21. California 194.708 195.425 --
22. Pittsburgh 194.600 195.650 --
23. Kent State 194.513 195.450 -- W 195.525-195.450
24. North Carolina State 194.500 195.000 --
25. Eastern Michigan 194.475 194.475 --