Jan. 28, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team is ranked 10th in the most recent GymInfo Top 25 National Rankings, which are based on teams' average scores. It's the first time the Gophers have been among the Top 10 since being ranked fifth on Jan. 14, 2002.
The Golden Gophers (7-0, 2-0 Big Ten) were ranked No. 23 in the preseason poll, but debuted at No. 11 in the first regular season poll on Jan. 14, and were ranked 12th last week. Minnesota moved into the Top 10 after scoring 196.800 points in a quad meet victory against then-No. 1 Michigan, No. 20 Central Michigan and Iowa State on Saturday.
Minnesota is among five Big Ten programs ranked in the Top 25. Michigan tops the list at No. 3, while defending champion Nebraska is seventh, Minnesota is 10th, Ohio State is 18th, and Illinois is 19th.
The Gophers travel to Michigan State for a meet on Friday at 6:00 p.m. CT in East Lansing.
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 (January 28, 2013)|
|Rank||Team (First-Place Votes)||Team Avg.||HighScore||RQS||Date vs. Gophers/Result|
|1.||Florida||197.025||197.650||--||March 1 -- Away|
|7.||Nebraska||196.383||196.700||--||March 9 -- Home|
|18.||Ohio State||195.125||195.975||--||March 16 -- Home|
|19.||Illinois||194.992||196.125||--||Feb. 9 -- Home|
|22.||Arkansas||194.775||195.775||--||March 9 -- Home|
|23.||Central Michigan||194.713||195.050||--||W 196.800-194.650|
|24.||North Carolina State||194.675||195.200||--|
|25.||Kent State||194.567||195.450||--||W 195.525-195.450|
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