The Florida Gators gymnastics team takes on Auburn at the Stephen C. O'Connell center at the University of Florida in Gainesville on Friday February 8, 2019. Gators won 197.850 to 196.700
By Jim Harvin, Correspondent The third-ranked Florida gymnastics team started slow Friday, but then found its stride en route to a 197.675-196.650 dual-meet win over No. 17 Kentucky. With the win before an Exactech Arena crowd of 8,615, the 10th-largest in...
Special to Gatorsports.com ST. LOUIS, Mo. - NCAA gymnastics Super Six team final format concluded with bang Saturday in front of a sold-out Chaifetz Arena crowd of 6,800. UCLA surged past two-time defending champion and top-seeded Oklahoma with a perfect score...
UF is seeking its 36th NCAA Championship appearance in 37 years.
In 2017, the SEC Gymnast and Scholar-Athlete awards both went to McMurtry. She is one of two in league history to combine a top individual honor with SEC Scholar-Athlete and the first multiple year winner.
Alicia Boren claimed her fifth consecutive all-around at 39.50.
Fifth-ranked Florida used strong efforts on its first three events to build a solid lead and went on to down Arkansas.
Senior Kennedy Baker, who was the final competitor, put the finishing touches on UF's victory with a perfect 10 on floor to close the meet in her only appearance of the night.
Kennedy Baker posted a sterling 9.975 to give the Gators hope, and Baumann capped things with an impressive 9.925 that was just enough to ease UF to the finish line by the slimmest of possible margins.
The Gators had a strong finish on the floor routine and two Perfect 10's from McMurtry
The No. 5 Florida gymnastics team returns to the Exactech Arena at the O'Connell Center to host No. 1 Oklahoma at 6:45 p.m. today, marking UF's second straight home meet against the nation's top-ranked team.
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