Big Ten Women's Gymnastics Teams Compete at NCAAs

Auburn, Ala- The University of Michigan women's gymnastics team took fifth place with a 196.575 Friday (April 22) at the NCAA Championships Super Six Team Finals, finishing ahead of sixth-place Nebraska (196.425) but behind national champion Georgia (197.825) in U-M's ninth trip to the Super Six in 12 years. Fifth-year senior Elise Ray led the Wolverines with a 39.550 score in the all-around competition, putting up scores of 9.875 on vault, uneven bars and balance beam and a 9.925 on the floor exercise. Junior Jenny Deiley put up strong scores on bars (9.850) and floor (9.875), while sophomore Lindsey Bruck added a 9.850 on floor and a 9.825 on vault.

On Thursday, Michigan and Penn State competed in the NCAA Championship Semifinals. In the first group of six, Michigan finished second to advance to the Super Six, and Penn State finished fifth to end their season. Minnesota's Laura Johnson competed in the day's second session.
Michigan Recap | Penn State Recap | Session I Results | Session II Results

Michigan finished fifth at the NCAA Super Six Finals.
Recap | Results

Three Wolverines competed in the individual event finals on Saturday night.
Recap | Results