Gymnastics Returns to Face Auburn in PMAC

by Brandon Berrio | Assoc. Director of Creative and Digital Content
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Gymnastics Returns to Face Auburn in PMAC

BATON ROUGE – The LSU gymnastics team (2-0, 1-0 SEC) returns to the Maravich Center to take on Auburn at 7:15 p.m. CT Friday. 

The meet will be televised on the SEC Network with Alex Perlman and Sam Peszek on the call. 

Last Time Out
LSU went into Athens and defeated Georgia, 196.725-196.150. Freshman Kiya Johnson put together and outstanding all-around performance with a score of 39.525. Johnson’s night was highlighted by a 9.925 on vault and floor. After starting on slow, LSU powered back with a 49.425 on vault. The Tigers ended the night with a 49.575 on beam with a 9.975 by Reagan Campbell and a 9.95 by freshman Kai Rivers

Meet Promotions
It’s Pink and Blue night inside the Maravich Center for men’s and women’s cancer awareness. There will be 1,000 “Fight Like a Tiger for a Cure” t-shirts at the doors. It’s also the first meet that the Tigers will be a part of the Kay Yow Challenge.

Prior to the meet (4-7 p.m. CT), the AFCA Football National Championship Trophy (crystal ball) will be on display at the on-campus LSU SportShop, located next to Mike the Tiger’s Habitat in front of the Maravich Center. 

Arrive Early
Fans are encouraged to arrive early and purchase tickets in advance online at LSUtix.net to avoid long lines. Many lots around the Maravich Center are free and open to the public, including 101, 104 and 105. North Stadium Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 5 p.m. Lot 201 and 300 off of North stadium Drive will be reserved.

Geaux Clear 
The following bags are permitted inside LSU Athletic venues: clear 12″ x 6″ x 12″ or smaller bags, clear 1-gallon freezer bags & clear or non-clear 4.5″ x 6.5″ (approximately the size of a person’s hand) wallets/wristlets/clutches. Diaper bags must be clear and adhere to this policy. For more information regarding the clear bag policy, please visit LSUSports.net/GeauxClear

Fans can follow the Tigers on the team’s social media channels: @LSUgym on Instagram and Twitter, www.Facebook.com/lsugym and at YouTube.com/lsugymnastics.