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Gymnastics Ranked in Top-10 On All Four Events in Week 10

Gymnastics Ranked in Top-10 On All Four Events in Week 10

BATON ROUGE – The No. 6 LSU Gymnastics team (8-5, 5-3 SEC) placed in the top-10 for the eighth consecutive week in the week 10 Road To National rankings following the team’s 198.025-196.450 victory over West Virginia on Friday night.

LSU owns an NQS of 197.780, which is the average of a team’s top six scores, three of which must be away and the highest score dropped. The Tigers six scores are 198.100, 198.025 and 197.700 from home meets and 197.975, 197.700 and 197.500 away from the PMAC.

The Tigers defeated West Virginia with their second highest score this season in a historical regular season finale on Friday night to improve their NQS and hold their place at sixth. The squad also owns top-10 rankings across all four events for the second time this season as they place third on vault, fourth on floor, eighth on bars and ninth on beam.

LSU owns a NQS of 49.495 on vault, 49.415 on bars, 49.395 on beam and 49.560 on floor. 

Junior Haleigh Bryant continues to be one of the top gymnasts in the nation as she ranks third in the country. The junior holds the No. 1 spot on vault with her NQS of 9.980 and also ranks in the top-25 on bars, beam and floor.

Sophomore Aleah Finnegan placed fourth on beam and floor, sixth on beam and thirteenth in the all-around.

The Tigers rank second in the conference, only behind Florida. The squad placed first in the conference on vault and floor.

LSU earned the number two seed as they head to the SEC Championships this week on Saturday, March 18, in Duluth, Georgia. The team will compete in the evening session alongside top seeded Florida, third seeded Kentucky and fourth seeded Alabama at 7 p.m. CT on SEC Network.

Week 10 Road To National Rankings (3/13/23)

Rank Team NQS
1 Oklahoma 198.300
2 Michigan 198.045
3 Florida 198.015
4 UCLA 197.940
5 Utah 197.845
6 LSU 197.780
7 California 197.765
8 Kentucky 197.630
9 Michigan State 197.575
10 Alabama 197.560
11 Oregon State 197.490
12 Auburn 197.480
13 Denver 197.445
14 Arizona State 197.105
15 Ohio State 197.055
16 Arkansas 197.050
17 Missouri 197.040
18 Georgia 196.955
19 Stanford 196.930
20 Minnesota 196.900
21 Southern Utah 196.765
22 Maryland 196.710
23 Nebraska 196.705
24 Illinois 196.700
25 Iowa 196.650