Stanford posted a 420.45 to lead Session 1 at the Men's NCAA Championships. OhioState (414.65) and Nebraska (413.05) also advanced.
Florida's Alex McMurtry won the AA, posting a 39.8125 in the second session to win the title. Utah's MyKayla Skinner was 2nd, and Bama's Kiana Winston was 3rd.
LSU powered to a 198.275 to win Session 2 of the NCAA Semi-Finals. Florida posted a 197.725 to best Bama's 197.6. All three teams advance to the NCAA Super Six Finals, joining OU, UCLA and Utah.
It's Championships Weekend in St. Louis, and 12 teams are ready to battle it out for the Super Six Finals. Check out all the live links above. Here's a few notes in advance of the meet.
Temple has added Tori Edwards for 2017-2018. The L10 trains at GMS Gymnastics. She recently placed 10th AA at the Region 7 L10 Regionals. She was 2nd at the 2017 Virginia State championships.
LSU's Ashleigh Gnat was named the winner of the 2017 AAI Award, given to the nation's top senior gymnast.
Twelve teams have made it to St. Louis, and will battle it out over the weekend for the National Championships. It all starts Friday, and we'll have live links up as usual and links to all the coverage as it happens. On Friday, we start with the Preliminaries, with six teams looking to be one of three teams that advance from each session to the Super Six finals.
LIndenwood posted a 195.1 to win Session II of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Nationals. TWU was 2nd at 194.25, holding off host SPU in the final round (193.775). Yale was fourth at 192.975 and Brown fifth at 192.225.
WCU's Majesta Valentine's 39.2 AA in Session I held up as the top mark on the day, earning her a National Title.
Link: Session 2 Release
For 36 teams, the season has built up to one day, the Regionals and the 12 teams that will qualify to the National semi-finals. There are six Regions and the top two teams in each Region will qualify to Nationals. Through the proliferation of online video and Conference TV networks, we've been able to follow the progress of every member of each and every Regional. Here's how the field shakes down.
Ohio State posted a 417.35 to defeat host Illinois' 415.25. The Buckeyes were paced with wins from Sean Melton on R and PB and Jake Martin's 80.9 AA tally.