Florida tops the WCGA Preseason Coaches' Poll for the women. They garnered 16 first place votes, the same as #2 Oklahoma. LSU edged Utah for 3rd. Denver, tied for 8th overall, garnered one 1st placed vote. The full poll appears below.
The financial aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis have put athletics departments across the country under financial distress. Already, schools have announced cuts to their Gymnastics programs. Men are especially at risk with the loss of critical mass that could lead to the extinction of the sport in the NCAA. Here's the running list, one that we hope remains at five or less:
Graduation has completed throughout the country. Congratulations to all the graduates! Here's a look at the graduation losses at each squad in the final 2020 Top 16, based on the 2020 Final national finish.
The WCGA announced the 2020 Regular Season All America Awards on March 24th, 2020. Oklahoma and Utah lead the list with five honorees each. Florida, LSU, Michigan, UCLA and Washingon placed four members on the team.
To kick off the fall training season, the NCAA has released the 2019-2021 Code Modifications for Women's Gymnastics. This set of rules modifications features a series of new changes, including a reduction in the base Start Value of routines on uneven bars, balance and the floor exercise from 9.5 to 9.4. (This article has been expanded and updated since the original publication)