Jan. 14, 2013
ATHENS-----After securing its first win of the season Friday night at Arkansas, the Georgia gymnastics team moved up three spots to No. 8 in this week's top 25 national rankings. Current rankings are based on a team's average total score, and the Gym Dogs have a 195.813 average.
UCLA is No. 1 with a 196.788, followed by Michigan (196.738), Oklahoma and Florida (196.575), LSU (196.475), Alabama (196.450), Nebraska (196.300), Georgia, Arkansas (195.775) and Denver (195.650) to round out the top-10.
In the event rankings, Georgia is No. 2 nationally on vault with a 49.313 average. The Gym Dogs scored a 49.3 on vault in the season-opener, and topped that mark with a 49.325 against Arkansas. Georgia is ranked fifth on bars (49.088) and seventh on beam (49.0).
Georgia returns to action Friday night against No. 24 Auburn at Stegeman Coliseum. The meet is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.