Jan. 28, 2013
ATHENS-----The Georgia gymnastics team moved up one spot to No. 8 in this week’s national rankings with a 196.290 average.
Florida is ranked No. 1, followed by Oklahoma, Michigan, UCLA, Alabama, LSU, Nebraska, Georgia, Utah and Minnesota to round out the top-10.
The Gym Dogs are ranked second nationally on the uneven bars (49.280), tied for fourth on vault (49.275), ninth on beam (48.880) and 16th on floor (48.855). Georgia is coming off a fourth place finish in the Metroplex Challenge with a 196.775 – UGA’s second highest score of the season
Individually, Chelsea Davis is ranked third on bars with a 9.905 average. She tied for first on the event at Metroplex with a 9.95, her fifth bars title in as many meets this season. Brittany Rogers is tied for 20th on vault (9.875) and is 21st on bars (9.855). The freshman from British Columbia, Canada, posted career-highs on vault, bars and beam last weekend in Fort Worth
Shayla Worley is 11th on beam (9.870), Lindsey Cheek is 25th on vault (9.870), Kaylan Earls is 25th on beam (9.840) and Christa Tanella is ranked 25th on floor (9.865). Tanella scored a career-high 9.9 on Saturday.
Georgia will face Alabama Saturday at 4 p.m. ET at Stegeman Coliseum.