The Huskies will host ASU on Friday.
Feb. 28, 2012
SEATTLE - The No. 23 UW gymnastics team will host a Pac-12 Dual Meet vs. No. 22 Arizona State on Friday, March 2 and 7 p.m. at Alaska Airlines Arena. The UW men's club team will also compete against the ASU men's club team. Live stats and video (for a fee) for the women's meet will be available at www.gohuskies.com.
Scouting No. 22 Arizona State
The Sun Devils are No. 22 in the first RQS rankings of the season with a 195.145. They have an average score of 194.556 and a high of 195.875. As a team, they rank 19th on bars (48.830), 16th on bars (48.805) and 22nd on floor (48.865). Individually, Beate Jones is 20th in the all-around with a 39.006. Last week, ASU lost a Pac-12 Dual Meet at UCLA, 198.050-194.850. They won their first four meets of the season and now have lost their last four.
2012 Seattle Regional Tickets On Sale
For the first time since 2009, an NCAA Gymnastics Regional will be held at the University of Washington at Alaska Airlines Arena on April 7. This will be one of six NCAA Regional sites around the country and will include six teams and other qualifying individuals that will be announced two weeks prior to the event. Tickets went on sale Friday, Jan. 27 at 8:30 a.m. PT. You can order by walking into the Husky Ticket Office in the Graves Building on campus or by calling the ticket office at (206) 543-2200. Tickets are also available on ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $12 for reserved seating, $9 for general admission adult, $6 for children and students and $4 for the group discount of 15+. More information about the 2012 Seattle Regional will be posted as the event gets closer.
UW TV To Tape Delay All Home Meets
UW TV (Chanel 27 in the Puget Sound Region) will tape delay all five of the 2012 home gymnastics meets. UW TV will tape each meet live and air them on a later date. The Arizona State meet on March 9 and the SJSU/Central Michigan meet on March 16. All meets will air at 10 p.m. PT. Fans can watch the live streaming of the event under Husky All Access for free at www.gohuskies.com. Live chat and stats will also be available online for free. A former gymnast herself, Alisa Mowe will be calling all of the action for you on the live stream and on the UW TV broadcasts. This is her fifth year calling the meets and has been tabbed one of the best across the country. Visit http://www.uwtv.org/gymnastics/ for more information on UW TV's coverage of Husky gymnastics and other UW sports.
Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Championships To Be Televised on Fox Sports Net
Fans will have the special opportunity to see the Husky Gym Dawgs on Fox Sports Net in March. As part of the Pac-12 conference's agreement with Fox Sports Net, the Pac-12 Women's Gymnastics Championships will be televised on the network. The competition will take place on March 24, 2012 at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on the campus of the University of Utah. The championships will be tape-delayed and played at a later date, TBD, during the weekend after March 29, 2012. The Husky gymnasts and other Pac-12 gymnasts are honored and excited for this event, as this will be the only televised collegiate gymnastics event for the 2012 season. Jim Watson will provide the play-by-play and Olympic gold medalist Amanda Borden will provide analysis.
Huskies In The National Rankings
As a team, UW ranks No. 23 in the first RQS rankings of the season with a 194.825. UW has an average of 194.504 and a high of 195.725. As a team, UW is 22nd on bars (48.730).
Huskies Fall To Arizona In Pac-12 Dual
UW posted a season-best team score on vault with a 49.175. As a team, UW also posted a 48.775 on bars, a 48.875 on floor and ending on beam, having to count a fall again with a 48.100. The Wildcats defeated the Huskies, 195.675-194.925. Fechter was the only Husky to compete in the all-around at the meet and finished second with an impressive 39.375. It was a new career-high for Fechter by .225 points. Fechter tied for first on the beam with a 9.850. She was also the top Husky finisher on floor (9.850) on bars (9.850), placing second on each. She also tied for fifth on the vault with a 9.825.