Freshman Madison Podlucky.
March 13, 2012
SEATTLE - The No. 24 Husky gymnastics team will head to Berkeley, Calif., to face Pac-12 foe Cal in the final dual meet of 2012 before the Pac-12 Championships. The meet is Sunday at 2 p.m.
Cal is coming off of a tough loss to No. 15 Boise State, 195.875-193.050 on March 9. The Golden Bears rank 49th in the RQS with a 193.070. They have an average of 192.600 and a high of 194.725. They have wins on the year over Sacramento State, UC Davis and Seattle Pacific. Danna Durante is the head coach in her first season.
Bowers Picks Up Career Win No. 100
Head coach Joanne Bowers reached two coaching milestones with the wins over Central Michigan and San Jose State on March 9. Bowers earned her 50th career win at UW and 100th overall as a head coach.
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+. View the tournament website here: http://www.gohuskies.com/sports/w-gym/mtt/12ncaaregional.html. More information about the 2012 Seattle Regional will be posted as the event gets closer.
Watch The Final Home Meet On UWTV Friday
UW TV (Chanel 27 in the Puget Sound Region) will tape delayed all five of the 2012 home gymnastics meets. UW TV will taped each meet live and aired them on a later date. The SJSU/Central Michigan meet will air on March 16. All meets will air at 10 p.m. PT.
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. 24 for the second-straight week in week three of the RQS rankings of the season with a 195.175. UW has an average of 194.853 and a high of 196.350. As a team, UW is 24th on vault (48.920) 19th on bars (48.890) and 20th on beam (48.830).