GymDawgs No. 16 In Pre-Season Poll
Dec. 13, 2011
SEATTLE – After finishing 18th in the country last season and just missing out on a trip to NCAA Nationals, the UW gymnastics team has been ranked No. 16 in the GymInfo Pre-Season Coaches poll.
Every Division I opponent on UW’s roster is ranked or receiving votes in the poll. No. 1 UCLA will be the home opener for UW on Jan. 27. The Huskies will also face No. 6 Nebraska, No. 7 Oregon State, No. 8 Stanford, No. 10 Michigan, No. 12 LSU, No. 14 Boise State, No. 19 Arizona and the following teams that are receiving votes: Michigan State, Southern Utah, Arizona State, San Jose State, Central Michigan and Cal.
The Huskies start the 2012 season on Jan. 6 at Michigan State at 3:30 p.m. PT.
In 2011 the Huskies had one of the best seasons in school history, placing a school-best third place at the Pac-10 Championships, beating out Stanford. UW then was leading this year’s new conference opponent Utah, at the Regionals after three events and just missed going to nationals.
The Pac-12 Championships will be hosted by No. 5 Utah on March 24.
UW will host the NCAA Regionals this year at 4 p.m. on April 7.
To view the complete poll go here: http://www.troester.com/gym/WRankings/2012/WPreseason.htm.