BYU Hosts No. 6 Utah, Southern Utah
After a home meet with Southern Utah that saw several BYU records fall, the No. 11 BYU women's gymnastics team will host No. 6 Utah and Southern Utah in the final home meet of the season Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Marriott Center.
The Cougars defeated Southern Utah 196.525-193.750 in a dual meet Friday in the Smith Fieldhouse. The 196.525 for the Cougars set a BYU single-meet team record.
The Utes are ranked 6th in the nation with a team regional qualifying score of 196.250. Utah and BYU met Feb. 4 with Utah coming out ahead 196.300-195.800.
The Cougars currently have a regional qualifying score of 195.450. That ranks them 11th in the country. The Cougars will participate in a regional meet April 1. Locations for the regional meet will be determined next week.
On the Thunderbirds ...
This will be the third time this season the Cougars have competed with the Thunderbirds. BYU defeated SUU in a dual meet last Friday in the Smith Fieldhouse 196.525-193.750. Southern Utah defeated BYU 194.425-194.250 Feb. 29 in Cedar City.
On the Utes ...
The Utes are currently sixth in the nation with a regional qualifying score of 196.250. They have a high score of 197.075 in a meet at Utah State Feb. 7.
Utah defeated BYU 196.300-195.800 in Salt Lake City on Feb. 4 in the only meeting between the two schools this season.