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Florida can’t afford a mistake-ridden meet at the NCAAs with its championship aspirations. The Gators enter NCAA Regionals as the No. 1 seed against a host of top-35 teams that include No. 8 Minnesota and No. 9 Denver.
OPINION: Through three seasons, Trinity Thomas emerged as a candidate for Florida gymnastics’ Mount Rushmore.
No. 1 Florida claims its third SEC Regular Season Championship with victory over No. 6 Alabama. It finished the regular season undefeated in back-to-back years.
Florida clinches at least a share of the 2021 SEC Regular Season Championship
Florida gets a large chunk of its lineup back to face No. 18 Auburn. The meet starts at 8:15 p.m. and will stream on SEC Network.
No Thomas? No problem. Florida beat Kentucky 197.5-196.875 and stayed undefeated Friday night.
Gators clash against another top-15 opponent, Kentucky, Friday at 6:45 p.m. in the O’Connell Center.
Florida senior Megan Skaggs fell on beam, leaving the No. 1 Gators cornered in their last rotation. But Florida’s quintet of Richards, Lazzari, Baumann, Thomas and Clapper’s high scores aided Florida’s surge to knock off No. 2 Tigers
No. 1 Florida faces its toughest test when it confronts No. 2 LSU Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge.