As a team primed to return to the NCAA Tournament with hopes of finishing beyond the Super Six, No. 3 Florida kicked off its regular season on a high note.
Sports | Gymnastics
While the Gators fell short of first place at the evening session of NCAA Semifinals on Friday night, they still took care of business — and set a milestone.
When Ashanée Dickerson stepped on the mat Saturday at the NCAA Southeast Regional, memories of the 2011 postseason flew through her head.
Last postseason, one apparatus stood in the way of the Gators’ quest for a national title.
Whenever Ashanée Dickerson steps onto the floor, steadies her body on the balance beam or swings from the uneven bars, her effort is 100 percent.
Throughout the past six months, Mackenzie Caquatto’s ankles have been on a roller-coaster ride.
After struggling with its first two events Saturday at the Southeastern Conference Championships, No. 1 Florida trailed No. 6 Georgia by a margin of .125 points.
Kytra Hunter could have backed down against the Southeastern Conference’s experienced heavyweights. She could have let the most intense environment she had faced in her young college career intimidate her.
As a team primed for the long haul, No. 1 Florida kicked off its postseason on the highest note possible.
Alaina Johnson has always been one of UF’s most talented athletes, but she is also its most physically fragile all-around competitor.
On a night when UF’s senior leaders were honored, its younger all-around competitors led the way to victory.
With the Southeastern Conference Tournament only 10 days away, No. 1 Florida is still searching for consistency on floor exercise.
Kytra Hunter doesn’t care about awards.
On a night when the Gators loaded up the lineups with their four main all-arounders, Kytra Hunter dazzled the most.