No. 22 Ohio State Travels to Georgia for NCAA Regional
April 2, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 22 Ohio State women’s gymnastics team travels to Athens, Ga., for an NCAA Regional at 4 p.m. Saturday. No. 6 Georgia earned the No. 1 seed in the Athens Regional, followed by No. 7 Michigan, No. 18 Central Michigan, No. 22 Ohio State, North Carolina State and Rutgers.
The top two teams and the top two all-around competitors (who are not on an advancing team) from each regional will receive an automatic berth to the national championships in Birmingham, Ala., April 18-20, hosted by the University of Alabama and the Alabama Sports Foundation.
In addition, the event winners at each regional site will advance to the national championships (in that event only) if they are not part of a qualifying team or an all-around qualifier.
Live results and a live video link can be found on the women’s gymnastics schedule page at OhioStateBuckeyes.com or fans can follow Twitter.com/OhioState_WGYM for updates.
LAST TIME OUT
Melanie Shaffer tied for fifth in the all-around with a career-high 39.425 and tied for second on uneven bars at 9.900.
IN THE RANKINGS
The Buckeyes sit 20th on uneven bars, 22nd on balance beam and tied for 25th on floor exercise. Individually, Sarah Miller is tied for 23rd on balance beam and Melanie Shaffer is tied for 21st in the all-around.
THREE BUCKEYES NAMED ALL-B1G
With the first team All-Big Ten honor, Miller becomes the Buckeyes’ fifth four-time first team All-Big Ten selection in program history.
OHIO STATE SIGNS FIVE FOR 2015