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Red Rocks Season Ends at NCAA Semifinals

University of Utah women's gymnastics freshman Hunter Dula performs on the vault in the PAC 12 conference championship at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

April 21, 2019

  The season for the University of Utah women’s gymnastics team is over. The Red Rocks competed in the first semifinal for the national championship on Friday, and they came in fourth place behind UCLA, LSU and Michigan. The team scored a season-low score of 196.725 on the day's meet. Pac-12...

No. 6 Red Rocks Head to Nationals

University of Utah women's gymnastics senior Kari Lee performs on the balance beam in the PAC 12 conference championship at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

  For the last time this season, the No. 6 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team is hitting the road. The team is headed to Fort Worth, Texas to compete in the NCAA National Championships. This is the 44th time the team will compete for the national title. This year’s NCAA Champion...

Burch Bounces Back

University of Utah women's gymnastics freshman Alexia Burch performs on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. The Oregon State Beavers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

  Similar to most collegiate athletic teams, the University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team hosts an annual summer camp for young gymnasts who want to learn from both college athletes and coaches. With many schools, this is where the recruiting process begins. Sophomore Alexia Burch foun...

Red Rocks Take Second in Baton Rouge, Punch Ticket to Nationals

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior Kari Lee performs on the uneven bars in a duel meet vs. Brigham Young University at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019

  For the 44th time in school history, the University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team is headed to the NCAA National Championship. The team made it into the eight-team competition after having a sluggish competition on Friday but shook it off for Saturday’s meet. The team started thei...

Red Rocks set to compete in NCAA Regionals

University of Utah women's gymnastics sophomore Sydney Soloski performs on the balance beam in the PAC 12 conference championship at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, March 23, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

  The journey to postseason is finally here for NCAA women’s gymnastics. The No. 6 University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team will participate in one of the four regional competitions in hopes of making it to the NCAA Finals. The Red Rocks will compete in the first session of the Baton Roug...

Chalk Talk: The Floor

University of Utah senior Makenna Merrell-Giles performs her floor routine in an NCAA Women's Gymnastics meet vs. UCLA at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday February 23, 2019.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 31, 2019

  The floor exercise is a fan-favorite event. In this event, athletes are able to show off their personality with both music choice as well as dance moves.   Requirements: The floor exercise is one of the most requirement-heavy events in gymnastics. Not only are they required t...

Red Rocks to Baton Rouge for NCAA Regionals

University of Utah junior Mykayla Skinner performed her floor routine in an NCAA Women's Gymnastics meet vs. UCLA at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday February 23, 2019.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

  The field is set for the University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team. The No. 6 Red Rocks are headed to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to compete in the NCAA Regional competition. This year, the NCAA Championship will feature a four-team set up, as opposed to the six-team setup that has been com...

Skinner Gets Perfect 10, Red Rocks Take Second at Pac-12 Championship

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior Missy Reinstadtler performs on the uneven bars in the PAC 12 conference championship at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, March 23, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 24, 2019

  The Maverik Center was on fire for the Pac-12 Women’s Gymnastics Championship on Saturday night. Unfortunately, the University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team fell to rival UCLA in a meet for the ages. UCLA and Utah finished in first and second with final scores of 198.225-198.025, resp...

Chalk Talk: The Beam

University of Utah senior Makenna Merrell-Giles performed her beam routine in an NCAA Women's Gymnastics meet vs. UCLA at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday February 23, 2019.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

  Walking on a 4-inch-wide curb is hard enough for a regular person. Now imagine not only walking across this but also dancing, spinning and doing acro series on it. Now imagine doing all of that 4 feet off the ground. Welcome to the balance beam, where gymnasts have to do all the tasks mentioned...

No. 6 Red Rocks Head to Pac-12 Championship

University of Utah sophomore Sydney Soloski performed her floor routine in an NCAA Women's Gymnastics meet vs. UCLA at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday February 23, 2019.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019

  The road to the NCAA Gymnastics Championship begins in West Valley City for the No. 6 University of Utah Red Rocks Gymnastics team. The team is set to compete in the 6 p.m. session of the meet on Saturday, March 23. The Red Rocks will go up against UCLA, Oregon State and California. The early...