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University of Utah womens gymnastics senior MaKenna Merrell-Giles performs on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. Penn State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Red Rocks Set to Open Home Pac-12 Competition Against Arizona

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 31, 2019

  The No. 4 University of Utah Red Rock Gymnastics (4-0, 2-0 Pac-12) team is back home for the first time in over a month this Friday, Feb. 1, to take on No. 23 Arizona (3-3, 1-1 Pac-12) in the...

University of Utah womens gymnastics junior MaKenna Merrell-Giles performs on the balance beam 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)

Red Rocks Defeat Sun Devils

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 27, 2019

  The No. 4 University of Utah Red Rocks Gymnastics team finished off a three-week road trip with a victory in Tempe, taking down No. 19 Arizona State 197.375-195.825. This marks the fourth...

University of Utah womens gymnastics sophomore Sydney Soloski performs on the floor in a dual meet vs. Penn State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Red Rocks to Open Pac-12 Competition at Oregon State

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 17, 2019

  The University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) is set to open up the conference competition this weekend when the No. 4 Red Rocks will take the journey up to Corvallis to...

University of Utah womens gymnastics senior Kari Lee performs on the floor in a dual meet vs. Penn State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Red Rocks Edge Out BYU in 100th Meeting

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 13, 2019

  It was a meet to remember, as the No. 3 University of Utah Red Rock Gymnastics team defeated rival Brigham Young University with a score of 197.250 to 196.485 in the hundredth meeting between...

University of Utah womens gymnastics junior MyKayla Skinner performs on the balance beam in a dual meet vs. Penn State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Red Rocks Set to Take on BYU

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 11, 2019

  The University of Utah Red Rocks Gymnastics (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) team hits the road for the first time this season when they take on BYU (0-0) on Friday, Jan. 11 at the Marriott Center. The Red...

University of Utah womens gymnastics senior Kari Lee performs on the floor in a dual meet vs. Penn State at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Red Rocks Down Penn State 197.175 to 194.450

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 7, 2019

The chalk is out, the beams are up and the Utes are in prime form, as seen on Friday night. The fifth-ranked University of Utah Red Rocks (1-0 overall, 0-0 Pac-12) opened up their 2019 season with a...

University of Utah womens gymnastics junior Missy Reinstadtler performs on the beam in the Red Rock preview at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.  (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Freshmen Show Off Skills in Red Rock Preview

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor December 9, 2018

  Fans got a first look at the 2019 University of Utah Red Rocks Gymnastics team last Friday. Over 5,000 fans came out to support the team in their lone exhibition match before the season gets underway....

University of Utah womens gymnastics team compete 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)

U Gymnastics: Rocking 2019

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor December 6, 2018

After a great season capped off with a fifth-place finish in the NCAA Championship, the University of Utah gymnastics team is ready to get back on the floor of the Huntsman Center and start their season....

MaKenna Merrell-Giles as Red Rocks take on Washington at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake, UT on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Merrell-Giles Changes Her Outlook, Reaps Success

By Carra McManamon February 5, 2018

Junior MaKenna Merrell-Giles changed one thing this season that has made all the difference in her success — she decided to have fun again. “My freshman and sophomore year, the season was always...

MaKenna Merrell-Giles
as Red Rocks take on Washington at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake, UT on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Merrell-Giles Earns Perfect 10 as Red Rocks Defeat UW

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor February 4, 2018

The Huntsman Center was packed to capacity on Saturday when the University of Utah gymnastics team defeated the University of Washington,197.700-196.250. The Red Rocks went into the competition rested...