Despite Georgia earning its best overall score this season, the Tigers outscored the GymDogs in every event to dominate the meet.
This practice of rotating lineups is both a product of various injuries and the pandemic-affected season, giving each gymnast more opportunity to branch out with the events they practice and compete.
To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.
Top-ranked Florida defeated Georgia 197.25-196.075 on Friday night in Gainesville, Florida, handing the GymDogs their first loss of the season. The Gators have now triumphed in this rivalry meeting for two consecutive seasons.
While elements such as new lineups and 20% capacity at Stegeman Coliseum posed potential distractions, head coach Courtney Kupets Carter saw an energetic and focused performance against Missouri.
The GymDogs will kick off their 2021 campaign Friday night against Missouri in Stegeman Coliseum for their first meet of a conference-only season.
To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black sports offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.
The SEC announced that the Georgia GymDogs will compete in eight regular season meets before a March 20 SEC Championship in spring 2021.
Nov. 11 marked the first day of the 2020-21 signing period for non-football and basketball recruits from the class of 2021. The Red & Black has compiled a list of athletes who have signed with Georgia.
Due to concern over the spread of COVID-19, all spring sporting events were canceled on March 17. Despite many seasons being halted abruptly, there were still plenty of game-changing performances across the spring semester.
Rachel Dickson and Sabrina Vega, the two seniors on the 2020 GymDogs roster, showcased remarkable skills, achieved high scores and earned significant titles and honors competing for Georgia.
While traditional Georgia sports coverage is on hold for the time being, The Red & Black is going to continue writing.
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 and containment efforts made by the SEC and NCAA, the Georgia gymnastics’ team experienced multiple ups and downs during the shortened 2020 season.
Due to increased concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the SEC announced on Wednesday that conference sports events — including all Georgia sports events — will be closed to the public from Thursday, March 12 through March 30.
Georgia gymnastics posted another low late-season score on Saturday night, finishing with a 196.05 against rival No. 8 Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
A much-anticipated meet for Georgia gymnastics against Florida turned into disappointment by the end of Friday night, as Georgia’s multiple falters and unstuck landings contributed to poor scores in each event.