Despite suffering multiple injuries during the week and being forced to make changes to every event’s lineup, Georgia gymnastics took home a first-place 197.075.
Georgia football signed its second No. 1 ranked recruiting class in three years. Both women’s and men’s basketball lost to SEC opponents, and softball won with ease on its opening weekend.
Heenan Dodson and Kupets Carter would go on to compete together for Georgia — Heenan Dodson from 2005-08 and Kupets Carter from 2006-09. Heenan Dodson joined Georgia’s staff in July 2019. Now the two jointly coach the newest generation of Georgia gymnasts.
As each floor routine completed, the cheers from Georgia gymnastics fans grew louder on Sunday afternoon. Guided by a 49.6, the highest floor score in three years, the GymDogs topped Auburn 197.425 to 196.350.
The Georgia gymnastics team had a successful Super Bowl Sunday performance in Stegeman Coliseum, as they defeated Auburn 197.425 to 196.350 in a meet full of season-high scores.
The Georgia gymnastics team finished in fourth place at the Metroplex Challenge Saturday night with a score of 196.3 after facing three ranked opponents.
Head coach Courtney Kupets Carter said preparing beyond physical strength and starting to build mental toughness gives an extra push of confidence that leads to confetti-worthy performances.
The Georgia gymnastics team took home its first home win of its 2020 campaign Monday afternoon in Stegeman Coliseum, beating Iowa State 197.325 to 196.625.
The Georgia gymnastics team fell to LSU in its first SEC matchup of the season on Jan. 10. Heading into their next meet on Jan. 20 against Iowa State, here are three takeaways from The Red & Black:
The work from de Jong and the other GymDogs promotes their vision for 2020. de Jong has seen the attitude come to life through the freshmen.
For the 2020 season, the GymDogs need to fill three critical spots in the bars lineup. The top three bar workers of 2019 are absent from 2020’s roster due to various reasons.
The GymDogs showed promise with energetic floor performances and strong freshmen debuts, but they also dealt with a shaky rotation on bars, where three of the six in their current lineup were consistent contributors on the event in 2019.
The battle between Georgia and LSU continues inside Stegeman Coliseum in Athens on Friday night as the GymDogs host the Tigers in their SEC home opener.
Just days before the GymDogs’ first meet of the new year, senior all-around gymnast Rachel Dickson suffered a season-ending Achilles tear in practice. Now they have to adjust to a new normal.
After the first regular season meet gave a glimpse into what the rotations could look like in 2020, The Red & Black breaks down which up-and-coming GymDogs are likely to emerge in Rachel Dickson’s absence on each event.
The No. 8 Georgia gymnastics team kicked off the 2020 season Friday night at the Critique Classic Invitational in Kissimmee, Florida. The GymDogs finished first with a score of 195.1.