Mizzou Climbs Four Spots in Gymnastics National Poll

6 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Monday, February 27 2012 Feb 27, 2012 Monday, February 27, 2012 6:50:52 AM CST February 27, 2012 in Tiger Talk
Source: Jenny Dewar - Press Release

COLUMBIA -- Mizzou Gymnastics has moved up four spots to No. 13 in the GymInfo National Top 25 Rankings this week. The improvement comes after the Tigers earned a 196.250-193.825 victory over Bowling Green State on February 24.

The rankings are now based on Regional Qualifying Average, which determines a team's qualification for the NCAA regional competition. It is calculated through a compilation of a team's and an all-around competitor's six best regular-season-meet scores, of which three must be away. To obtain the final number, the high score is eliminated and the remaining five scores are averaged.

At No. 13 in the nation, the Tigers boast an RQS of 195.790 and a season average of 195.341. The Tigers earned their season-high score of 196.375 against Oklahoma on Feb. 17. Missouri is also ranked No.13 on the vault with a vault RQS of 49.070. The Tigers sit in a tie for 15th on the uneven bars with Penn State and LSU, and the team is also in a tie for No. 16 in the nation on the balance beam. On the floor exercise, Mizzou comes in at No. 16 as well, with an RQS of 48.975.

Also leading the nation, senior Mary Burke is ranked No. 13 in the all-around competition. Burke set a career-high score of 39.475 against Bowling Green last Friday and boasts an RQS of 39.260. Burke is also ranked in a tie for 20th in the nation on the vault and 26th on the uneven bars. After sharing the bars title with Burke against Bowling Green, Heizelman ranks 33rd in the nation on the bars with an RQS of 9.825. Freshman Rachel Updike is ranked 29th in the nation on the vault, 44th in the nation on the balance beam and 36th on the floor exercise. Updike boasts a season-high 9.925 on floor and holds an RQS of 9.835.

Missouri travels to Denver this weekend for a quad-meet with Denver, West Virginia and Western Michigan. The meet is set for 7 p.m. CT.

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