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Hogs put up document rating, fall in regional semifinals



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Whereas Arkansas’ season got here to an finish as a group on Thursday evening, the Hogs went out on a excessive notice as they posted a 197.275, this system’s best-ever regional rating.

The Razorbacks got here in third behind No. 1 Oklahoma (197.924) and No. 16 Ohio State (197.350) and fell simply wanting their third consecutive regional closing.

Along with the brand new finest group rating, Arkansas additionally had a brand new regional flooring excessive of 49.500. The Hogs completed in second among the many 4 groups on each flooring and bars (49.350).

Graduate switch Norah Flatley competed all-around and posted a rating of 39.525, second-best within the session and third-best on the day. Her mark of 9.950 on beam was the very best of the night session and tied for second throughout each semifinals.

Redshirt freshman Frankie Worth took the highest spot within the session and on the day on flooring with a stellar routine that scored 9.950. She completed in a three-way tie for the regional title, Arkansas’ first share of 1 since 2018, and first on flooring since 2014.

Freshman Lauren Williams had a standout day in her first NCAA look, with matching 9.900s on vault and flooring, which tied for third and fifth within the session, respectively. Fellow freshman Reese Drotar rounded out prime three finishes of the session for Arkansas with a 9.925 on bars, which tied for third.


Arkansas acquired off to a powerful begin on bars due to a strong lead-off routine from freshman Cally Swaney that scored 9.875, which matches her private excessive. Junior Jensen Scalzo delivered calm consistency as all the time and added a 9.825 for the Hogs within the second spot. Drotar got here up third and sailed by way of her routine, hitting each bit of her routine effectively and caught the double format dismount for a 9.925. Following a fall, freshman Jaime Pratt stayed cool for the Gymbacks and put them again on monitor with a 9.800, which introduced up Flatley because the anchor. She scored a 9.875 to complete the rotation at 49.350 for Arkansas.


Sophomore Kalyxta Gamiao kicked off course for the Gymbacks with a 9.775 and introduced up senior Kiara Gianfagna for her closing routine within the second spot. She cruised by way of it and caught her dismount for an enormous 9.875 rating that paced the Gymbacks. Arkansas had a fall within the third spot, however redshirt freshman Cami Weaver recovered for the Hogs in an enormous method. She added a wonderful routine, full with a stick, and dialed up a 9.900. Williams added a 9.700 subsequent, and Flatley anchored. She put collectively a stunner of a beam routine, sealed with a stick, and scored a 9.950 to push Arkansas to a 49.200 on the occasion.


Arkansas acquired the ground social gathering going with a bang as sophomore Maddie Jones continued to show her energy as a lead-off with a rating of 9.900. Senior Maddie Hickey posted a 9.875 in her closing routine as a Gymback, full with a caught third tumbling go. In fourth, Flatley added a 9.875, and Williams shined at fifth with a rating of 9.900, her eighth mark of 9.900 or above all season. Worth was subsequent to shut issues out, and delivered a monster routine filled with flash that went 9.950, which might maintain as the very best rating of the day and closed the Hogs out with a brand new regional excessive of 49.500.


The Gymbacks began vault with a pair of 9.850 scores on Weaver and Worth’s Yurchenko fulls and a 9.825 for Flatley’s. Sophomore Leah Smith returned to the vault lineup for the primary time since March 5 and scored a 9.800 for her full within the fourth spot. Arkansas’ two Yurchenko 1.5 vaults, from sophomore Makie Sedlacek and freshman Lauren Williams, have been up subsequent. Sedlacek scored a 9.800, and Williams added a 9.900 with only a small step on the touchdown. Arkansas completed the evening with a 49.225 on vault.

Up Subsequent

Arkansas will be taught the fates of its potential particular person nationwide qualifiers as soon as regional competitors in Norman wraps up on Saturday evening. The highest all-arounder and prime occasion scores from non-advancing groups advance to nationals, which is able to happen on April 14 in Fort Value, Texas.



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