Georgia Gymnastics Team Faces a Challenging 2016 Schedule

The Georgia Gymnastics team released its 2016 schedule and once again the Gymdogs face a formidable slate.

TheGeorgia Gymdogs gymnastics team will take on all six of the NCAA Super Six teams from last season, including home meets against Oklahoma, Florida, Stanford, and Auburn, as the Gymdogs’ 2016 schedule was released Thursday.”We love the opportunities that this year’s schedule will bring,” said head coach Danna Durante.

“Facing top teams both at home and on the road promises to be a great experience for our athletes.Four of our five home meets are against teams that were in the Super Six last season and we’re pleased to host an NCAA Regional. It will be an exciting season in Stegeman Coliseum and can’t wait to see our fans in January.

The Gymdogs’ annual Sneak Peek event will be held Friday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Suzanne Yoculan Gymnastics Center. Georgia opens the season January 9 at Michigan, while the home opener is slated for Monday, January 18, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, vs. Stanford.Georgia’s meets against Arkansas , Florida and Alabama will air live on the SEC Network.Georgia will face nine of the other 11 teams that competed in the NCAA Championships last season.

Georgia will serve as one of six host sites for an NCAA Gymnastics Regional in 2016. The competition will be held at Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday, April 2, and teams and all-around competitors advancing out of the regional championships will compete at the NCAA Championships in Forth Worth, Texas, April 15-17.

2016 Georgia Gymnastics Schedule

Dec. 18 Sneak Peek (Athens, Ga. – Suzanne Yoculan Gymnastics Center – 7 p.m.)Jan. 9 at Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich. – 4 p.m.)
Jan. 15 at Arkansas (Fayetteville, Ark. – 8:30 p.m.)
Jan. 18 vs. Stanford (Athens, Ga. – 2 p.m.)
Jan. 22 at Missouri (Columbia, Mo. – 8 p.m.)
Jan. 29 at Kentucky (Lexington, Ky. – 7 p.m.)
Feb. 5 vs. Florida (Athens, Ga. – 7 p.m.)
Feb. 13 vs. LSU (Athens, Ga. – 4 p.m.)
Feb. 20 vs. Oklahoma (Athens, Ga. – 4 p.m.)
Feb. 26 at Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala. – 8:30 p.m.)
March 4 vs. Auburn (Athens, Ga. – 7 p.m.)
March 6 or 7 at UCLA (Los Angeles – time TBA)
March 11 at Utah (Salt Lake City – 9 p.m.)
March 19 at SEC Championship (Little Rock, Ark. – 2 p.m./6 p.m.)
April 2 NCAA Regional (Athens, Ga. – 4 p.m.)
April 15-17 NCAA Championships (Fort Worth, Texas)


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