Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics Tickets
Division: NCAA Division I
Conference: Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Team Colors: Blue and White
Team Nickname: The Cats
Head Coach: Tim Garrison since 2012
Notable Kentucky Wildcats Gymnasts: Jenny Hansen
Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics TicketsAs one of the eight collegiate gymnastics teams of the SEC Conference, the Kentucky Wildcats Women's Gymnastics team from the University of Kentucky has a solid history competing at the NCAA Division I level. Unlike elite international level gymnastics competitions that focus on individual medals, NCAA competitions emphasize the school team. With much of the focus on bolstering school spirit, NCAA Division I gymnastics competitions award both team and individual medals for each event apparatus in addition to the all-around medal. During a collegiate gymnastics competition, gymnasts from different teams perform on four different apparatus in the span of four rounds. The NCAA gymnastics season will eventually narrow down the 82 NCAA members to one final champion at the annual NCAA Championship. In 2018, the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics team finished fourth at the SEC Championships and second at the NCAA Regional Championships. Get your Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics tickets at StubHub today!
Where can I get Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics tickets?You can get tickets for the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics competitions at StubHub. StubHub has a variety of tickets for gymnastics fans to the SEC Gymnastics Championships, NCAA Women's Gymnastics competitions as well as other local gymnastics events.
Who are the seasonal rivals of the Kentucky Wildcats Women's Gymnastics team?With the SEC collegiate gymnastics season progressing from the SEC regular season to the SEC Championships, NCAA Regional Championships and the NCAA Championships, the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics team will be facing off all season against the other members of the SEC in order to ultimately secure a spot to advance to the NCAA Regional and the NCAA Championships. Currently, eight of the collegiate members of the SEC offer a NCAA Division I women's gymnastics program. These teams include Louisiana State University Tigers, University of Florida Gators, University of Alabama Crimson Tide, University of Georgia Bulldog, Auburn University Auburn Tigers, University of Arkansas Razorbacks and the University of Missouri Tigers.
Who is a notable gymnast from the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics team?Jenny Hansen was one of the most decorated gymnasts to emerge from the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics team history. As an active team member during the 1993 - 1996 seasons, Jenny Hansen is an eight time NCAA champion and four times All-American. In 2006, Jenny Hansen was inducted into the Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame. During her time on the team, she had earned a perfect 10.0 score 21 times on the individual vault, once on the individual balance beam and six times on the individual floor exercise.
What can I expect to see at a Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics competition?Gymnasts compete on four different events, also known as apparatus - the floor exercise, vault, balance beam and the uneven bars. At the completion of a round, the lowest score of each team is dropped, and the teams move onto the next apparatus in a rotation format. At the end of the competition, the school's total score is totaled from all four rounds to determine the final ranking. Collegiate gymnastics competitions differ from international elite level competitions in several ways. Collegiate gymnastics competitions still use the 10.0 scoring system and emphasize team ranking as opposed to individual ranking as the means of qualification to Regional and National Championships.
Where do the Kentucky Wildcats Gymnastics team compete?The Kentucky Wildcats Women's Gymnastics team competes at both home and away competitions throughout the regular gymnastics season. At home, the team's home gym is the on-campus Memorial Coliseum. The team shares the gym with Kentucky Wildcats Women's Volleyball and Basketball teams.
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