The Balance Beam Situation

Because gymnastics is a comedy, not a drama

Embarrassment and Road Work

Is it bad that my ears grow eight sizes every time I hear the phrase “disciplinary reasons”?  Do go on…

They really shouldn’t let her wait a few days to do these press conferences.  We need gymnastike in there every week interviewing her immediately (Inexcusable!).

EHH hasn’t really been herself so far this year, so they shouldn’t suffer too much without her except for her consistency on beam.

The team is embarrassed by that tank.  So were we.

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In numbers news, I’ve been harping on the necessity to put up those usable road scores early on for RQS, so let’s take a look at the average road scores for the top 25 teams.

Average Road Score (as of January 31, 2012)
1. Arkansas – 196.575
2. Oklahoma – 196.417
3. Alabama – 196.250
4. Florida – 196.150
4. Georgia – 196.150
6. Utah – 196.075
7. Penn State – 195.792
8. Nebraska – 195.775
9. UCLA – 195.638
10. Ohio State – 195.392
11. Missouri – 195.125
12. LSU – 194.875
13. Arizona – 194.750
14. Stanford – 194.525
15. Denver – 194.517
16. Illinois – 194.388
17. Oregon State – 194.375
18. Auburn – 194.288
19. Iowa – 194.213
20. NC State – 194.138
21. Washington – 194.108
22. Boise State – 193.525
23. West Virginia – 193.475
24. Michigan – 193.150
25. Minnesota – 192.800

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