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First things first, if you’re not already doing college fantasy gymnastics (and enjoy that kind of thing), you should do it. I played last year and did . . . fine. My major weaknesses were everything, particularly that my beam lineup consisted of two people who could be relied upon to hit well, a couple others who were really happy to get a 9.700, several tumbleweeds, and a box of garbage. It didn’t go beautifully.

This year I plan on making the exact same mistakes and having a grand old time doing it. Really, the best part of fantasy gymnastics is making fun of how terribly your team is doing. I’ve been working on drafting my team and ranking my possible selections today (I’m almost up to the full 150 gymnasts, but I better not get some of these people), and I thought I’d share my rankings and my overthinking process. If you’re playing, feel free to do the same. We can all make fun of each other together this year!

My draft:

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Bridget Sloan” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4094″>Bridget Sloan

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: LSU Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”182″ data-title=”Rheagan Courville” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3849″>Rheagan Courville

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Kytra Hunter” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3817″>Kytra Hunter

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: UCLA Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”208″ data-title=”Samantha Peszek” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3952″>Samantha Peszek

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Minnesota Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”186″ data-title=”Lindsay Mable” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4137″>Lindsay Mable

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Georgia Dabritz” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3953″>Georgia Dabritz

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Chayse Capps” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4472″>Chayse Capps

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Haley Scaman” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4164″>Haley Scaman

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: LSU Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”182″ data-title=”Jessie Jordan” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3851″>Jessie Jordan

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Nebraska Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”188″ data-title=”Jessie DeZiel” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3873″>Jessie DeZiel

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Brenna Dowell” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4807″>Brenna Dowell

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Kennedy Baker” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4703″>Kennedy Baker

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Bridgette Caquatto” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4091″>Bridgette Caquatto

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Alex McMurtry” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4706″>Alex McMurtry

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Kara Lovan” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4475″>Kara Lovan

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Stanford Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”205″ data-title=”Ivana Hong” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4212″>Ivana Hong

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: UCLA Grad Year: 2017 Events: []” data-original-title=”” data-school=”208″ data-title=”Christine Peng-Peng Lee” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4530″>Christine Peng-Peng Lee

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Stanford Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”205″ data-title=”Elizabeth Price” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4857″>Elizabeth Price

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Auburn Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”160″ data-title=”Caitlin Atkinson” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4033″>Caitlin Atkinson

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: UCLA Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”208″ data-title=”Danusia Francis” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4220″>Danusia Francis

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Stanford Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”205″ data-title=”Kristina Vaculik” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3942″>Kristina Vaculik

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Nebraska Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”188″ data-title=”Grace Williams” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4778″>Grace Williams

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Mackenzie Brannan” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4610″>Mackenzie Brannan

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Brittany Rodgers” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4100″>Brittany Rogers

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Tory Wilson” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3956″>Tory Wilson

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Brandie Jay” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4098″>Brandie Jay

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: LSU Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”182″ data-title=”Ashley Gnat” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4420″>Ashleigh Gnat

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Nebraska Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”188″ data-title=”Hollie Blanske” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4141″>Hollie Blanske

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Boise State Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”162″ data-title=”Ciera Perkins” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3775″>Ciera Perkins

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Katie Bailey” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4288″>Katie Bailey

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Michigan Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”184″ data-title=”Nicole Artz” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4428″>Nicole Artz

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Corrie Lothrop” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3954″>Corrie Lothrop

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oregon State Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”195″ data-title=”Madeline Gardiner” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4478″>Madeline Gardiner

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Kaitlyn Clark” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3750″>Kaitlyn Clark

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Kayla Williams” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3753″>Kayla Williams

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Maile’ana Kanewa” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4161″>Maile’ana Kanewa

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Lauren Beers” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4013″>Lauren Beers

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Michigan Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”184″ data-title=”Sachi Sugiyama” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3862″>Sachi Sugiyama

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: North Carolina State Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”191″ data-title=”Brittni Watkins” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4152″>Brittni Watkins

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Kari Lee” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4879″>Kari Lee

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Auburn Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”160″ data-title=”Abigail Milliet” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4630″>Abigail Milliet

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Chelsea Davis” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3825″>Chelsea Davis

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Arkansas Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”159″ data-title=”Amanda Wellick” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4310″>Amanda Wellick

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oregon State Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”195″ data-title=”Chelsea Tang” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3899″>Chelsea Tang

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Nebraska Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”188″ data-title=”Kamerin Moore” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4777″>Kamerin Moore

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Natalie Vaculik” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4719″>Natalie Vaculik

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oregon State Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”195″ data-title=”Kaytianna McMillan” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4480″>Kaytianna McMillan

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: UCLA Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”208″ data-title=”Jennifer Pinches” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4533″>Jennifer Pinches

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Arizona Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”157″ data-title=”Shelby Edwards” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4021″>Shelby Edwards

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Kiera Brown” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4388″>Kiera Brown

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Keeley Kmieciak” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4162″>Keeley Kmieciak

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: LSU Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”182″ data-title=”Erin Macadaeg” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4753″>Erin Macadaeg

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”Rebecca Clark” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3894″>Rebecca Clark

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Ohio State Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”193″ data-title=”Taylor Harrison” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4800″>Taylor Harrison

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Georgia Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”175″ data-title=”Vivi Babalis” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4716″>Vivi Babalis

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Cal Berkeley Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”167″ data-title=”Toni-Ann Williams” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4674″>Toni-Ann Williams

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Auburn Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”160″ data-title=”MJ Rott” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4314″>MJ Rott

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Michigan Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”184″ data-title=”Austin Sheppard” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4130″>Austin Sheppard

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Nebraska Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”188″ data-title=”Jennie Laeng” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4445″>Jennie Laeng

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Michigan Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”184″ data-title=”Brianna Brown” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4759″>Brianna Brown

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Michigan Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”184″ data-title=”Talia Chiarelli” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4429″>Talia Chiarelli

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: LSU Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”182″ data-title=”Lloimincia Hall” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3850″>Lloimincia Hall

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Arkansas Grad Year: 2018 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”159″ data-title=”Braie Speed” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4623″>Braie Speed

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Becky Tutka” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3955″>Becky Tutka

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Kailah Delaney” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4221″>Kailah Delaney

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Stanford Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”205″ data-title=”Taylor Rice” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4213″>Taylor Rice

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Utah Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”209″ data-title=”Baely Rowe” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4535″>Baely Rowe

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oklahoma Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”194″ data-title=”McKenzie Wofford” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4476″>McKenzie Wofford

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Claire Boyce” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4382″>Claire Boyce

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Alabama Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”155″ data-title=”Aja Sims” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4293″>Aja Sims

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Florida Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#, #, #]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”173″ data-title=”Rachel Spicer” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3819″>Rachel Spicer

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Illinois Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”176″ data-title=”Giana O’Connor” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4103″>Giana O’Connor

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Oregon State Grad Year: 2016 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”195″ data-title=”Risa Perez” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4166″>Risa Perez

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: Auburn Grad Year: 2015 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”160″ data-title=”Bri Guy” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”3764″>Bri Guy

    <li class="gymnastinfo" data-content=" School: UCLA Grad Year: 2017 Events: [#]” data-original-title=”” data-school=”208″ data-title=”Angi Cipra” href=”http://www.collegefantasygymnastics.com/draft#&#8221; id=”4528″>Angi Cipra

Am I pretending that all of this makes sense? No. But it’s what I have right now. This is the part that I’ve thought about. After #75, it’s just “I’ve heard of you/You got a 9.850 once that I remember.”

Thoughts:

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