Week 3 Rankings and Notes

WEEK 3 RANKINGS
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 1. Oklahoma 197.900
  • Sooners retain #1 ranking and maintain average with 197.925
  • Nichols’ 39.875 AA score is highest since 2006, including VT 10.000
  • Capps scores two 9.950s and doesn’t win either event
  • Another UB far for Wofford takes away massive 198 score
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 2. LSU 197.625
  • 197.475 is season low score. So stop sucking, LSU
  • 9.925s lead team – Finnegan (UB, BB), Gnat (BB, FX)
  • Ruby Harrold finally debuts for 9.875 UB, 9.850 FX
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 3. Florida 197.342
  • Gators hold steady after 197.325 at UNC’s pride meet
  • McMurtry (VT, BB) and Boren (FX) lead team with 9.950s
  • 9.825 parades on UB, FX keep team total out of stratosphere
  • Baker (only UB) and Chant (no events) rested for this meet
green-up-arrow 4. Utah 197.050
  • Jumps ahead of Alabama for 4th after season-high 197.625
  • Skinner’s 39.775 AA total is second-highest this season
  • Skinner records 9.975 on VT, FX
  • Rowe wins UB with 9.950
reddownarrow 5. Alabama 197.008
  • Tide drops one spot despite season-high 197.225
  • Nickie Guerrero records 9.950 on both her events
  • Sims adds 9.950 on BB, Winston on FX
  • Desch adds BB for 9.875, Mahoney debuts UB for 9.850
  • Jetter adds FX, falls for 9.350
green-up-arrow 6. Kentucky 196.375
  • Kentucky finally good enough to take advantage of being in SEC
  • 197.100 is school record for second week in a row
  • Korth, Dukes, Stuart all break 39.4 in the AA
  • Dukes (BB), Korth (FX) lead team with 9.950
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 7. Denver 196.367
  • Second-hand Utah glow gives Denver season-high 196.875
  • 9.900s from Ogden, Ross (UB) and Fielitz (VT) lead team
  • Karr has a total off day for a bunch of 9.850s
reddownarrow 8. UCLA 196.263
  •  Idle UCLA drops two places to 8th
green-up-arrow 9. Southern Utah 196.150
  • Finally starts season, debuts in the 196s in beating Stanford
  • BB 9.875s from Jorgensen, Bozzuto, Ramirez, Webb lead team
green-up-arrow 10. Michigan 196.100
  • Michigan records first hit meet of 2017 for 197.050, jumps to 10th
  • Artz scores first career 10.000 on FX
  • Zaziski rebounds from two poor meets with 9.975 on UB
reddownarrow 11. Missouri 195.950
  • Missouri counts UB fall for 195.550, drops three ranking places
  • Ward goes 9.950 on VT again, though it was weaker than last week
  • Harris scores 9.900 on FX for team’s second-best number
reddownarrow 12. Nebraska 195.875
  • Nebraska improves to 196.050 but falls one spot in the rankings
  • Epperson makes Husker debut on three events, Williams still just BB
  • Lambert leads AA (39.200), VT (9.875), and FX (9.900)
green-up-arrow 12. Georgia 195.875
  • Georgia’s vague BB recovery hits a wobbly snag for 48.725, 196.225
  • Snead’s 9.900 on VT, Marino’s 9.900 on FX lead team
  • Johnson sticks a Yfull for 9.875
  • UB rotation judged with a CoP called “None for Rachel Schick, bye”
green-up-arrow 14. Boise State 195.763
  • Boise State gets into the 196s in season’s 2nd meet for 196.225
  • McGregor’s 9.900 on UB leads the team
  • Means joins the FX lineup for first time with 9.800
reddownarrow 15. Cal 195.725
  • First score of 196 so far this season with 196.300
  • Richardson UB, Palomares VT, Williams FX lead team with 9.900s
  • FX is only event under 49 after counting 9.650 and 9.700
reddownarrow 16. Auburn 195.717
  • A meet of 9.7s sends Auburn to a 195.800
  • Milliet leads team with 9.875 on BB
  • Depleted VT lineup goes a meet-low 48.800
green-up-arrow 17. Oregon State 195.667
  • OSU recovers from disaster for a season-high 196.900
  • McMillan wins three events, co-victory with Aufiero on UB for 9.900
  • Dessaints takes the UB crown with 9.900
  • 9.775 is lowest counting score
reddownarrow 18. George Washington 195.592
  • GW hits 196.000 for first time this season
  • Mermelstein’s 9.875 on BB and Winstanley’s on FX lead team
  • 49.150 BB score keeps team ranked 6th on the event
reddownarrow 19. Washington 195.250
  • Improves 0.150 over last week with 195.325
  • Burleson takes meet AA title with 39.350
  • Duranczyk’s 9.925 on UB leads the team
  • Counting a fall on FX takes away possible 196
reddownarrow 20. Ohio State 195.233
  • OSU falls to Iowa by virtue of a bit too much of a 9.7 fest
  • Still improves season average with 195.525 total
  • BB scores lead team, Hofland 9.900, Merkle 9.875
reddownarrow 21. Illinois 195.133
  • Unexpected struggles on UB land Illinois with 195.300
  • Highest score is 9.850 from Horth (UB), Leduc (BB)
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 22. Iowa 195.063
  • Iowa stays planted at 22nd for third-straight week after 196.175
  • Drenth leads AA with 39.350, BB with 9.925
  • Kaji’s FX 9.900 is second-highest Iowa score
  • 49.375 BB total leads to victory over Ohio State
equal-sign-clip-art-5pypjt-clipart 23. Arkansas 194.775
  • Without both Wellick and Garner, Arkansas endures for 195.025
  • McGlone, not pee pants at all, leads team on her three events
  • Thrown-together UB lineup struggles for 48.425 with no falls
green-up-arrow 24. NC State 194.619
  • Another high 194 (194.850) keeps NC State in the top 25
  • 9.900 for Paris Phillips on FX leads the team
green-up-arrow 25. West Virginia 194.608
  • 195.550 against Oklahoma is season-high by over a point
  • Koshinski’s 9.950 on FX is the team’s one score in the 9.9s

Week 3 top AA:
1. Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma – 39.875
2. MyKayla Skinner, Utah – 39.775
3. Alicia Boren, Florida – 39.625
3. Baely Rowe, Utah – 39.625
5. Chayse Capps, Oklahoma – 39.600

Week 3 top VT:
1. Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma – 10.000
2. MyKayla Skinner, Utah – 9.975
3. Alex McMurtry, Florida – 9.950
3. Nickie Guerrero, Alabama – 9.950
3. Britney Ward, Missouri – 9.950
3. Ali Jackson, Oklahoma – 9.950

Week 3 top UB:
1. Paige Zaziski, Michigan – 9.975
2. Baely Rowe, Utah – 9.950
2. Sabrina Garcia, Penn State – 9.950
4. Kendall Valentin, Eastern Michigan – 9.925
4. Sarah Finnegan, LSU – 9.925
4. Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma – 9.925
4. Kaitlyn Duranczyk, Washington – 9.925

Week 3 top BB:
1. Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma – 9.975
2. Alex McMurtry, Florida – 9.950
2. Sidney Dukes, Kentucky – 9.950
2. Nickie Guerrero, Alabama – 9.950
2. Aja Sims, Alabama – 9.950
2. Chayse Capps, Oklahoma – 9.950

Week 3 top FX:
1. Nicole Artz, Michigan – 10.000
2. Maggie Nichols, Oklahoma – 9.975
2. MyKayla Skinner, Utah – 9.975
4. Alicia Boren, Florida – 9.950
4. Mollie Korth, Kentucky – 9.950
4. Kiana Winston, Alabama – 9.950
4. Chayse Capps, Oklahoma – 9.950
4. Ali Jackson, Oklahoma – 9.950
4. Kirah Koshinski, West Virginia – 9.950

Full rankings at RTN.


I’m back! I go away for one second and all the judges are like, “10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10s FOR EVERYONE.” When the cat’s away. I promise never to leave you again. Two 10.000s were awarded this weekend, along with five 9.975s.

Oklahoma solidified its place at the top of the rankings with a hundred billion 9.9s and a juicy away score. The Sooners are starting to create a margin that will be tough to make up as long as we’re still basing the rankings on average. Even #2 LSU would have to beat Oklahoma by well over a point this coming weekend to make up that margin, which seems highly unlikely.

Utah decided to remind everyone that they, like, invented SEC scoring and moved up to 4th with a 197.625. Judges giving 10s for non-stuck DTYs are the new bomber jacket. The team did very well to full out lineups without Schwab, dropping some potential scoring on VT, UB, BB, but not to a level that showed up dramatically in the final total.

Kentucky is becoming the major story of January, moving up to #6 and using the AA power of Korth, Dukes, Stuart, and Hyland to put up competitive lineups even without the presumed important contributions from Waltz and Kwan. Next weekend’s two meets will be a strategic test for a team reliant on a few key AAers. Do you rest people?

We saw a number of teams hit season highs and yet fall in the rankings because the the 196.9s are beginning to flow. Lower 196s aren’t going to get teams very far right now if they’re hoping for a spot in the top 20.

Non-famous stars of the week
Gymnasts from schools outside the top 25 who scored over 9.900

Sabrina Garcia, Penn State, Bars – 9.950
Her second 9.950 of the season

Khasia Hislop, North Carolina, Floor – 9.925
Reminding us that North Carolina has gymnasts other than Morgan Lane

Kendall Valentin, Eastern Michigan, Bars – 9.925
Eastern Michigan didn’t completely fall away post-Santos, post-Slocum

Katy Clements, Central Michigan, Floor – 9.925
Macey Hilliker, Central Michigan, Floor – 9.925
CMU lost a major class after 2015, the juniors reminding us of the good days

Rachel Stypinski, Kent State, Floor – 9.925
The queen of this category, would be a star even on top-10 teams

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20 thoughts on “Week 3 Rankings and Notes”

  1. Do we know why Claire Hammen isn’t competing? And does anyone have a good guess on when Copiak may be back in line-ups after her back spasms? Do we know if anything is up with Ella Douglas? Looking only at scores it seems she had a bad meet the week before last, and then last week she wasn’t competing at all.

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    1. I think so. The Gator’s interviews after the meet on Friday highly implied that Chant was just being rested for the week and that it wasn’t anything long term.

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