The competition will be streamed for free on Sporfie (link above) starting at 3:45pm CT. You can also view live stats at the link above. You can purchase your admission ticket to the Maverik Center for $15 using the link above.
Maroon and Gold kicked off their 2023 season with wins over Hamline, Gustavus Adolphus and Winona State at the Best of Minnesota Quad Meet at the Maturi Pavilion on January 6th.Senior Halle Remlinger tying a career-high score on the floor with a 9.950 on Friday night.Junior Mya Houten When Gianna Gerdes Competing as all-around competitors for the first time in their college careers, Houten scored 38.750 and Gerdes scored 39.025.
The Gophers are ranked 19th in the nation after their first game of the season, according to RoadToNationals. Minnesota ranks 11th in vault, 22nd in horizontal bar, 27th in beam, and 19th in floor.
Remlinger is tied for 1st in floor (9.950), Hooten is 4th in vault (9.925) and 17th in floor (9.900).
Scouting at UCLA, Boise State University, WA
For the second season in a row, the Gophers will face Olympic silver medalist Jordan Childs and the UCLA Bruins. In the Bruins’ first game, Childs finished with 39.650 all-around, including 9.900 on vault and floor and 9.975 on vault. Freshman Serena Harris posted a 39.500 all-around and a score of 9.900 on vault, bar and floor. UCLA started the year ranked her 10th in the WCGA preseason polls.
Boise State will make its season debut at the Maverick Center on Saturday, but was absent last weekend. The Gophers finished just one ahead of the Broncos in the second round of the NCAA Regionals last season. That’s a new program record NCAA Regional score of 196.425 for the Broncos. Boise State will enter the 2023 season after he finished 24th in the RoadToNationals rankings last season. The Broncos ranked 7th nationally in his 2022, according to the same RoadToNationals ranking.
Washington heads to the Wasatch Classic after wins over Fisk and North Carolina in the Super 16 on January 6. Washington said he ranked 21st in the WCGA preseason polls before the Super 16 matchup, and is currently ranked 25th after one event. In this competition, the Huskies posted his best season-opening score since 2004.