Georgia at Alabama
|Full Results||Alabama: 197.475||Georgia: 196.800|
The Big Storyline: Though Alabama won the meet by over half a point, Georgia put together its most complete performance of the season. The Crimson Tide performed well, but lacked the power and precision on vault and beam they demonstrated in last week’s win over North Carolina and Western Michigan. They also lost junior Makarri Doggette to an unspecified injury on floor (though coach Dana Duckworth later confirmed that it was not an Achilles tear).
Implications: The Gymdogs continue to climb the rankings, cracking the top 30 for the first time this season, but they remain well behind the rest of the SEC.
Records: Georgia posted 49 or higher on every event for the first time this season.
Current Rankings: No. 30 Georgia at No. 8 Alabama
Why You Should Clear Space on Your DVR: Georgia is ranked last in the SEC and on the verge of having its worst season in program history. Head coach Courtney Kupets-Carter is on the hot seat, and the team will have to perform at another level against Alabama. The duo have a storied rivalry, so it’s bound to be an exciting meet.
You Can Fast Forward, but not Through This: Rachel Baumann is having a career year in her senior season with personal bests on vault, beam and floor. Classmate Megan Roberts has a nice Yurchenko one and a half, and Alabama’s Makarri Doggette made her floor debut last week and has the potential to score well in the all-around if she competes on all four events.
- Video Type: SECN
- Video: https://www.espn.com/watch/player/_/id/af425e20-8987-4aad-a21a-3b809fc0fcb6
- Scores: http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=383462
- Live Blog: https://collegegymnews.com/2022/02/11/live-blog-no-30-georgia-at-no-8-alabama/
- Live Blog Editor: Tavia