Gainesville, FL – The No. 2 Florida gymnast defeated No. 17 Georgia in her best result of the season in front of a packed Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.
Florida’s 197.90 is the fourth highest in the nation for the first month of the season. Georgia’s 196.85 is his second highest total in 2023.
Boosting Gators team totals trinity thomas 10.0, with Thomas Lian Wong Season-best event totals for vault and balance beam.
The result moves Florida to the top of the Southeastern Conference regular-season undefeated record. Streak details below:
Southeastern Conference regular season undefeated record💪#GoGators | | #WeChomp pic.twitter.com/BWM0Kya2D4
— Gators Gymnastics (@GatorsGym) January 28, 2023
Florida State Unbeaten SEC Regular Season Record
All Southeastern Conference teams began playing regular season action against their respective league teams in 1992.
With tonight’s win and the last team to beat UF in regular season action (UGA’s win on February 22, 2019), Florida now owns an undefeated Southeastern Conference regular-season winning streak. increase.
|24-0-1||florida||March 1, 2019 @ Arkansas||Current|
|24-0||Georgia||January 19, 1992 v. LSU||March 1, 1996 @ Alabama|
|23-0-1||Georgia||January 20, 2006 vs Arkansas||January 15, 2010 @ Alabama|
|19-0-1||Georgia||January 19, 1997 vs Florida||March 4, 2000 @ Alabama|
|19-0||Georgia||January 25, 2002 @ Auburn||February 4, 2005 vs Florida|
|17-0||LSUs||February 19, 2016 vs Auburn||Jan 11, 2019 @ Auburn|
Thomas scored a 10.0 for the third time this season, this time on the vault. This earns Thomas his fourth career gym slam. Because she is the only collegiate gymnast to score at least four of her 10.0s on each apparatus.Wong and a freshman Kayla Diserro She shared second place with Georgia’s Naya Howard with 9.875. His 49.425 for Florida is more than one-tenth his highest vault that season.
Trinity Thomas 23rd Perfect 1️⃣0️⃣ @gators gym pic.twitter.com/H1j6tteJFd
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) January 27, 2023
The nearly perfect 9.975 uneven bars mark was first posted by Thomas and then by Wong at the anchor position. Sophomore Sloane Blakely She set her college bar vest at 9.925 to complete the event’s gator sweep.
Wong anchored UF’s beam set with a winning mark of 9.925. Blakely led the line-up with a season-best beam his mark 9.9, sharing his second place with DiCero, UGA’s Hayley DeJon and Vanessa Deniz. His 49.475 for Florida equals a season high.
junior transfer Victoria NguyenCompeting in Georgia State for the first two seasons, he shared the title of the event with Thomas by setting a college floor exercise high of 9.925.
Wong won the overall with 39.65. This is his second win in 2023 and his fifth in his career.
x4 career gym slam
Her 10.0 is in the vault and trinity thomas There are currently at least four 10.0’s on each device. She is the only gymnast in her NCAA history to score a career 10, enough to four gym her Slams.
Of the 12 gymnasts who have completed gym slams, Thomas is one of only three to achieve 10.0 on each apparatus, enough to register for multiple gym slams.
- trinity thomas – Florida (4)
- Kyla Ross – UCLA (2)
- Maggie Nichols – Oklahoma (2)
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|trinity thomas||florida||2019-Present||Four||Four||Four||11||twenty three|
|Kyla Ross||UCLA||2017-20||Five||11||Four||2||twenty two|
|Maggie Nichols||Oklahoma||2017-20||9||Four||7||2||twenty two|
|Karin Richie||Georgia||1996-99||9||8||1||3||twenty one|
|Ashley Kelly||Arizona||June 2003||3||1||3||1||8|
Gator performance notes:
- Florida’s 197.90 is the fourth highest in the nation for the first month of the season.
- Florida has sold out 13 of its last 16 games and has sold out its last seven in a row. Tonight’s crowd of 9,586 is his sixth since the reopening of his Exactech Arena in 2017 after the renovation of the O’Connell Center.
- In the last eight competitions she has competed in, Thomas has scored nine 10.0s – 2022 NCAA Regional Second Round (UB, FX), NCAA Regional Finals (V, FX), NCAA Semis (FX), NCAA Finals ( FX), 2023 season opener (BB) ), 2023 vs. Auburn (FX), 2023 vs. Georgia (V). There is a gym slam in the span.
- Thomas currently holds the 4th spot among the national 10.0 leaders and has a career total of 23 perfect marks.
- The three event titles bring Thomas’ school-record total of 125 wins. She is the only Gator with over 100 event wins.
- Nguyen shared his victory on the floor with Thomas tonight. It is her first event win as a Gator and the first floor win of her college career.
- College bests tonight:
Coach Rowland said:
“Tonight was a really fun night in front of a huge crowd. I’m so grateful to have so many alumni here tonight. The Gator team has a lot of pride and many many to all those athletes.” We pay tribute to you. We took what we have today and paved the way to become who we are today. Show up tonight to celebrate the current Gators and the legacy they are creating and establishing. I am truly grateful to my 40 alumni.
“I’m very proud of this team tonight. It was really relaxed and we had a lot of fun. It was a great, great score. I know we left some things unfinished tonight. That’s the problem. No. It’s my fourth appearance this year and my third in front of Gator Nation.” I’m really excited about this whole team as some new players have stepped up.” head coach Jenny Rowland
record: Florida (6-0, 3-0 SEC), Georgia (5-4, 1-2 SEC)
series: Georgia leads 93-63-1.
florida – Florida is No. 2 in the Road to Nationals rankings on January 23
Georgia – GymDogs is #17
Florida kicks off February action next Friday at Arkansas No. 23.
when: Friday, February 3 at 7:45 PM ET
venue: Bud Walton Arena
stream: SEC Network +
Live Score: StatBroadcast
tickets: $5 Adult; $3 Youth
|No. 2 Florida vs. No. 17 Georgia
final team total
|January 27, 2023 Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O’Connell Center (9,586 – sold out)|