Arkansas gymnastics opens with rough stretch

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Arkansas' Amanda Wellick competes Friday, March 11, 2016, in the bars rotation during the 11th-ranked Razorbacks' meet with Utah State in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas' Amanda Wellick competes Friday, March 11, 2016, in the bars rotation during the 11th-ranked Razorbacks' meet with Utah State in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

The No. 17 Arkansas gymnastics team will open the season with a tough one today on the road at No. 4 UCLA.

Arkansas Gymnastics glance

COACH Mark Cook (178-215-3 in 15th year at Arkansas; 248-249-4 in 19th year overall)

ASSISTANTS Samantha Snider, Jaime Armbrust, Ryan Snider

2016 RECORD 12-12, 4-3 SEC

2016 POSTSEASON Sixth at SECs, third at NCAA Iowa City Regional

SEASON OPENER At UCLA, 6 p.m. Central today

ROSTER Seniors: Heather Elswick, Samantha Nelson, Amanda Wellick; Juniors: Mia Bargiacchi, Leah MacMoyle, Braie Speed; Sophomores: Makenzie Anderson, Sydney McGlone; Freshmen Michaela Burton, Hailey Garner, Kirby Rathjen, Sarah Shaffer, Jessica Yamzon

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