ARKANSAS GYMNASTICS:

UA opens at LSU as Wellick returns

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Friday, January 5, 2018
Amanda Wellick of Arkansas watches her teammates against Missouri Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville. Wellick was injured during warmups and was pulled from competition.
Photo by Anthony Reyes
Amanda Wellick of Arkansas watches her teammates against Missouri Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville. Wellick was injured during warmups and was pulled from competition.

The No. 19 Arkansas Razorbacks gymnastics team embarks on the nation's second-hardest schedule tonight with a rare season opener against an SEC opponent.

At a glance

No. 19 Arkansas at No. 3 LSU

WHEN 7:25 p.m. tonight

WHERE Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge

RECORDS Season opener

SERIES LSU leads 29-5-1

LAST MEETING LSU won 198.075 to 194.9 at SECs on March 18, 2017

COACHES Mark Cook (16th year at Arkansas); D-D Breaux (40th year at LSU)

Projected Arkansas lineup

Vault (48.877 2017 season average): Amanda Wellick, Braie Speed, Sarah Shaffer, Jessica Yamzon, Sydney McGlone, Kirby Rathjen

Bars (48.773): Wellick, Michaela Burton, Haley Garner, Speed, Yamzon, Sydney Laird

Beam (48.882): Wellick, Yamzon, Laird, Burton, Garner, Sophia Carter

Floor (48.152): Yamzon, Burton, Garner, Shaffer, Laird, McGlone

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