UA gymnasts finish 3rd at regional

By: Tom Murphy
Published: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Arkansas' Sarah Shaffer competes in the floor Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, during the Razorbacks' meet with No. 2 Oklahoma in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas' Sarah Shaffer competes in the floor Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, during the Razorbacks' meet with No. 2 Oklahoma in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

The University of Arkansas’ season came to an end when they finished third at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional on Friday.

Arkansas finished with a 196.175. Utah won with a 196.800 and Minnesota was second with a 196.300 and both teams will advance to today’s regional final. Brigham Young was fourth at 195.550.

Sarah Shaffer led Arkansas in uneven bars with a 9.825. Michaela Burton led the Razorbacks on the balance beam with a 9.850. Amanda Elswick and Shaffer had the best score for the Razorbacks in the floor exercise with a 9.850. In the vault, Kennedy Hambrick led with a 9.850.

Individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships will be announced after today’s competition.

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