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UCLA To Compete in Evening Session at NCAA Gymnastics Championships
By: UCLA Athletics
UCLA will compete in the evening session of the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships team semifinals. The competition takes place on Friday, Apr. 18 at 7:00 pm CT at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in Birmingham, Ala.

The Bruins will begin competition on balance beam and conclude on uneven bars, as determined by a random draw conducted by the NCAA on Monday morning. Also competing in the evening session are defending champion Florida, host-team Alabama, Utah, Nebraska and Penn State.

Competing in the afternoon session at 1 pm CT will be LSU, Oklahoma, Georgia, Michigan, Stanford and Illinois.

Friday's team semifinals determine the all-around champion and the qualifiers to the Super Six Team Finals and Individual Event Finals. The top three finishers from each preliminary session will advance to the Super Six Team Finals on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 6:00 pm CT. The top four individuals from each session in each event (plus ties) from the semifinal team and all-around competition will compete in the Individual Event Finals on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 2 pm CT.

The Bruins will start the meet on balance beam, followed by a bye, then floor exercise, vault, another bye and then uneven bars. followed by a bye, uneven bars, balance beam, a bye and then floor exercise. Florida has the Olympic order and will start on vault. Alabama begins on a bye before bars. Utah starts on uneven bars, Penn State has a bye before floor, and Nebraska starts on floor. Rotating with UCLA will be individual all-around qualifier Marie Case from Kent State.

In the afternoon session, Georgia begins on vault, Illinois has a bye before bars, Michigan begins on bars, Oklahoma starts on beam, LSU has the bye before floor, and Stanford begins on floor.

UCLA will be competing in its 30th NCAA Gymnastics Championship and seeking its seventh NCAA title.

Tickets to the NCAA Championships can be purchased at NCAA.com.

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vs. Meet the Bruins
Los Angeles, CA
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Sunday, Jan 10
vs. Alabama
Los Angeles, CA
W, 196.550 - 196.300
Friday, Jan 15
at Florida
Gainesville, FL
L, 196.925 - 197.675
Saturday, Jan 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 196.800 - 196.475
Monday, Feb 01
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 195.175 - 196.375
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 197.100 - 197.075
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Feb 21 - 1:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 06 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Georgia and Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Mar 13 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oklahoma
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Mar 19 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
Saturday, Apr 02 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Friday, Apr 15 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Fort Worth, TX