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Gymnastics Team Third In National Rankings
By: UCLA Athletics

March 15, 2000

The UCLA gymnastics team dropped a notch to third in the national rankings despite not competing last week. Michigan remained at No. 1, while Georgia pushed ahead of the Bruins by .15.

The Bruins are also ranked second on vault, third on floor, fourth on bars and sixth on beam.

Individually, the Bruins have two gymnasts ranked in the Top 10 in the all-around - No. 4 Mohini Bhardwaj (39.3475 RQS) and No. 7 Heidi Moneymaker (39.35). They are also ranked on all four events as well. Bhardwaj is first on bars, 11th on vault, 13th on beam and 14th on floor, while Moneymaker ranks third on floor and bars, fifth on vault and 17th on beam.

Lena Degteva is ranked on three events - vault (15th), bars (24th) and floor (13th). Onnie Willis is ranked on vault (19th) and floor (14th).

This week, the third-ranked Bruins will be featured on Fox Sports Net's Running with the Pac. The show airs locally on Fox Sports West on Friday, Mar. 17 at 9:30 pm and on Saturday, Mar. 18 at 10:00 am. The following week's show will recap the Pac-10 Championships.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Feb 06
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 197.100 - 197.075
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 197.475 - 196.225
Sunday, Feb 21
at Washington
Seattle, WA
W, 196.675 - 196.450
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 196.625 - 192.950
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. Georgia and Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
3rd, 196.825
Sunday, Mar 13
vs. Oklahoma
Los Angeles, CA
L, 197.200 - 197.950
Saturday, Mar 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
1st, 197.250
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. NCAA Regionals
Salt Lake City, UT
2nd, 196,375
Friday, Apr 15
vs. NCAA Team Semifinals
Fort Worth, TX
3rd, 196.700
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. NCAA Super Six
Fort Worth, TX
5th, 196.825