Auburn next test for UA gymnasts

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 2:01 a.m.

Arkansas gymnast Sydney Laird performs on the beam during a meet against Georgia on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

No. 10 Arkansas' run through the nation's best gymnastics teams continues at 7 tonight at Barnhill Arena against No. 16 Auburn.

WHEN 7 p.m.

WHERE Barnhill Arena, Fayetteville

RECORDS Auburn 2-5, 1-3 SEC; Arkansas 1-4, 1-4 SEC

TICKETS Adults $5; 17-under $3; UA students w/ID free

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RANKINGS No. 10 Arkansas 196.31 average; No. 15 Auburn 196.04

EVENTS Vault: No. 9 Auburn 49.085 average, No. 14 Arkansas 49.0; Bars: No. 11 Auburn 49.035, No. 14 Arkansas 48.98; Beam: No. 5 Arkansas 49.23, No. 12 Auburn 49.07; Floor: No. 14 Arkansas 49.1, No. 35 Auburn 48.85

TOP ATHLETES (top 100)

All-around: No. 30 Jessica Yamzon (Ark) 39.17, No. 64 Sarah Shaffer (Ark) 38.935

Vault: No. 24 Braie Speed (Ark) 9.86, No. 26 (tie) Jada Glenn (Aub), Gracie Day (Aub) 9.855, No. 67 (tie) Sydney McGlone (Ark), Amanda Wellick (Ark) 9.82

Bars: No. 9 (tie) Samantha Cerio (Aub) 9.895, No. 52 Kendal Moss (Aub) 9.83, No. 55 Speed (Ark) 9.825, No. 87 Taylor Krippner (Aub) 9.8, No. 95 (tie) Wellick (Ark), Sydney Laird (Ark) 9.795

Beam: No. 14 Sophia Carter (Ark) 9.88, No. 28 Yamzon (Ark) 9.86, No. 36 Michaela Burton (Ark) 9.845, No. 56 Wellick (Ark) 9.83, No. 81 (tie) Emma Slappey (Aub), Allie Riddle (Aub) 9.805, No. 85 Meredith Sylvia (Aub) 9.8, No. 94 Cerio (Aub) 9.795, No. 99 Shaffer (Ark) 9.79

Floor: No. 48 Abby Milliet (Aub) 9.85, No. 57 Shaffer (Ark) 9.845, No. 68 Yamzon (Ark) 9.835

MEET NOTES

Auburn leads the series 16-15-1 after posting a victory at the SEC Championships and a tie at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional last year. … Arkansas’ longest win streak in the series is five from Jan. 2011 through March 2012. … Auburn responded with six consecutive victories from Feb. 2013 through March 2015.

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