Gymnasts host intrasquad meet, finalizes 2018 slate
Nov. 28, 2017
DAVIS, Calif. -- UC Davis women's gymnastics hosts its annual Blue & Gold intrasquad meet on Saturday, December 9 in its Hickey Gymnasium training center. Admission is free. The meet provides an opportunity to introduce the new team, showcase the gymnasts' routines, and provide a meet-and-greet autograph session for all fans after the meet.
Additionally, head coach John Lavallee finalized his 2018 schedule, which features no fewer than five home meets: West Virginia & UIC (January 26), a San Jose State/Stanford/Seattle Pacific (February 2), the first of two Causeway Cup matchups with Sacramento State (Feb. 9, with Utah State), a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation dual with Air Force (March 2) and Senior Night dual with California (March 11).
Other highlights on the schedule include the annual season-opening NorCal Preview on January 8, which features a meeting of the five Northern California gymnastics teams; the second half of the Causeway Cup duals at Sacramento State on March 16; and the conference championship meet at Air Force on March 24.
The 2018 Aggie women's gymnastics will be captained by junior Yasmine Yektaparast and senior Amanda Presswood, two of the team's nine All-MPSF honorees last year. Senior Alexis Brown was the MPSF Gymnast of the Year and the university's Hubert Heitman Award winner in 2017, while Lavallee captured his sixth MPSF Coach of the Year nod.
Season and single-meet tickets will be available soon at the UC Davis Ticket Office. Call (530) 752-AGS1 or visit online at tickets.ucdavis.edu.
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