SUU gymnasts travel to Auburn
Published: February 29, 2012 05:29PM
Updated: February 29, 2012 05:38PM

Cedar City • Southern Utah University’s gymnastics team will be trying to gain an NCAA regional berth this weekend when it travels to Auburn for a Friday meet.

The Thunderbirds scored its third highest mark of the year last weekend, finishing second at BYU with a 193.925 mark. The Thunderbirds benefitted from the return of seniors Brooke Cersosimo and Lauren Jeffrey. The duo had been limited to the uneven bars because of lingering ankle injuries. Junior all-arounders Alyssa Click and Michaela Chernoch have also been hampered by ankle injuries.

Southern utah is ranked No. 1. It will need to score in the high 193s or mid-194s to clinch a spot in the regionals.