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The Utes aren’t done with Nebraska just yet. The teams will be paired in the same session at nationals, a situation the Utes have been in in the past.
"We have so much respect for Nebraska," Marsden said. "They are well-coached and they do a good job. Often it seems it’s one or the other that moves on to the Super Six, and we understand every team that is there is a good team."
Storylines Utes take care of businessIn short » The Utes qualify for their 31st NCAA Championship and win their 27th regional title.
Key moment » Sophomore Corrie Lothrop is put in the leadoff spot on beam and scores a 9.775 to start Utah’s rotation.
Key stat » The Utes’ solid performance throughout leaves them needing only a 48.725 on the beam to tie Nebraska for the title. The Utes deliver a 49.025.
NCAA ChampionshipsApril 20-22At Duluth, Ga.
Seeds based on National Qualifying Score, which is the regional qualifying score combined with the regional meet score:
Group 1 » 1. Florida 394.77, 4. Alabama 394.27, 5. Georgia 394.095, 8. Arkansas 393.37, 9. Oregon State 393.21, 12. Ohio State 392.47
Group 2 » 2. UCLA 394.495, 3. Oklahoma 394.385, 6. Nebraska 393.555, 7. Utah 393.53, 10. Stanford 393.085, 11. LSU 392.645
Note » Top three teams from each session will advance to the Super Six.
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