April 1, 2003
Stanford, Calif. - The NCAA announced the pairings for the upcoming NCAA Gymnastics Regionals, which will take place at six sites. The sixth-ranked Stanford women's gymnastics team were placed in the North Central Region, hosted by the University of Utah on April 12.
The Cardinal are coming off a second place finish at last weekend's Pac-10 Championships and hold an 11-2-1 overall mark. Stanford will be going for its second consecutive NCAA Super Six appearance, held in Lincoln, Neb., on April 24-26.
Stanford is paired with five other top-25 teams, marking the only region in the nation where all six schools are ranked. The Cardinal lead the away with a No. 6 ranking, followed by No. 8 Utah, No. 18 California, No. 20 BYU, No. 21 Denver and No. 23 Minnesota.
Tickets for the NCAA North Central Regional may be purchased by calling the Ute ticket office at 801-581-UTIX or online at www.utahutes.com
The NCAA Regional Fields:
North Central Region (in Salt Lake City):
No. 6 Stanford, No. 8 Utah, No. 18 California, No. 20 Brigham Young, No. 21 Denver and No. 23 Minnesota.
West Region (in Seattle):
No. 2 Nebraska, No. 11 Washington, No. 14 LSU, Boise State, Cal State Fullerton, San Jose State.
South Central Region (in Columbia, Mo.):
No. 1. UCLA, No. 12 Oregon State, No. 13 Iowa, No. 19 Arizona, Missouri, Illinois-Chicago.
Central Region (in Tuscaloosa, Ala):
No. 5 Alabama, No. 7 Oklahoma, No. 17 Auburn, No. 21 Kent State, No. 25 Central Michigan, Michigan State.
Northeast Region (in Ann Arbor, Mich.):
No. 3 Arizona State, No. 10 Michigan, No. 15 Iowa State, New Hampshire, Penn State, Pittsburgh.
Southeast Region (in Athens, Ga.):
No. 4 Georgia, No. 9 Florida, No. 16 Ohio State, No. 24 North Carolina State, North Carolina, Maryland.