Women's Gymnastics Competes at WAC Championships This Saturday

This Week: Sat., March 25 WAC Championships Logan, Utah 2:00 p.m. MST

SPARTANS TO COMPETE AT WAC CHAMPIONSHIPS: The San Jose State women’s gymnastics team will compete at the 2006 Western Athletic Conference Championships hosted by Utah State this Saturday afternoon. This is the first championship for the conference since the 1993 season and only the fourth overall for the WAC. Utah won the three championships in 1991, 1992 and 1993. This year’s meet features the Spartans, Boise State, CS Fullerton, Sacramento State, Southern Utah and Utah State. The Spartans will start the meet on the bars then rotate to the beam before a bye in the third rotation. Th team will then compete on the floor and vault before ending the meet with a bye.

Rotation Vault Bye Bars Beam Bye Floor
Rotation 1 Boise St. CSF SJSU Utah St. Sac. St. SUU
Rotation 2 SUU BSU CSF SJSU Utah St. Sac. St.
Rotation 3 Sac. St. SUU Boise St. CSF SJSU Utah St.
Rotation 4 USU Sac. St. SUU Boise St. CSF SJSU
Rotation 5 SJSU USU Sac. St. SUU Boise St. CSF
Rotation 6 CSF SJSU Utah St. Sac. St. SUU Boise St.

MEET TO BE SHOWN ON WAC.TV: The 2006 WAC Women’s Gymnastics Championship will be broadcast live on www.WAC.tv. The meet will be available for free to watch over the internet. You must have a DSL or cable modem connection along with the most recent version of Microsoft Windows Media Player to be able to view the games which will be streamed at 550 Kbps. Starting this year, the WAC has streamed live video for most of the WAC men's and women's basketball games, as well as the WAC Volleyball and Basketball.

HEAD COACH: San Jose State head coach Wayne Wright is in his fifth season at the helm of the program. He helped the Spartan program make significant strides during his four-year tenure, breaking school records, winning conference championships and a team invitation to the NCAA West Regional.

SPARTANS SIXTH IN REGION, 33rd NATIONALLY: This week, the Spartans are ranked sixth in the West Region and 33rd nationally with a 193.305 regional qualifying score. The top-18 teams in the country based on RQS will be seeded and paired in to the six regions (three per region). The remaining three teams will be filled from within the region. San Jose State has only participated at the West Regional one time in school history (2003).

West Region Rankings Team RQS- High
1 Stanford 196.085 - 196.875
2 UCLA 196.005 - 196.675
3 Oregon State 195.235 - 196.550
4 Boise State 193.995 - 194.775
5 Sacramento State 193.880 - 195.325
6 San Jose State 193.305 - 193.625
7 Washington 193.170 - 193.675
8 California 192.170 - 194.275

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