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The team lineups are announced before the senior night meet against Central Michigan on Friday, March 8, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK gymnastics ends season with program-best performances

Madison Dennis April 7, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats gymnastics team competed in the NCAA Regional Final in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday and earned the highest score in program history while they fell to No. 15 California, No. 8 Georgia,...

Kentucky senior Sidney Dukes performs on the bars during the meet against Alabama on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Alabama 197.200 to 196.800. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Gym Cats notch top 10 win against Alabama

Madison Dennis February 22, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide gymnastics teams put on a show for the fans that filled Memorial Coliseum. The Wildcats were able to take victory with a score of 197.200, leading...

Kentucky sophomore Ella Warren flips through the air during her floor routine in the meet against LSU on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 197.150 to 196.025. Photo by Jordan Prather |Staff

UK gymnastics earns second-highest team score in program history

Madison Dennis February 9, 2019

A large crowd filled Memorial Coliseum to cheer on the no. 17 Kentucky Wildcats gymnastics team as they faced the no. 5 ranked LSU Tigers. The Wildcats upset the Tigers with a score of 197.150-196.025....

Kentucky gymnast Sidney Dukes performs her floor routine during the meet against Auburn on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 196.000 to 196.125. Photo by Jordan Prather |Staff

Gym Cats edged by Auburn in high-scoring affair

Madison Dennis February 1, 2019

Fans filled Memorial Coliseum Friday night as they watched the No. 17 Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 11 Auburn Tigers face each other in a battle of SEC powers. Kentucky had a combined total score of 196,...

Kentucky competes during Excite Night, a competition against Southeast Missouri State, George Washington and Ball State on Friday, January 5, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won first place with a score of 196.075. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Minor mistakes make the difference in gymnastics National Semifinals loss

Mohammad Ahmad April 21, 2018

In a game of numbers like gymnastics, sometimes one low score is enough to cost a team a win.  According to UK gymnastics head coach Tim Garrison, minor mistakes made a “huge difference” in his team’s...

The University of Kentucky gymnastics team takes on the Florida Gators on Friday, January 19, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK gymnastics eliminated in its first-ever national semifinal

Mohammad Ahmad April 20, 2018

In its first-ever appearance in the National Championship semifinals, the UK gymnastics team was eliminated at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri, on Friday night. The Cats finished sixth in the standings...

Kentucky seniors Katie Carlisle and Cori Rechenmacher are recognized after the final home meet of the season against Ohio State on Friday, March 2, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK gymnastics team sends out seniors with a win

Hayden Hooper March 2, 2018

Remembrance was in the air at Memorial Coliseum on Friday night as the No. 9 Kentucky gymnastics team closed the year out in Memorial Coliseum with a boom as the Cats defeated the No. 21 Ohio State Buckeyes...

The University of Kentucky gymnastics team takes on the Florida Gators on Friday, January 19, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK gymnastics struggling in SEC, but still a powerhouse

Mohammad Ahmad February 27, 2018

Before the start of this season for the UK gymnastics team, the team came in with high hopes and expectations from many. UK ranked 10th in the Nationals Preseason Coaches' Poll this year with 1, 213 points....

Kentucky celebrates after competing during Excite Night, a competition against Southeast Missouri State, George Washington and Ball State on Friday, January 5, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won first place with a score of 196.075. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

UK gymnastics dominates to end losing streak

Mohammad Ahmad February 23, 2018

The No. 9 UK gymnastics team ended its three-game losing streak on Friday night. UK defeated the No. 20 Missouri Tigers at Memorial Coliseum 197.100-195.125.1.975 points is the highest margin of victory...

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Errors cost UK in gymnastics meet against Florida

Mohammad Ahmad January 19, 2018

After securing its first all-time win on the road against the then ranked No. 11 Arkansas Razorbacks, the UK gymnastics team returned to Lexington to take on the Florida Gators on Friday night. In their...

Kentucky celebrates after competing during Excite Night, a competition against Southeast Missouri State, George Washington and Ball State on Friday, January 5, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won first place with a score of 196.075. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

UK gymnastics sets record in Excite Night meet

Mohammad Ahmad January 5, 2018

After much anticipation, fans came to Rupp Arena on Friday night to watch the UK gymnastics team in the “Excite Night” match.In their first match of the season, the Cats came out on top over Ball State,...

The UK gymnastics team celebrates after an uneven bar routine during the meet against the Florida Gators on Friday, March 4, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

UK gymnastics to ‘defy gravity’ before sellout Rupp Arena crowd

Rick Childress January 4, 2018

A sold-out crowd will pour into Rupp Arena on Friday night for the highly anticipated Excite Night meet.This annual gymnastics event, which sold out three weeks ago, will be held in Rupp for the first...

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