Feb. 24, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 20 Ohio State women’s gymnastics team fell to No. 10 Denver, 196.900-195.225, on Senior Night Friday at St. John Arena. Friday marked the final meet in St. John Arena for seniors Michelle Burns, Tenille Funches, Erin Malone and Jaine VanPutten. “We struggled a little bit on beam today but we’ll learn from it,” Carey Fagan, Ohio State head coach, said. “It was the first time we had to count a fall this year but I was happy to see the way we responded on floor exercise. We wanted to finish strong and I was happy we were able to do that to close it out with a good performance for our seniors.” Ohio State opened the meet posting its third-best team score on
Feb. 24, 2017 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee soccer’s 2017 signing class received some high praise on Thursday, being named the No. 11 class in the country by Top Drawer Soccer. McKinley Burkett, Claire Fisher, Paige Franks, Wrenne French, Salera Jordan, Kelsey Kiley, Lexie Knox, Ashley Orkus and Khadija “Bunny” Shaw make up the Vols’ 2017 class. The class consists of seven high school players and two transfers. Five of the signees are ranked in the IMG Academy Top 150 and three are already enrolled in classes and have been practicing with the team. UT’s class ranks second among SEC schools, trailing only Texas A&M, who checks in at No. 9. Head coach Brian Pensky has had a great deal of success
No. 7 South Carolina knew thin Texas A&M primarily relied on a six-player rotation, so the Gamecocks planned on pressuring the Aggies from the start. ''We just wanted to speed up the tempo, because they're a team that's well-coached,'' South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said. For their part the home Aggies fell apart, as A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 15 rebounds and the Gamecocks beat A&M 80-64 on Thursday night to remain in Southeastern Conference title contention.