Alabama Gymnastics Beats Auburn for the 117th Straight Time in the Elevate The Stage Meet
The Alabama gymnastics won the second annual Elevate The Stage meet, outscoring in-state rival Auburn 196.875-196.075 in the BJCC Legacy Arena. It was the Crimson Tide’s second win in just over 48 hours and its third meet in eight days.
Alabama opened with a season-best 49.200 on the uneven bars, led by junior Keely McNeer’s winning 9.875, and closed with a season-best 49.275 on the balance beam behind senior Lauren Beers’ winning 9.9. The Tide also posted 49.2s on the vault and floor exercise. Sophomore Mackenzie Brannan won the vault with a 9.875 while she, freshman Angelina Giancroce and junior Katie Bailey tied for first on the floor with matching 9.85s.
Competing in her first collegiate all-around, sophomore Kiana Winston picked up the win with a 39.375.
The Tide returns to action next Friday (Jan. 22) in Tuscaloosa against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Tickets are available through the Alabama Ticket Office (205.348.2262) located in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum, or online at RollTide.com. Keep up with all the latest Alabama gymnastics news via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube by following BamaGymnastics.