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Gymnastics Climbs in National Poll

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The Tigers have climbed from No. 26 in the Preseason Coaches Poll to No. 17 in the National Rankings.

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The Tigers have climbed from No. 26 in the Preseason Coaches Poll to No. 17 in the National Rankings.
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Jan. 30, 2012

COLUMBIA, Mo. -The Missouri Gymnastics team sits at No. 17 in the nation on the latest GymInfo National Top 25 rankings after defeating the then No. 4-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers on Jan. 28. The Tigers have consistently climbed the rankings this season, and Mizzou boasts a 194.663 team average. The Tigers are now 4-0 on the season, marking the first time in program history that Mizzou has won four consecutive dual meets to start the season.

The Tigers set a season-high 195.725 against the Cornhuskers, which was an improvement over the previous season-high score of 195.525 that was set against Southern Utah on Jan. 13. Missouri also hit a season-high 49.250 on vault against the Huskers, which moved the team up to No. 16 in the vault rankings. The Tigers check in at No. 15 on the balance beam as well, with a team average of 48.513.

The Tigers host No. 23 North Carolina State on Friday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearnes Center. Keep checking in to MUTigers.com for more information on Mizzou Gymnastics. Fans can also follow along on the team's Twitter page, @TigerGymnastics.