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LSU gymnastics sets record in national semis, advances to Super 6

7 years 3 months 5 days ago Friday, April 14 2017 Apr 14, 2017 April 14, 2017 11:17 PM April 14, 2017 in LSU Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

ST. LOUIS, MO - The LSU gymnastics team set the record for the highest score in NCAA history with a 198.275 in the national semifinal on Friday night. 

In the process, the Tigers advanced to their 6th Super 6 in program history and will have the right to compete for the national championship Saturday night. 

3 Tigers earned individual national championships, including Kennedi Edney, who won the vault national title outright with a 9.9875: the first for the freshman. 

Ashleigh Gnat also brought home a national title with a 9.9625 on the floor, sharing the title with MyKayla Skinner from Utah, and Sarah Finnegan was 1 of 6 national champions on bars with a 9.950.

The Tigers will compete in the Super 6 starting at 8pm on Saturday: the event will air on ESPNU.

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