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20070109 Gymnastics to Open 2007 at Michigan State
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Release: 01/09/2007
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<H1 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><EM><?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"></SPAN></st1:State></EM> </H1> <H1 style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><EM><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Gymnastics Meet Notes ? at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Michigan</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> (1/12/06)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p></SPAN></EM></H1> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">What&rsquo;s on Tap: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The No. 16 Arizona women&rsquo;s gymnastics team will open the 2007 season at No. 22 Michigan State this Friday, January 12. The meet is set to begin at 8 p.m. (EST) in Jenison Field House.<SPAN style="COLOR: black"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The Rankings: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The Wildcats were tabbed as the No. 16 team in the nation according to the preseason coaches&rsquo; poll. Last season, the Wildcats finished the season No. 13 after beginning the year at No. 17. </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></st1:place></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> has been ranked in 73 of the last 74 polls, including 26 straight. Below are <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s preseason and final rankings by year since 1998.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></B></st1:State></st1:place><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> in the Polls Since 1998:</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><o:p></o:p></B></SPAN></P> <TABLE class=MsoNormalTable cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=left border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Year<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Preseason Rank<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: red; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Final Rank<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 13.95pt; mso-yfti-irow: 1"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2007<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">16<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">???<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 2"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2006<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">17<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">13<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 13.95pt; mso-yfti-irow: 3"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2005<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">13<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">t-18<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 4"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2004<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">17<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">14<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 5"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2003<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">10<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">19<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 13.95pt; mso-yfti-irow: 6"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2002<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">17<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">11<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 7"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2001<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">20<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">18<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 13.95pt; mso-yfti-irow: 8"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">2000<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">16<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 13.95pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">20<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 9"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">1999<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">16<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">20<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="HEIGHT: 14.45pt; mso-yfti-irow: 10; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 0.7in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=84> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">1998<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 99pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=165> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">12<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1pt inset; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1pt inset; WIDTH: 1in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1pt inset; HEIGHT: 14.45pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-alt: inset navy .75pt" vAlign=top width=120> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center; mso-element: frame; mso-element-frame-hspace: 2.25pt; mso-element-wrap: around; mso-element-anchor-vertical: paragraph; mso-element-anchor-horizontal: column; mso-height-rule: exactly" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">14<SUP>th</SUP> <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">About the Rankings: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Unlike other collegiate athletic rankings, collegiate gymnastic rankings are not based on wins and losses or votes. Gymnastic teams are ranked by their meet scores alone.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>From Jan. 15-Feb. 12, teams will be ranked by their total season average.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Starting Feb. 19, teams and gymnasts will be ranked by a Regional Qualifying Score (RQS).<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>An RQS is based on a team's top six regular-season scores, with three scores coming from away meets. To obtain the RQS, the team's or gymnast&rsquo;s highest score is dropped and the remaining five scores are averaged.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">A Look at the Spartans: </SPAN></B><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Michigan</SPAN></st1:PlaceName><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></SPAN></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> returns eight letterwinners from the 2006 squad, which finished No. 24 in the nation, while it will welcome in seven newcomers. Last season, MSU posted an average meet score of 193.303. The Spartans are led by returning seniors Kristen Coleman, Chayla Hill and </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><A href="http://msuspartans.cstv.com/sports/w-gym/mtt/iakounina_victoria00.html"><SPAN style="COLOR: windowtext; TEXT-DECORATION: none; text-underline: none">Victoria Iakounina</SPAN></A>. Coleman returns after qualifying individually in the all-around for the NCAA Championships last spring. Hill finished as a co-champion on vault at the 2006 Big 10 Championships, while <SPAN style="COLOR: black">Iakounina garnered her second-career Second-Team All-Big Ten award in 2006. MSU is coached by Kathie Klages, who enters her 17th season at the helm of the Spartan program.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Side-by-Side: </SPAN></B><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Michigan</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> event-by-event comparison based on 2006 season averages:<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <TABLE class=MsoTableGrid cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=1> <P> <TBODY> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 0; mso-yfti-firstrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1.5pt solid; WIDTH: 1.2in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent" width=144> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Vault<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Bars<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Beam<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Floor<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Total<o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 1"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1.5pt solid; WIDTH: 1.2in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=144> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Michigan</SPAN></B></st1:PlaceName><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></SPAN></B></st1:place><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.595<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.369<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">47.958<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.217<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">193.303<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <TR style="mso-yfti-irow: 2; mso-yfti-lastrow: yes"> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: navy 1.5pt solid; WIDTH: 1.2in; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=144> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona</SPAN></B></st1:place></st1:State><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p></o:p></SPAN></B></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.812<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.862<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.490<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">48.896<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD> <TD style="BORDER-RIGHT: navy 1.5pt solid; PADDING-RIGHT: 5.4pt; BORDER-TOP: #ebe9ed; PADDING-LEFT: 5.4pt; PADDING-BOTTOM: 0in; BORDER-LEFT: #ebe9ed; WIDTH: 48.6pt; PADDING-TOP: 0in; BORDER-BOTTOM: navy 1.5pt solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: transparent; mso-border-left-alt: solid navy 1.5pt; mso-border-top-alt: solid navy 1.5pt" width=81> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-ALIGN: center" align=center><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">195.058<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P></TD></TR> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P> <P></P></P></TABLE> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Arizona Head Coach: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Bill Ryden<B> </B>is in his ninth season at the helm of the <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> gymnastics program, owning a school and career record of 108-118-3. <SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Last season, he joined Jim Gault as the second coach to surpass 100 career coaching victories at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>. Ryden made his first appearance as a head coach at the NCAA Championships in 2002, the program&rsquo;s first appearance since 1996.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>In 2002, Ryden also earned Pac-10 Conference Coach of the Year honors as well as South Central Regional Coach of the Year honors, becoming the first head coach in <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> history to have earned Regional Coach of the Year honors. Additionally, Ryden has coached in 16 Pac-10 Championships, 14 NCAA Championships and 16 NCAA Regional meets. Ryden has also trained 12 All-Americans and 18 All-Pac-10 gymnasts in his tenure at <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">It Starts on the Road: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">This season will mark the seventh-consecutive season <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> has started its season away from <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Tucson</st1:place></st1:City>, with the Wildcats owning an 11-8 record under Ryden in season openers on the road. Under <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Ryden</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> is 14-9 in season openers, including a 9-7 mark over the last four seasons. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></B></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Road Rules: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">It will be a busy travel season for the Wildcats this year, but it will be tough to live up to the journey experienced last year. In 2006, the club logged five trips over 2,000 miles (round-trip) throughout the year, and started the season on the road for three straight weeks, and five of the first seven. This year, <st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State> will head to <st1:City w:st="on">East Lansing</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Mich.</st1:State>, to open the year and then travel to <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:place></st1:City> to take on UCLA next week. <o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Welcome Home, Bree: </SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">One <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> gymnast will feel right at home this week, sophomore Bree Workman. A native of <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Lansing</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Mich.</st1:State></st1:place>, and a five-year member of Twisters Gymnastics, Workman will return to her home state for the first time in her collegiate career.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Last season, she competed on vault in all 13 of <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State>&rsquo;s meets, posting a season average of 9.738 to go along with a career high of 9.900.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Facing the Best: </SPAN></B><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold">Arizona</SPAN></st1:State></st1:place><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-bidi-font-weight: bold"> always competes against some of the top programs in the nation year in and year out, and this season will be no different. The Wildcats </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">will face eight opponents ranked in the preseason poll, including Pac-10 foes No. 5 UCLA, No. 8 Stanford, No. 11 Arizona State and No. 12 Oregon State. The Wildcats will also compete against No. 14 Penn State, No. 21 Minnesota, and <st1:State w:st="on">Kentucky</st1:State> and <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Michigan</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">State</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>, both of which tied for No. 22. <SPAN style="COLOR: black">Other teams receiving votes that are on the slate for the Wildcats include <st1:City w:st="on">Brigham Young</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">North Carolina</st1:State> State, <st1:State w:st="on">Washington</st1:State> and <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">California</st1:place></st1:State>.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><o:p> </o:p></SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><B style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Looking Ahead:</SPAN></B><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> Wildcats will hit the road again, this time heading to <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:City></st1:place> where they will face the UCLA Bruins. The meet is set to begin at 3 p.m. PST on Sunday, Jan. 21.<o:p></o:p></SPAN></P>
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