Monday January 30, 2012VIDEO: Coach Faehn Recapped Last Week's Big Score, Previewed Meet at Alabama
University of Florida gymnastics head coach Rhonda Faehn addressed the media Monday morning as part of the Gators' All-Sports Media Day.
This week, Florida goes from facing the nation’s top-ranked team to meeting the defending NCAA champion. The Gators meet No. 6 Alabama (4-0, 1-0 SEC) Friday, Feb. 3 at 8:30 p.m. ET in Tuscaloosa, Ala. That meet will air tape-delayed on Comcast/Charter Sports Southeast (Gainesville/Ocala Cox Cable channel 259) on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.
On Friday, the Gators used the fifth-highest total in school history of 197.775 to defeat No. T-1 Arkansas (8-1, 2-1 SEC), which posted a total of 196.70. No. 24 Maryland (4-4) was third at 193.075 and Bridgeport (2-4) rounded out the evening’s results at 192.975. The previous nation’s high of 197.575 was turned in by No. T-1 UCLA last Sunday in Los Angeles.