UCLA Women Finish Third in Team Gymnastics

UCLA, the No. 1-seeded team in the NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, finished third in Friday night's team competition at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Fifth-seeded Georgia won the team title with a total of 187.90 points, while six-time national champion Utah, which was seeded third, finished second with 187.55 points. It was the first women's gymnastics loss ever for the Utes at home.

UCLA compiled 187.00 points. Alabama, seeded second, was fourth with 186.60.

The individual championships will be held tonight.

In Friday night's all-around competition, UCLA's Jill Andrews finished in a tie for eighth with 37.40 points. UCLA's Birgit Schier was 12th with 37.30, Tanya Service was 13th with 37.25 and Kim Hamilton, the other Bruin who placed, was 25th with 36.50.

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