Flippin' Birds Announce New Gymnastics Alliance
Courtesy: SUU Media Relations
Release: 12/10/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
CEDAR CITY, Utah - Southern Utah University gymnastics has announced a new gymnastics alliance, joining Utah State, Boise State, Denver and Brigham Young in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championship. The group will look at becoming the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference in 2014-15 when the league is anticipated to be fully recognized by the NCAA.

"This will be a great opportunity for us moving forward to be closely associated with these programs," head coach Scott Bauman said of the alignment. "This conference has the chance to be one of the most competitive in the nation and we expect to see each of the teams in the top-25 when things are all said and done."

SUU is familiar with each conference foe as the Thunderbirds have faced USU, BSU and Denver in the Western Athletic Conference each of the past two seasons. The T-Birds also have a long history with BYU, facing the Cougars at least once each season since the 1989 campaign.

Southern Utah will open its 2014 season on Jan. 6, hosting its annual Red/White preview at 7:00 p.m. in the Centrum Arena.
Sat. Apr. 5
vs. NCAA Regionals
() 5th, 195.150
Sat. Mar. 22
@ Mountain Rim Gymnastics Championship
() 3rd, 196.125
Fri. Mar. 14
@ Utah State
(L) 195.550 -196.000
Fri. Feb. 28
@ San Jose State
(W) 195.925 -195.775
Mon. Feb. 24
vs. Brigham Young
(W) 195.600 -195.525
Fri. Feb. 21
@ Brigham Young
(W) 195.500 -195.375
Fri. Dec. 5
vs. Red v White Intersquad
7:00 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 9
@ Arizona State
TBA
Fri. Jan. 16
@ Utah
TBA
Fri. Jan. 23
@ Boise State
TBA
Fri. Jan. 30
vs. Brigham Young
TBA
Mon. Feb. 2
vs. Ball State
TBA
Fri. Feb. 6
vs. San Jose St.
TBA
Fri. Feb. 13
@ Brigham Young
TBA
Fri. Feb. 20
@ Utah State
TBA
Twitter
Facebook
Web Ad for iPhone App