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|No. 11 Michigan
Sunday, Feb. 5 | Noon
The Terps host Big Ten rival Michigan in their next home meet. Maryland will host its first Purple Meet for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness. Fans can join head coach Brett Nelligan for Brunch with Brett before the meet! | PROMOS
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The 28th-ranked Maryland gymnastics team hosts Alaska-Anchorage, No. 27 Arizona and No. 18 Minnesota for a quad meet this Saturday at 4 p.m. The Terps open Big Ten competition vs. the Gophers while hosting their first quad meet of the season.
• Admission to all gymnastics meets is free.
• Saturday is Hometown Heroes Day. All local police, fire, EMTs, and military are invited to attend the meet and be honored in a special ceremony prior to the meet on the floor.
• All local scout troops are invited to attend the meet for Girl Scout Day and participate in team introductions with the Terps. Scouts (8th grade and under) will receive a Maryland Athletics patch!
• Saturday is Senior Citizen Day. Local retirement communities are encouraged to attend the meet and spend the day with the Terps.
• The Terps will host an autograph session following the meet, as well as a Tumble Talk Q&A with all fans aged 8 and under in Heritage Hall. Before the meet, fans can make posters, take photos, meet Maryland cheerleaders and receive temporary tattoos to gear up for the meet.
last time out
• The Terps went 6-for-6 on uneven bars and balance beam.
in the rankings
• After posting a 193.950 in the first meet of the season, the Terps rank No. 28.
• Minnesota ranks 18th while Arizona is No. 27.
• For complete rankings, visit roadtonationals.com.
Scouting the alaska-anchorage seawolves
• The Seawolves dropped their season opener at William & Mary with a 188.950 team score on Wednesday.
• Junior Madeleine Arbuckle posted a 37.375 in the all-around. Freshman Tere Alonso tied for first on balance beam with a 9.700.
• The Terps are 2-0 all-time vs. Alaska-Anchorage. The teams last competed on Jan. 20, 2012.
Scouting the arizona wildcats
• The Wildcats opened the season with a tri-meet win over Texas Woman's and Utah State with a 194.025.
• Freshman Heather Swanson posted the highest vault score of the meet with a 9.850. Arizona posted the top three scores on bars from seniors Selynna Felix-Terrazas, Krysten Howard and Gabby Laub.
• Maryland is 0-5 all-time vs. Arizona. The last meeting between the teams came on March 14, 2009.
Scouting the minnesota golden gophers
• The Golden Gophers posted a 194.725 as the team fell just short vs. Denver.
• Senior Bailey Abernathy was named Big Ten Event Specialist of the Week after posted a 9.900 on floor. Freshman Paige Williams tied for second on vault with a 9.825 while junior Ciara Gardner finished second on beam with a 9.825.
• Maryland is 2-5 all-time vs. Minnesota.
FAller, Farina named b1g gymnasts to watch
• Faller has been a consistent performer for the Terps since her first season, competing on vault, bars and beam. Last season, Faller set a new career-high with a 9.850 on bars and tied a career high 9.800 on beam. The Raleigh, N.C., native is a two-time Big Ten All-Academic selection.
• Farina is a member of one of Maryland's strongest freshmen classes to date. She was the only gymnast in Ohio high school history to earn a perfect 10.0 on vault, which she did three times. Farina finished second on floor, 10th on vault and 23rd in the all-around at the 2016 U.S. Junior Olympic National Championship.
• The Terps were picked to finish ninth in the Big Ten preseason coaches poll.