Denver's Martin Paired with Georgia at NCAA Championships
Martin and the Gym Dogs will compete in the second session of the Championships, beginning at 4 p.m. MT. The pairing's rotation order will be Bars-Beam-Bye-Floor-Vault-Bye.
In the Champaign Regional, Martin finished with a 39.200 in the All-Around, largely in-part to a 9.850 Vault in her final routine of the competition.
This will be Martin's first appearance at the NCAA Championships. The sophomore finished the regular season 13th in the All-Around (39.400), 10th on Vault (9.915) and 40th on Floor (9.865). Denver has sent at least one individual to the NCAA Championships in each of the last 13 seasons.
About the NCAA Championships
The NCAA Championships consist of 12 teams, 12 All-Around competitors (who are not on a qualifying team) and individual event specialists. The top-two teams and the top-two all-arounders from each of the six regionals received automatic berths to the Championships.
Team and individual qualifiers for the 2012 Championships are as follows:
Team Region NQS All-Around Pairing
Florida Raleigh 394.770 Sharaya Musser (Penn State)
UCLA Fayetteville 394.495 Kayla Slechta (Minnesota)
Oklahoma Champaign 394.385 Dusti Russell (Minnesota)
Alabama Seattle 394.270 Amy Glass (Boise State)
Georgia Auburn 394.095 Moriah Martin (Denver)
Nebraska Salt Lake City 393.555 Alina Weinstein (Illinois)
Utah Salt Lake City 393.530 Aubree Cristello (Arizona)
Arkansas Fayetteville 393.370 Katie Zurales (Michigan)
Oreg. State Auburn 393.210 Aliza Vaccher (Washington)
Stanford Champaign 393.085 Morgan Evans (North Carolina)
LSU Seattle 392.645 Bri Guy (Auburn)
Ohio State Raleigh 392.470 Rachel Updike (Missouri)
Session I - 10 a.m. MT - UCLA, Utah, Stanford, Oklahoma, Nebraska, LSU
Session II - 4 p.m. MT - Florida, Arkansas, Oregon State, Alabama, Georgia, Ohio State