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NCAA.com | April 10, 2017

A look at the teams headed to the championships

With the 2017 National Collegiate Women’s Gymnastics Championships quickly approaching, coaches, student-athletes and fans alike are gearing up for their trip to Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri, April 14-15.

As a primer for the championship, here are some facts about each team and quotes from the 12 head coaches who will compete for a national championship.

University of Alabama Crimson Tide
2017 National Seed: 6 (197.355)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd Northeast
Head Coach: Dana Duckworth
National Championship Appearances: 34
Super Six Appearances: 22
Best Finish, Year: 1st, 1988-91-96-2002-11-12

University of Denver Pioneers
2017 National Seed: 9 (197.040)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd South Central
Head Coach: Melissa Kutcher-Rinehart
National Championship Appearances: 3
Super Six Appearances: 0
Best Finish, Year: 10th, 2007

University of Florida Gators
2017 National Seed: 3 (197.635)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, Southeast
Head Coach: Jenny Rowland
National Championship Appearances: 34
Super Six Appearances: 14
Best Finish, Year: 1st, 2013-14-15

University of Georgia Bulldogs
2017 National Seed: 10 (197.005)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd, Southeast
Head Coach: Danna Durante
National Championship Appearances: 32
Super Six Appearances: 20
Best Finish, Year: 1st, 1987-89-93-98-99-2005-06-07-08-09

Louisiana State University Tigers
2017 National Seed: 2 (197.865)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, North Central
Head Coach: D-D Breaux
National Championship Appearances: 27
Super Six Appearances: 5
Best Finish, Year: 2nd, 2016

University of Michigan Wolverines
2017 National Seed: 7 (197.135)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, Northeast
Head Coach: Bev Plocki
National Championship Appearances: 22
Super Six Appearances: 9
Best Finish, Year: 2nd, 1995-99

University of Nebraska, Lincoln Cornhuskers
2017 National Seed: 14 (196.725)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd, North Central
Head Coach: Dan Kendig
National Championship Appearances: 24
Super Six Appearances: 10
Best Finish, Year: 4th, 199-2000-03-11

University of Oklahoma Sooners
2017 National Seed: 1 (198.010)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, West
Head Coach: K.J. Kindler
National Championship Appearances: 16
Super Six Appearances: 6
Best Finish, Year: 1st, 2014-16

Oregon State University Beavers
2017 National Seed: 8 (197.115)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd, Central
Head Coach: Tanya Chaplin
National Championship Appearances: 23
Super Six Appearances: 0
Best Finish, Year: 4th, 1982-91

University of California, Los Angeles Bruins
2017 National Seed: 5 (197.500)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, Central
Head Coach: Valorie Kondos-Field
National Championship Appearances: 36
Super Six Appearances: 19
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Best Finish, Year: 1st, 1997-200001-03-04-10

University of Utah Utes
2017 National Seed: 4 (197.550)
2017 Regional Finish: 1st, South Central
Head Coach: Megan Marsden and Tom Farden
National Championship Appearances: 35
Super Six Appearances: 19
Best Finish, Year: 1st, 1982-83-84-85-86-90-92-94-95

University of Washington Huskies
2017 National Seed: 13 (196.735)
2017 Regional Finish: 2nd, West
Head Coach: Elise Ray
National Championship Appearances: 5
Super Six Appearances: 0
Best Finish, Year: 7th, 1998

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