Gymnastics’ Morant Scratched from NCAA Regionals

Gymnastics’ Morant Scratched from NCAA Regionals

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – After qualifying as an individual all-around competitor for the 2017 NCAA Gymnastics Regional Championships, Brown University gymnastics senior Caroline Morant scratched from competition at the Morgantown Regional at West Virginia University's WVU Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.

The ECAC Co-Gymnast of the Year, Morant (Chicago, Ill.) was set to compete at the NCAA Regionals for the second time in her career after qualifying for the 2014 University Park Regional. In 2014, she came in 10th in the all-around with a 38.975.

At the Morgantown Regional, Morant would have rotated with Southern Utah and competed on floor, vault, bars, and beam in order. Coming into the meet, Morant ranked as the No. 9 individual all-around competitor in the North East with a 38.955 regional qualifying score.

In the team standings, Michigan won the regional with a 197.350, finishing ahead of Alabama (196.625), West Virginia (196.325), Southern Utah (195.675), George Washington (195.625), and Kent State (194.375).

Morant and the Bears will next compete at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships at Seattle Pacific University from Apr. 7-9 beginning with Team Preliminary Session No. 2 on Friday, Apr. 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET.