LSU Tigers are aiming for the NCAA Finals, back at nationals and eyeing a Four on the Floor appearance, with a tough competition ahead in the first semifinal against Cal, Arkansas, and Stanford. The meet begins at 3:30 and will be aired on ESPN2.

By the Numbers
  • Stanford - 197.200 NQA, 17th nationals appearance, Event Rankings: 8th on vault, 7th on bars, 8th on beam, 8th on floor
  • Arkansas - 197.482 NQA, 9th nationals appearance, Event Rankings: 6th on vault, 8th on bars, 7th on beam, 6th on floor
  • Cal - 198.139 NQA, 6th nationals appearance, Event Rankings: 4th on vault, 2nd on bars, 2nd on beam, 3rd on floor
  • LSU - 198.161 NQA, 22-3 overall record, SEC champions, Event Rankings: 3rd on vault, 3rd on bars, 5th on beam, 1st on floor
Yes, But

Teams like Stanford have surprised with their performance this season despite not being top-seeded, showcasing strength and determination.

State of Play
  • Stanford is defying expectations, ranking 19th but presenting a strong challenge.
  • Arkansas has shown significant growth throughout the season under Jordyn Wieber's coaching.
  • Cal has improved from the previous year and stands as a strong contender, particularly for advancing with LSU.
  • LSU, as SEC champions, holds a strong position going into the semifinals.
What's Next

The semifinals promise intense competition, with teams like LSU and Cal expected to perform exceptionally, aiming for a spot in the NCAA Finals.

Bottom Line

The NCAA semifinals feature a mix of seasoned contenders and surprising underdogs, setting the stage for a thrilling competition where every routine and score will determine who advances to the finals.