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NCAA Strength Of Schedules

NCAA Strength Of Schedules

Keri Monstrola

December 31, 2014, 4:00am

The 2015 NCAA Women's Strength of Schedules has been calculated by Road To Nationals. Strength of schedules is based on last year's finish along with home or away opponent. The number of meets is also taken into account for the rankings.  Ex: Facing #1 Oklahoma is worth 82 pts, #3 LSU is worth 80 pts, etc. Rankings via roadtonationals Alabama is at the top of the list with the strongest schedule. The defending National Champions, Oklahoma Sooners come in at #3 and The Florida Gators at #26.  1. Alabama- 12 meets- 825 pts.  ...

#3 Best Gold Series of 2014

#3 Best Gold Series of 2014

Becca Pang

December 31, 2014, 4:00am

Best Gymnastike Gold Series of 2014 - #3: Simone Biles, Lonely at the Top   As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we are listing our best Gymnastike Gold series of the year. In third place is Simone Biles: Lonely at the Top.   This two part series features an exclusive behind the scenes look at Simone Biles in April of this year. In episode one, Biles and coach Aimee Boorman talk about their gym change and the emotional and mental adjustments. A...

#1 Best Female Gymnast of 2014

#1 Best Female Gymnast of 2014 - Simone Biles As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we’re highlighting the Best Female Gymnasts of 2014. Topping off yet another one of our lists is queen bee, Simone Biles.   After months of nagging injuries kept her out of competition, Biles’ first competition of the 2014 season was the Secrect US Classic, where she won the all-around, vault, beam and floor. Just weeks later, Biles won the all-around titl...

#3 Best Female Gymnast of 2014

#3 Best Female Gymnast of 2014 - Kyla Ross As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we are naming the Best Female Athletes of 2014. Coming in at number three is Kyla Ross.   Ross had a great year in 2014. She kicked off the year with team and all-around golds at the City of Jesolo Trophy, followed by gold medals in team and balance beam as well as silver in the all-around, uneven bars and floor exercise at the Pacific Rim Championships.   In August...

#2 Best Female Gymnast of 2014

#2 Best Female Gymnast of 2014 - Larisa Iordache As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we’ll be highlighting the Best Female Gymnasts of 2014. Tumbling her way into the No. 2 spot is the Romanian ringleader, Larisa Iordache.   The current leader of the Romanian senior national team, brings not only power and grace to the competition floor but also experience that is backed by an impressive resume. Iordache earned a position on the 2012 Romanian...

#1 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

#1 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

Becca Pang

December 29, 2014, 5:00pm

Best Male Athlete of 2014 - #1: Kohei Uchimura   As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we are naming the Best Male Athletes of 2014. Coming in at number one is Kohei Uchimura.   It should come at no surprise that King Kohei is in the top spot as many consider him the best male athlete of all time. This year, he won his fifth consecutive world all-around title, something no man or woman has ever done. Uchimura has impeccable form and does incredi...

#2 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

#2 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

Becca Pang

December 29, 2014, 12:00pm

Best Male Athlete of 2014 - #2: Oleg Verniaiev   As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we are naming the Best Male Athletes of 2014 and in second is Ukraine’s Oleg Verniaiev.   Verniaiev is a strong all-around gymnast but is especially known for his talent on parallel bars. His great form, big tricks, and stylish gymnastics is eye catching.   At the European Championships, Verniaiev lead Team Ukraine to bronze. As an individual, he wo...

Jordyn Wieber Not Planning On Rio

Jordyn Wieber Not Planning On Rio

Becca Pang

December 29, 2014, 10:06am

Jordyn Wieber does not plan to try for the 2016 Rio Olympic team, according to a report from the Lansing State Journal. This decision likely announces the end of Wieber's career. Wieber is currently a student at UCLA as well as the gymnastics team manager. Wieber hasn't competed since the 2012 London Olympics but in July, Wieber stated she was still undecided on a gymnastics return.  While Wieber's career may not have ended the way she would have chosen, she is still one of the most decorated and idolized U.S. gymnasts. Wieber and Shannon...

#3 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

#3 Best Male Gymnast of 2014

Becca Pang

December 29, 2014, 4:00am

Best Male Athlete of 2014 - #3: Sam Mikulak   As 2014 draws to a close, we are going back over the very best moments, meets, videos, and athletes from the entire year. Today we are naming the Best Male Athletes of 2014 and in third place is Sam Mikulak.    Mikulak started his elite year on a high note claiming the all-around title at the AT&T American Cup. This competition is the most prestigious international competition held in the U.S. and is part of the FIG World Cup series.    In the spring, he completed his senio...

#1 Best Performance of 2014

#1 Best Performance of 2014 - Simone Biles at World Championships Nanning, China As the year draws to a close, we are taking a look back at the best of 2014. The final few days of this year will be filled with the best routines, moments, and more from this year for you to enjoy. Wrapping up today’s list of best performances of 2014 is Simone Biles demolishing the competition at World’s.   In October, the reigning World Champ defended her title at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China. Not only did ...

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