Wildcats Hold Blue-White Scrimmage Saturday

Dec. 12, 2008

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Kentucky gymnastics team will give fans a preview of the 2009 team during Saturday’s annual Blue-White Scrimmage. The meet begins at 1 p.m. ET in Memorial Coliseum. Admission for fans is free and seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The intra-squad meet is just the beginning to what will be an exciting home schedule for the Wildcats in 2009. The Wildcats are set to host nine teams in Memorial Coliseum and will face eight teams ranked in the top-25 of the preseason polls, including all six conference opponents, No. 1 Georgia, No. 3 Florida, No. 6 Alabama, No. 7 LSU, No. 12 Arkansas and No. 15 Auburn. Also in that list are No. 16 Illinois and No. 23 West Virginia.

The top-25 team, which only lost three letter winners and returns 11 gymnasts with three newcomers, kicks off their twelve-meet season with Excite Night on Jan. 10th at 5:45 p.m. ET against Utah State.

Reserved tickets for Gymnastics events are $5.00 each, regardless of age. General Admission tickets are $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for Seniors and Youth. Tickets can be purchased by calling the ticket office at 1-800-928-2287. Tickets are also sold at the Joe Craft Center Ticket Office on the night of the event. Group tickets (20+ people) are available by calling the ticket office in advance of the event.

For complete coverage of Kentucky gymnastics, please visit www.ukathletics.com.