Wildcat Gymnastics to Broadcast Five Meets

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Southeastern Conference released its television broadcast schedule for the 2016 gymnastics season on Wednesday afternoon, extending its coverage to 22 meets across ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network.  Kentucky gymnastics will appear in five of the broadcasts.

UK gymnastics’ coverage includes two dates on ESPNU, two dates on the SEC Network, and one still to be determined. Friday, Feb. 12 highlights the broadcasts, with Kentucky hosting Missouri live at 7 p.m. on the SEC Network.

Three broadcasts will be tape delayed: Kentucky at LSU, 9 p.m. on Monday (SEC Network), Jan. 25; Kentucky at Alabama, 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 (ESPNU); and Florida versus Kentucky, 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 7 (ESPNU).

Additionally, the SEC championship meet will be hosted by the ESPN family of networks, either on ESPN2, ESPNU or the SEC Network.

The 2016 gymnastics season vaults onto television screens nationwide, Friday, Jan. 15 with a doubleheader that begins with defending Southeastern Conference champions, Alabama, facing conference opponent Missouri at 7 p.m., on SEC Network. After successfully producing 10 meets live on television for the first time last season, SEC Network expanded live coverage in the 2016 schedule to 15 meets including the SEC Gymnastics Championship. All 22 television meets will be streamed live on WatchESPN. For the full SEC broadcast schedule, click here.

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