Saturday’s event was highlighted by Morgan Porter’s return, the team’s depth and the debut of three freshmen.
With a plethora of experience and talented freshmen, the Tigers hope to build off of one of their most successful seasons in program history.
One former gymnast asked for Welker to step down from his position in an anonymous statement.
The Tigers capped off their big year with a third-place finish at NCAA Regionals.
The Tigers tied the second highest regional score in program history, but placed third and could not advance out of the Gainesville regional.
Becca Schugel and Britney Ward earn spots on the All-SEC Team.
The team also hit a season-high 49.400 on floor.
Coach Shannon Welker: “She’s got talent, she works hard, and she brings it when it’s time to bring it.”
The victory puts the Tigers at 9-7 for the season.
The Tigers earned their sixth-highest team score in program history.
The Tigers’ victory ended its three-meet losing streak in impressive fashion, defeating two top-25 schools.
It was the team’s third consecutive conference loss, which puts Missouri at 1-3 in the SEC.
Porter is looking to redshirt after being injured during the meet against Alabama.
Morgan Porter went down with an injury, and Britney Ward matched her career high on vault.
Tigers continue hot start, improving to 5-0.
Morgan Porter earned top honors for the Tigers to lead them to victory.
The Tigers destroyed their previous team record for highest opening-meet score from 2004 and 2015.
Kennedi Harris: “Last year, we were a young team. This year, we have a little bit more experience.”
Missouri will lean on returning firepower while adding freshmen that could contribute right away.
The program extends to students of all backgrounds with a no-cut policy, and they will compete in three national meets this season.