Three-time defending champion University of Bridgeport hosts the women’s 2012 USA Gymnastic Collegiate National Championships April 12-14

The University of Bridgeport women’s gymnastics team has won three consecutive national championships and is looking for a fourth this week as host of the USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championships.

The three-day national collegiate championship opens today with team preliminaries at 1 p.m. at the Harvey Hubbell Gymnasium with the US Air Force Academy, Texas Woman’s University, Centenary College and College of William & Mary. At 6 p.m., the University of Bridgeport, University of Pennsylvania, Seattle Pacific University, and Temple University compete. The top two teams from each session advance to the team finals on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Webster Bank Arena.

Thirty-five individual qualifiers from Brown University, Cornell University, Southern Connecticut State University, and West Chester University compete with the team qualifiers. The top ten finishers (including ties) on each event qualify for the individual event finals on Saturday, April 14 in Hubbell Gym.

For tickets, visit for Friday’s team finals at Webster Bank Arena. Visit for the Thursday and Saturday events at Hubbell Gym. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

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Sports Information: Chuck Sadowski, 203-576-4726,