UF Gymnast Honored
GAINESVILLE - Freshman gymnast Amanda Castillo was named the SEC Gymnast of the Week on Tuesday, her first honor this season.
Castillo shares Florida's season-best floor score (9.95) and is tied for second among the Gators with eight event titles this season. She ranks sixth among the nation's all-arounders with her regional qualifying average (RQS) of 39.305 and is No. 3 for the floor (9.90 RQS) and No. 7 for the bars (9.890 RQS).
Castillo and the rest of the No. 1 Gator gymnastics team return home to play host to No. 22 North Carolina State (10-9) on Friday in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. The first 500 fans will receive free burrito bucks courtesy of Chipotle. It is also Alumni Night and former Gator gymnasts and the 1982 AIAW National Championship team will be recognized. Admission is $4.00 for adults; youth 17 and under and UF students with identification are admitted free.