Week 8 of the 2021 NCAA Gymnastics season was action-packed, with the 2021 Winter Cup and the awarding of. the 2021 SEC regular season title, plus much more!
On the women’s side, No. 1 Florida continued its dominating season with a 198+ win over Auburn to clinch at least a share of the 2021 SEC regular season title. Elsewhere,  Kentucky pulled off the upset over  LSU, and  Utah and  California faced off in an epic battle.
Most of the men’s teams were off this week as the focus switched to the 2021 Winter Cup and individual competition. Three virtual meets still took place though, and all were pretty close matchups. Cameron Bock was the big story of Winter Cup, winning the all-around title on night one ahead of seasoned Team USA star Yul Moldauer and others.
Continue reading for the Women’s Top 25, Men’s Top 10, notable meet notes, and weekly awards.
NCAA Women’s Top 25
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s three straight Southeastern Conference gymnastics titles now for No. 1 Gator gymnastics. Florida used the nation’s season-high of 198.275 Friday in win over No. 18 Auburn (197.025) to clinch at least a share of the 2021 title. Click here for a full recap.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – No. 14 Kentucky (4-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) ended its 2021 home slate on its highest note yet, sending its senior class out with a 197.100-196.800 victory over No. 2 LSU (4-3, 3-3 SEC) on Friday. Click here for a full recap.
SALT LAKE CITY – No. 4-ranked Utah gymnastics (8-1, 5-0 Pac-12) continued its undefeated run in Pac-12 Conference action on Friday night, keeping the winning streak alive after topping No. 9 California (4-1, 3-1 Pac-12) by a score of 197.375-197.125 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center. Click here for a full recap.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The No. 23 Mizzou gymnastics concluded the home portion of its schedule with a 196.575-196.100 win over No. 15 Georgia on Friday night at the Hearnes Center. Click here for a full recap.
SEATTLE –The Washington GymDawgs finished their third home meet of the season with a score of 193.575 against the #25 Arizona State Sun Devils. Geneva Thompson led the way for the GymDawgs, earning scores of 9.875 on bars and 9.850 on floor. Click here for a full recap.
NCAA Men’s Top 10
Michigan senior Cameron Bock seemed to surprise everyone but himself with his all-around win on night one of senior men’s competition at USA Gymnastics’ 2021 Winter Cup in Indianapolis. Click here for our all-around recap.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – No. 7 Penn State held a virtual competition at the Gene Wettstone Gymnastics Complex for the first time and came out on top with a 403.600-398.600 win over Navy in a non-conference meet Saturday afternoon. Click here for a full recap.
BERKELEY – Behind a strong start with a season-best total in the first rotation on floor, the No. 10 California men’s gymnastics team held off No. 11 William & Mary and defeated The Tribe, 382.950-379.750, on Wednesday in a virtual meet from Golden Bear Rec. Click here for a full recap.