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Oregon acrobatics and tumbling picked to finish first in NCATA Coaches' Poll



The Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team was picked as the favorite to win its fifth-straight national championship, according to the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association coaches’ poll.

The Ducks received eight first place votes and 117 points overall. The only other school to receive first-place votes was Baylor. The Bears, coached by former Oregon head coach Felecia Mulkey, received three first-place votes and 108 points overall.

Oregon and Baylor will face-off at Matthew Knight Arena on March 12.

This year’s national championship meet will take place on April 23 at Fairmont State.

Here’s how the rest of the vote was recorded:

1 Oregon (8)……………………………………………. 117
2 Baylor (3)……………………………………………….108
3 Azusa Pacific…………………..…………………….. 97
4 Hawaii Pacific…………………..……………………. 85
5 Qunnipiac………………………………………………. 84
6 Fairmont State…………………….………………….. 69
7 Alderson-Broaddus………….…………………….. 56
8 King University (Tenn.)…………………..………. 36
8 Gannon…………………………………………………… 36
10 Concordia Univ. (Wisc.)…………………..……. 23
11 Adrian……………………………………………………..15

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Joseph is in his third year as a sports reporter at the Emerald. If you have any questions for the reporter, email Joseph at [email protected]