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Alabama seniors will be honored prior to final home gymnastics meet of regular season

Keely McNeer unable to perform because of injury

Alabama gymnastics will close out its 2017 regular season with Senior Night at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Coleman Coliseum. The Iowa State Cyclones provide the competition for sixth-ranked Bama.

The Tide will honor its seniors during introductions, which will get underway at 7:10 p.m. In addition to managers Grey Buxton and Blake Sellers along with former gymnast and current multimedia specialist Dominique Pegg, the Tide will recognize senior gymnasts Katie Bailey, Amanda Jetter, Keely McNeer, Mary Lillian Sanders, Aja Sims, and Mackenzie Valentin. McNeer suffered a broken hand in a recent automobile accident and will not be able to perform.

This year’s seniors have won two Southeastern Conference titles (2014 and 2015) as well as three NCAA regional titles (2014, 2015 and 2016). They have also posted a trio of top-four NCAA Championships finishes, including a third-place finish in 2016.

 Friday also features Big Al’s Carnival, with pre-meet activities for kids located on the concourse as soon as doors open at 5:30 p.m. Members of Big Al’s Kids Club get free admission with their Kids Club membership card.

Tickets to Friday's meet are available through the Alabama Ticket Office in the lobby of Coleman Coliseum, by phone at (205) 348-2262, and online at

Following this meet the Tide will participate in the Southeastern Conference Championship meet.

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