By Patricia Duffy

Qualifying to NCAA Women’s Gymnastics’ Super Six is an accomplishment in itself. After their respective semifinal sessions, each of the qualifying team’s coaches reflected on the meet and moment.

Feature Photo by Lloyd Smith

Nebraska Head Coach Dan Kendig

No. 6 Nebraska is the Cinderella story of the 2018 Super Six. The Huskers knocked off No. 8 Alabama and No. 7 Georgia to qualify.

LSU Head Coach D-D Breaux

“Last year we felt like we put too much into [semifinals].”

UCLA Head Coach Valorie Kondos Field A.K.A. Miss Val

Miss Val had some powerful words to share after her team won Semifinal Session #1.

P.S. This moment between D-D and Miss Val with Dan in the middle was one of our favorites from the night!

Utah Co-Head Coach Tom Farden

Oklahoma Head Coach K.J. Kindler

Kindler pointed out that the Sooners weren’t at their best on beam, yet they still broke 198. Speaks to their dominance.

Florida Head Coach Jenny Rowland

Be on the lookout for the June 2018 issue of Inside Gymnastics for more highlight stories from NCAA Championships and the 2018 NCAA gymnastics season! Subscribe here!

Patricia Duffy is Inside Publications’ New Media & Marketing Manager. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and former competitive cheerleader and gymnast of 12+ years.