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Red Rocks Picked To Win 2021 Pac-12 Title In Preseason Coaches Poll

Utah gymnasts cheer as they round out their win at the Best of Utah gymnastics meet at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. (Photo: Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Pac-12 Conference coaches picked Utah gymnastics to win the 2021 conference championship in a preseason vote.

The results of the Pac-12’s preseason coaches poll were released on Wednesday, January 20.

The Red Rocks received a conference-high in votes, including six first-place picks.

It’s the first time that Utah has been picked to win the Pac-12 since the 2016 preseason poll.

Since then, the Utes have won one conference championship (2017).

2021 Pac-12 Preseason Coaches Poll

  1. Utah (6) – 48 points
  2. UCLA (1) – 40 points
  3. California (1) – 39 points
  4. Oregon State – 32 points
  5. Washington – 21 points
  6. Arizona State – 20 points
  7. Arizona – 17 points
  8. Stanford – 7 points

The Red Rocks have earned three conference titles during their time in the Pac-12 (2014, 2015, 2017).

Last season, Utah finished 7-0 in the Pac-12.

To start this season, the Utes have a 3-1 record.

The Red Rocks begin conference play against the Arizona Wildcats on Saturday, January 23. The match will begin at 1 p.m. (MDT) and will broadcast on the Pac-12 Network.

For more on the Utes, check out the Crimson Corner Podcast, here.