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Dion And Turk Advance To NCAA Regionals


Chantel Turk, along with Catherine Dion qualified for the NCAA Regionals.
Chantel Turk, along with Catherine Dion qualified for the NCAA Regionals.

March 25, 2013

Selection Video

INDIANAPOLIS – Catherine Dion and Chantel Turk will travel to Norman, Okla., for NCAA Regional competition. Dion and Turk will compete as individuals in the all-around on April 6 at 4:00 p.m., Oklahoma will play host to the NCAA event.

Oklahoma, Stanford, Penn State, Washington, Iowa and Southern Utah are among the regional qualifying teams set to compete at the Regional.

In addition to Dion and Turk, Samantha King of Illinois State, Taryn Vanderpool (Southeast Missouri State) and Kim Genereux (Illinois State) will compete for a spot at the national championships in Duluth, Ga., April 19-21, where UCLA serves as the host team.

The top two teams and the top two all-around competitors who are not on an advancing team from each regional will receive an automatic bid to the national championships.

Dion’s current career-high all-around score is a 39.075, which was set at the Midwest Independent Conference Championship on March 23, 2013. Turk holds a career-high score of 39.300, which was set against Denver on Feb. 16, 2013.

Be sure to check back to UICFlames.com as Turk and Dion prepare for the Regional competition.

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