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Auburn Gymnastics Advances to NCAA Super Six Finals

For the first time since 1993, and only the second time in program history, Auburn has advanced to the very final round of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships

Caitlin Atkinson competes in the floor exercise. Auburn Gymnastics at 2015 NCAA Championship Regionals on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.
Caitlin Atkinson competes in the floor exercise. Auburn Gymnastics at 2015 NCAA Championship Regionals on Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.
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It was a massive night in Ft Worth, Texas, as the Auburn Tigers finished third in Semifinal #2 of the NCAA Gymnastics Championships. The 8th ranked Tigers finished with a team score of 197.075, just .025 points behind 2nd place finisher Alabama, who scored 197.100, and .325 behind 1st place finisher Oklahoma, who scored 197.400.

Caitlin Atkinson took the highest scores on the beam with a 9.950, and took the All-Around title for Semifinal #2 with a total of 39.550. That score was just .050 behind Kytra Hunter of Florida from Semifinal #1. Hunter scored 39.600.

Semifinal #1 saw a tie between Florida and Utah for the top spot with scores of 197.475. Stanford took the third and final spot in the Super Six from Semifinal #1 with a 197.175.

The Super Six - the actual NCAA Gymnastics Championship round - will begin at 6pm EST Saturday evening. You'll be able to watch them through ESPN3 or the WatchESPN App. The teams involved will be:

#1 Oklahoma
#2 Florida
#3 Utah
#5 Alabama
#8 Auburn
#11 Stanford

Congrats and good luck to the wonderful Auburn Gymnasts! Let's take a look at some of the congratulatory tweets from around the Auburn Family:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Incredible performance by <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> to make Super 6 for 1st time in 22 yrs, 2nd time in history. Proud of our team &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachJeffGraba">@CoachJeffGraba</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WDE?src=hash">#WDE</a></p>&mdash; Bruce Pearl (@coachbrucepearl) <a href="https://twitter.com/coachbrucepearl/status/589253709927940096">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Super Six!!</p>&mdash; Jay Jacobs (@jayjacobsauad) <a href="https://twitter.com/jayjacobsauad/status/589254376792977408">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>AUBURN GYMNASTICS HAS MADE THE NCAA FINALS!!!!!! Way to go, <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a>!!!! WAR EAGLE!!!</p>&mdash; Lauren Smith (@LaurnSmith) <a href="https://twitter.com/LaurnSmith/status/589254476151685121">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>AND AUBURN. IS GOING. TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP! <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a></p>&mdash; kenny smith (@kennysmith) <a href="https://twitter.com/kennysmith/status/589254643831541760">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>The Auburn Tigers are heading to the NCAA Super Six!</p>&mdash; Auburn Gymnastics (@Auburn_Gym) <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym/status/589254861113307136">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> on advancing to the Super Six!! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Auburn Football (@FootballAU) <a href="https://twitter.com/FootballAU/status/589254972270891008">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> on shocking the world and advancing to the Super 6! Incredible job by <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachJeffGraba">@CoachJeffGraba</a> and the team!! War Eagle!!</p>&mdash; Aubie the Tiger (@AubietheTiger01) <a href="https://twitter.com/AubietheTiger01/status/589255005061812224">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats to <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachJeffGraba">@CoachJeffGraba</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> on advancing to the Super Six! So proud of you! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Auburn W Basketball (@AuburnWBB) <a href="https://twitter.com/AuburnWBB/status/589255352157351938">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a>! Second Super Six in school history! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Auburn Women&#39;s Golf (@AuburnWGolf) <a href="https://twitter.com/AuburnWGolf/status/589255554524143616">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Standing ovation for <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> at the baseball game! So proud!</p>&mdash; Clint Richardson® (@Clintau24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Clintau24/status/589256623043907586">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>War Damn <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a>!!!</p>&mdash; Phillip Crain (@PhillipCWDE) <a href="https://twitter.com/PhillipCWDE/status/589256740941729792">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachJeffGraba">@CoachJeffGraba</a> on advancing to the NCAA Super Six! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Kirk Sampson (@AuburnSID) <a href="https://twitter.com/AuburnSID/status/589257239715848192">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats to <a href="https://twitter.com/Auburn_Gym">@Auburn_Gym</a> for making the Super Six at the NCAA Championships! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WarEagle?src=hash">#WarEagle</a></p>&mdash; Auburn Volleyball (@AuburnVB) <a href="https://twitter.com/AuburnVB/status/589258746834059264">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Congrats <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachJeffGraba">@CoachJeffGraba</a> &amp; Auburn Gymnastics on moving on to the NCAA Super 6! WAR EAGLE!</p>&mdash; Lauren Meisner (@CoachLMeisner) <a href="https://twitter.com/CoachLMeisner/status/589259177895268352">April 18, 2015</a></blockquote>

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I'm sure there will be plenty more to come. These are just the ones in my timeline from the time it was official until I finished and published the article.

Give 'em hell, ladies! War Eagle!