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Fact Check: The UGA Gym Dogs

New Georgia Encyclopedia editors continually update the resource in order to keep the encyclopedia's 2,200+ articles fresh and accurate. Here, they report on recent interesting changes.
In preparation for Hometown Teams, we reviewed all of the articles listed in our Sports and Recreation section to make sure they were as up to date as possible. This particular article, UGA Gymnastics, was first written in 2004, and a lot has changed in the program since then. Let's dive in, shall we?
Since 2005 the University of Georgia women’s gymnastics team has won four more NCAA titles and two more SEC titles, bringing their totals up to ten and sixteen respectively. The Gym Dogs haven’t won either title since the departure of Suzanne Yoculan, who coached from 1984 to 2009. By the time Yoculan retired, she had produced a 836-117-7 record (a winning percentage of 0.87, up from 0.86 in 2005), eighteen NCAA individual champions, and five NCAA coach of the year awards.
Given the fact that Yoculan is one of the winningest coaches in UGA history, and given the fact that the Gym Dogs have had continued success since 2005, we updated the third, fourth, and fifth paragraphs of the UGA Gymnastics article to include the Gym Dog’s most recent victories and the Gym Dog’s current coach, Danna Durante.
Interested in suggesting your own revisions? Visit our Contact Us page. If you found our UGA Gymnastics article interesting, then you might also like our articles on the Olympic Games in 1996, the Goodwill Games, and other UGA sports teams (like UGA Swim and Dive Teams, UGA Football, and UGA Men’s Basketball).
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