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Fort Worth, Texas • For the first time in three nights, in the eyes of the judges, Georgia Dabritz wasn't perfect on the uneven bars at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships.
But the Utah senior still wasn't defeated on the event.
Dabritz became Utah's first NCAA champion since Ashley Postell won the balance beam in 2007, scoring a 9.9625 in Sunday's individual competition at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
The last Utah gymnast to win the bars was Kristina Baskett in 2006.
Florida's Bridget Sloan, the defending champion, finished tied for second with Georgia's Brittany Rogers with 9.95s.
Dabritz also finished tied with LSU's Ashleigh Gnat for fifth on the floor, with a 9.9125, while Utah freshman Kari Lee was 14th on the floor, with a 9.6125, out of 15 competitors and fifth on the vault, with a 9.875, out of eight competitors.
Dabritz entered the weekend as the favorite on the event, and she solidified that reputation with her performances in the team competition, where she became the first gymnast in history to earn back-to-back 10s in the NCAA preliminary and Super Six rounds.
Her perfect scores here in the NCAAs also gave her seven on the uneven bars, tying Kulikowski for the most ever on that event by a Utah gymnast.
Dabritz admitted she felt some pressure, but it didn't stop her from having a great routine or enjoying the moment.
"It feels great; I can't think of a better way to end my career than with those two performances," she said. "I just wanted to go out there on the floor one last time and enjoy it."
The win caps what has been a near-dream season for Dabritz. She helped the Utes to their second-place finish by scoring a 39.7 in Saturday's all-around competition, the highest all-around score of this year's NCAA event.
She also won the Pac-12 and regional all-around title.
Prior to the start of the NCAAs, she was named the AAI Gymnast of the Year, an award that goes to the best senior gymnast as voted by the coaches. Three other Utah gymnasts have won the award: Missy Marlowe (1992), Theresa Kulikowski (2003) and Ashley Postell (2008).
She finished the regular season ranked No. 1 in the nation on the bars, No. 3 on the vault and No. 9 on the floor.
Her finish this weekend couldn't have been much better. The only award that eluded her was the all-around title, which she lost after falling off the beam in the preliminary round.
However, she came back on that event Friday with a 9.825 and led the Utes on other events to help them almost win the title.
"I couldn't ask for much more," Dabritz said. "For us to finish second and then to finish with this, it is a great way to go out."
As for Lee, she said she had a little too much momentum on the floor, but said just being a part of the individual competition was good for her.
"It was fun having Georgia right there by my side," she said. "It was a long three-day weekend, but I think being out here was a good way to start my career."
Vault • Elizabeth Price (Stanford) 9.9333
Uneven bars • Georgia Dabritz (Utah) 9.9625
Balance beam • Samantha Peszek (UCLA) 9.95
Floor • Kytra Hunter (Florida) 9.9625
Utah's NCAA uneven bars champions
• Georgia Dabritz 2015
• Kristina Baskett 2006
• Angie Leonard 1999
• Sandy Woolsey 1994
• Missy Marlowe 1992