2023 Gym Devils schedule released

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sun Devil Gymnastics’ 2023 schedule has been announced, which includes five home meetings at Desert Financial Arena, seven head-to-head matchups against teams that finished in the top 25 in 2022 and the 2022 national champions.

The Gym Devils are eagerly awaiting another opportunity to push the program to new heights. In 2022, ASU won a share of the Pac-12 regular season title with Cal, Oregon State and Utah for the first time in program history. With a 6-4 record, the Sun Devils finished the season ranked 22nd on Road to Nationals. The team finished the season with an NQS of 196.905 and qualified to compete in the night session of the Pac-12 Championships for the second year in a row.

The season will start with a meeting on the weekend of January 6-8, which is yet to be announced. After that, the next two encounters will be back at the Desert Financial Arena, first a triple encounter against UC Davis and Eastern Michigan on January 13. The following week will be the return of Beauty and the Beast’s encounter against Stanford, a shared home event with Sun Devil Wrestling.

The Pac-12 game will begin at home against state rival Arizona on Jan. 28. ASU hasn’t lost to Arizona since 2016, with five of the last six head-to-head matchups with a margin of victory near 0.700 or less.

After three straight weeks at home, the Gym Devils will hit the road to face the Cal Bears in Berkeley on February 4. ASU and Cal have alternated on the winner since 2017, with the Sun Devils winning last year to stop the Bears. ‘ undefeated season. The next meeting is also on the road, as Arizona State travels to UCLA on Feb. 11. In 2022, the Gym Devils beat the Bruins for the first time since 2001.

On Feb. 20, Arizona State will host Utah, a team that finished third in the nation last season after a run at the national championships. Next weekend, ASU will hit the road again in Washington on February 26. The Huskies finished one spot ahead of the Sun Devils in the 2022 final standings at 21st.

Conference play ends with senior night on March 4 against Oregon State. ASU will look to send the seniors in style against another top-25 team. Regular season competition ends March 12 in Oklahoma, the 2022 national champions.

The playoffs begin with the 2023 Pac-12 Championships on March 18.

Calendar 2023
Date Opponent TV
1/6-8 To be determined
1/13 UC Davis and Eastern Michigan To be determined
1/20 Stanford (Beauty and the Beast) To be determined
1/28 Arizona Pac-12 network
2/4 in Cal Pac-12 network
2/11 at UCLA UCLA Live Stream
2/20 Utah Pac-12 network
2/26 in Washington Pac-12 network
3/4 Oregon State (Senior Night) Pac-12 network
3/12 in Oklahoma To be determined
3/18 Pac-12 Championships Pac-12 network