GYMNASTICS: The Utah gymnastics team placed ninth in the sport's academic standings by compiling a 3.5192 cumulative GPA in 2008. The Utes were the only of the 2008 NCAA Championship Super Six teams-and one of just two NCAA qualifiers-to place in the top 10 in the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches-Women (NACGC-W) academic rankings.

Seven members of Utah's 2008 NCAA runner-up team were identified as NACGC Scholar-Athletes, led by Kristina Baskett, who recorded 4.00 GPA in the 2007-08 academic year. Joining Baskett as NACGC Scholastic All-Americans were Jamie Deetscreek (3.93), Katie Kivisto (3.93), Daria Bijak (3.83), Ashley Postell (3.81), Stephanie Neff (3.76) and Gael Mackie (3.50).