The UCLA women’s gymnastics team is set to return to Los Angeles Sunday with its seventh NCAA championship and first since 2010.

The Bruins needed a score of at least 9.975 from sixth-year senior Christine Peng-Peng Lee on the event’s final routine at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis to win the championship. Lee scored a perfect 10, part of UCLA’s NCAA Championship record 49.75 on balance beam.

“I looked at the scoreboard, and I saw UCLA on top, and I am still in shock,” said Lee, who was competing in her final college meet. “My tears have not come out yet. I said they’re still dancing and having a party in my eyeballs.

“I’m shocked I’m here, shocked we have the trophy and I couldn’t have asked for a better way to end with this team.”

The perfect 10 was second of the meet for Lee, who also had one in the previous rotation, uneven bars. The Canadian completed her injury-delayed college career with 10 perfect 10s.

Lee redshirted the 2013 season while recovering from knee surgery in 2012. She was unable to compete in 2014 after undergoing a second knee surgery and received an additional year of eligibility.

Kyla Ross, a member of 2012 Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. women’s gymnastics team, preceded Lee’s perfect score on the balance beam with a score of 9.9875 to keep the Bruins championship hopes alive.

UCLA trailed two-time defending NCAA champion Oklahoma by .175 entering the final rotation. Redshirt freshman Grace Glenn began the Bruins balance beam rotation with a score of 9.9375.

UCLA’s second gymnast on the rotation, Madison Kocian, a member of the 2016 Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. women’s gymnastics team, fell and received a score of 9.275, which would not figure into the team score as it was the Bruins lowest on the apparatus.

The next two Bruin gymnasts, Brielle Nguyen and Katelyn Ohashi, had scores of 9.875 and 9.95.

UCLA’s comeback was keyed by a season-high 49.6375 performance on bars on the next-to-last rotation. The Bruins counted four scores of 9.9 or better — a 9.9 from JaNay Honest, a season-high 9.9375 from Kocian, a 9.95 from Ross and a 10 from Lee.

UCLA had an overall score of 198.075, finishing 0.0375 ahead of the Sooners. Florida was third with 197.85, followed by LSU (197.8375), BYU (196.9) and Utah State (196.8).

“This team truly is the easiest team that I’ve ever coached,” said Valorie Kondos Field, the Bruins women’s gymnastics coach since 1991, whose team was fourth in the 2017 NCAA championship.

“And that is because this time last year we said if we want a different result, we’ve got to do things differently. What started that was me and our coaching staff just getting real with them about getting (as) physically fit as you individually can … making choices outside of the gym, those of a champion and they did it.

“They decided to do it at literally last April and they’ve been consistent with it and because of that my job has been so easy this year. This truly is a dream team.”

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