Minnesota connections: While Gopher Lexy Ramler will compete as an individual, five other Minnesotans — all former members of Champlin’s Twin City Twisters — are on teams that advanced to the NCAA championships. Oklahoma’s roster includes Maggie Nichols of Little Canada and Olivia Trautman of Champlin; Denver’s includes Maddie Karr of Stillwater and Maddie Quarles of Andover; and Michigan features Abby Brenner of Maple Grove.

How to watch: Friday’s team semifinals, the all-around competition and individual event finals are on ESPN2 at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. The team finals run Saturday on ESPNU at 6 p.m.

RACHEL BLOUNT