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Alabama wins national championship

Updated: April 16, 2011, 9:44 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Alabama's women's gymnastics team was ranked second in the preseason coaches' poll.

The Crimson Tide proved the voters wrong Saturday by winning their first NCAA championship since 2002.

"I guess my peers were off by one spot," Alabama coach Sarah Patterson said with a smile. "But it appears that they knew, no matter what, we'd put it all together by the end of the year.

"I wasn't so sure because my first reaction when I saw us that high was, 'Are you kidding ...

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