Collegiate gymnastics weekly recap - Jan. 29-Feb. 3
posted on 02/04/2013

Sarah Persinger (Georgia) and Felix Aronovich (Penn State)
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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Florida 197.575, Arkansas 196.175 - Feb. 1, 2013
FAYETTEVILLE - All-American's Amy Borsellino, Katherine Grable, Bailee Zumwalde, Kelci Lewis, junior Shelby Salmon and freshmen Erin Freier and Heather Elswick each picked up record marks for the No. 22 University of Arkansas gymnastics team in a loss to the No. 1 Florida Gators in Barnhill Arena Friday, 197.575-196.175.

#2 Oklahoma 197.375, West Virginia 196.050, Western Michigan 192.475, William & Mary 192.225 - Feb. 1, 2013
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The West Virginia University gymnastics team opened its Big 12 Conference season tonight in record-setting fashion, scoring a season-best 196.05 and finishing second in its home-season opener at the WVU Coliseum in front of 1,881 fans.

#3 Michigan 196.675, Iowa 195.200 - Feb. 2, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Junior Joanna Sampson finished alone in first in all four events and scored a new personal best in the all-around (39.600) to lead the No. 3-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics team to a 196.675-195.200 victory over Iowa on Saturday (Feb. 2) at Crisler Center.

#4 UCLA 196.925, #11 Stanford 196.200 - Feb. 2, 2013
STANFORD, Calif. - The No. 11 Stanford women's gymnastics team fell to No. 4 UCLA in its home opener Saturday evening, 196.925-196.200, despite a strong team effort and a career-best performance by sophomore Ivana Hong.

#8 Georgia 197.500, #5 Alabama 196.950 - Feb. 2, 2013
ATHENS, Ga. - The No. 8 Georgia Gym Dogs used a season high score to hand No. 5 Alabama its first loss of the season, 197.500-196.950, on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

#6 LSU 195.875, #16 Kentucky 195.250 - Feb. 1, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Audrey Harrison's all-around performance highlighted the 16th-ranked Kentucky gymnastics team's 195.875-195.25 loss to No. 6 LSU on Friday in Memorial Coliseum.

#7 Nebraska 195.750, #19 Illinois 194.750 - Feb. 1, 2013
LINCOLN, Neb. - The Nebraska gymnastics team overcame struggles on several events to pull out a solid team victory over Illinois on Friday night, earning a 195.750-194.750 win at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

#9 Utah 196.425, Arizona State 195.450 - Feb. 1, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - The No. 9-ranked Utah gymnasts beat Arizona State 196.425-195.450--scoring season highs on three events--but the mood was somber after the team learned it has lost All-American and team co-captain Corrie Lothrop for the season.

#10 Minnesota 194.325, Michigan State 192.625 - Feb. 1, 2013
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State gymnastics led after the first rotation, but could not hold on and had to post a loss to No. 10 Minnesota, 194.325 to 192.625 on Friday at Jenison Field House.

Washington 196.025, #12 Arizona 195.200 - Feb. 1, 2013
SEATTLE - The team title. The all-around. The vault, bars, beam and floor. The GymDawgs won everything Friday night at Alaska Airlines Arena with a huge score and upset over No. 12 Arizona, 196.025-195.200.

#13 Denver 196.050, NC State 194.925, San Jose State 193.425, Air Force 192.675 - Feb. 2, 2013
DENVER - Junior Jorie Hall (Denver, Colo.) tallied a 9.875 on beam and a 9.900 on floor to lead the No. 13 University of Denver gymnastics squad to a Burnsley Invitational victory (196.050) on Saturday night at Hamilton Gymnasium.

#14 Oregon State 196.050, #20 California 194.700 - Feb. 3, 2013
BERKELEY - The No. 20 California women's gymnastics team (6-3, 1-3 Pac-12) fell to No. 14 Oregon State (6-5, 2-1 Pac-12) 196.050-194.700 Sunday at Haas Pavilion, but battled through adversity to turn in solid performances.

North Carolina 195.675, #15 Maryland 194.825 - Feb. 2, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina topped East Atlantic Gymnastics League rival No. 15 Maryland in a rematch Saturday in Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels finished with a 195.675, their highest score of the season, while the Terrapins totaled 194.825.

#17 Auburn 196.725, Missouri 194.575 - Feb. 1, 2013
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou Gymnastics and Wrestling teams hosted 6,486 fans at the sixth annual Beauty and the Beast event on Friday. The Mizzou Tigers fell to the 17th-ranked Auburn Tigers at the event, 196.725-194.575.

Penn State 195.575, #18 Ohio State 194.675 - Feb. 2, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State women's gymnastics team put up a season-high score to take down the Buckeyes of Ohio State by a count of 195.575-194.675 on Saturday night in Rec Hall.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Penn State 444.300, #5 Ohio State 432.300 - Feb. 2, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - It was the Big Ten opener for the No. 1 men's gymnastics team and when the dust settled the Nittany Lions claimed a 444.300-432.300 decision over No. 5 Ohio State.

#2 Michigan 439.350, #10 California 413.400 - Feb. 2, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The No. 2-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team accomplished an individual event sweep, won five team events and established season highs on four events in taking down No. 10 California, 439.350-413.400, on Saturday (Feb. 2) at Cliff Keen Arena.

#3 Oklahoma 436.550, #8 Iowa 420.200 - Feb. 2, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The No. 8 University of Iowa men's gymnastics team fell to third-rated Oklahoma, 436.55-420.200, on Saturday night in its home-opener inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

#6 Minnesota 431.200, #9 Nebraska 419.750, #16 UIC 392.100 - Feb. 2, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Minnesota men's gymnastics team beat Nebraska and UIC on a snowy Saturday night at the Sports Pavilion. The Gophers scored a season-high 431.200, while the Cornhuskers finished second with a 419.750. UIC completed the competition with a 392.100.

West Point Open - Day 1 | Day 2 - Feb. 1-2, 2013
#13 Temple 417.400, #14 Army 416.100, #11 William & Mary 411.400, #17 Springfield 401.400, #15 Navy 398.150
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Freshman Jesse Glenn captured the all-around title, and senior Garrek Hojan-Clark was first on pommel horse in leading Army to runner-up honors at the West Point Gymnastics Open Saturday evening at Christl Arena.


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