Collegiate gymnastics weekly recap - March 9-15
posted on 03/16/2015

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Oklahoma 197.725, #5 Alabama 197.500 - March 13, 2015
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The No. 5 Alabama gymnastics team was edged by No. 1 Oklahoma197.725-197.500 in front of 10,722 fans Friday night in Coleman Coliseum.

#2 Florida 197.900, Texas Woman's 193.400 - March 13, 2015
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 2 Gator gymnastics team completed 2015 home action Friday with a 197.90 – 193.40 win over Texas Woman’s University Friday night in front of a Stephen C. O’Connell Center crowd of 4,236.

#3 LSU 197.275, New Hampshire 193.975, Centenary 192.175 - March 13, 2015
SHREVEPORT, La. – Centenary’s Ashley White won her fourth all-around title as the Ladies’ tallied a season-high score of 192.175 in a tri-meet against nationally-ranked Louisiana State University and the University of New Hampshire in front of a Gold Dome, gymnastics' attendance record of 1,147.

#10 Georgia 197.450, #4 Utah 197.275 - March 14, 2015
ATHENS, Ga. --- The tenth-ranked Georgia Gymdogs defeated No. 4 and previously undefeated Utah, 197.450-197.275, in their regular season finale and Senior Night in Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday evening.

Big Five Meet #1 (#6 Michigan, #12 Penn State, #20 Minnesota, Iowa, Rutgers) - March 14, 2015
MINNEAPOLIS - The No. 20 University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team finished third overall at the Minneapolis Big Five qualifier to advance to the second session of the Big Ten Championships next weekend.

#7 Auburn 197.100, North Carolina 194.024 - March 13, 2015
AUBURN, Ala. - No. 7 Auburn gymnastics finished its regular season on Senior Night with a 197.100-194.025 victory against North Carolina Friday.

#8 UCLA 197.175, #16 Arkansas 195.900 - March 13, 2015
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A freshman stole the show on Senior Night, as Paige Zaziski matched the University of Arkansas uneven bars record, set three personal-best and won a pair of event titles against UCLA on Friday night.

Big Five Meet #2 (#9 Nebraska, #13 Illinois, Maryland, Michigan State, Ohio State) - March 14, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The No. 9 Nebraska women’s gymnastics team (12-3, 4-2 Big Ten) overcame early obstacles to claim second to Illinois at the Big Ten Five meet, 196.060-196.000. Ohio State and Michigan State tied for third with 195.250, and Maryland grabbed fifth with a 194.875.

#14 Oregon State 197.075, San Jose State 194.675, Lindenwood 194.125, Seattle Pacific 193.225 - March 14, 2015
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The No. 14 Oregon State closed out the regular season and celebrated Senior Night with a first place finish Saturday against San Jose State, Lindenwood and Seattle Pacific.

Southern Utah 196.325, #15 Boise State 196.225, #19 California 196.125 - March 13, 2015
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Senior Ana Jaworski had a career night on the balance beam and floor exercise to propel the Thunderbirds to a 196.325 and a victory over Boise State, 196.225 and Cal, 196.125.

#17 Arizona 196.850, #18 Denver 196.850 - March 14, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. – The No. 17 Wildcats had a meet full of high scores and emotions Saturday as they took on the No. 18 Denver Pioneers. The Wildcats split the meet with Denver 196.850-196.850 and marked Arizona’s first tied meet since 2004.

#18 Denver 196.450, Alaska 193.825, Air Force 193.225 - March 9, 2015
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - The Air Force women's gymnastics team closed out the home portion of its season this evening (March 9) with a triangular meet at the Academy's Cadet West Gym.

ECAC Division III Championships/NCGA East Regional - March 13-14, 2015
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. -- Ursinus, hosting the six-team NCGA Championships in the field house, scored a team record 193.550 to win the East Regional Qualifier and book their ticket to the NCGA Championships in two weeks in Wisconsin.

WIAC Championships/NCGA West Regional - March 15, 2015
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Hamline's gymnastics team saved their best performance for last. The Pipers scored a season high 187.100 points and finished fifth at the WIAC Championships/NCGA West Regional held at Hutton Arena Sunday.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Oklahoma 449.700, #9 Ohio State 425.700 - March 14, 2015
NORMAN – The top-ranked Sooner men's gymnastics team closed out the regular season with a 449.700 to 425.700 victory over No. 8 Ohio State to finish the regular season with a perfect record of 13-0.

#6 Minnesota 434.000, #2 Penn State 432.100, #8 Iowa 429.250, #11 Nebraska 426.050 - March 15, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The No. 11 Nebraska men’s gymnastics team (4-12, 0-7 Big Ten) soared to a season best team score of 426.050 at home despite a fourth place finish behind No. 6 Minnesota, No. 2 Penn State and No. 8 Iowa.

#5 Michigan 435.750, #4 Illinois 428.500 - March 14, 2015
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 4-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team knocked off the No. 3-ranked Illinois Fighting Illini Saturday (March 21) at Cliff Keen Arena.

#7 California 430.750, #19 Washington 386.350 - March 13, 2015
BERKELEY, Calif. – The No. 7 California Golden Bears men’s gymnastics team closed out the home portion of their schedule on Friday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley with a 430.750-386.350 win over No. 20 Washington.

#10 Air Force 425.650, #16 Arizona State 408.250 - March 13, 2015
TEMPE, Ariz. - Highlighted by five event titles and 10 additional top-three finishes, the 10th-ranked Air Force men's gymnastics team closed out the regular season with a 425.650-408.250 victory over 16th-ranked Arizona State this evening (March 13) in Tempe.

#12 Army 413.800, #15 William & Mary 411.800 - March 13, 2015
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 14, 2015)—The No. 15 William and Mary men’s gymnastics team posted its second-best score of the season but fell to No. 12 Army, 413.8 – 411.8, on Senior Night at Kaplan Arena.

#13 Navy 418.150, #14 Springfield 411.500 - March 14, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.-March 14, 2015- Standout junior Jon Zirna (East Amherst, N.Y.) set a new record in the pommel horse with a score of 15.250, but the Springfield College men's gymnastics program fell to Navy, 418.150-411.500, in its final home meet of the season on Saturday afternoon.


ACROBATICS AND TUMBLING

#2 Baylor 279.770, #1 Oregon 278.825 - March 12, 2015
EUGENE, Ore. -- Baylor outscored the Oregon acrobatics and tumbling team 99.07 – 96.95 in the team event and snuck past the Ducks to win 279.77 – 278.825 Thursday night at Matthew Knight Arena.

#2 Baylor 283.720, #3 Azusa Pacific 276.380 - March 9, 2015
AZUSA, Calif. -- Baylor improved to 4-0 in 2015, winning five of six events against No. 3-ranked Azusa Pacific to post a seven-point victory (283.720 to 276.380) which solidified the No. 2-ranked Bears’ in the top-two of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association rankings.

#4 Hawai'i Pacific 275.590, #5 Quinnipiac 274.700, #6 Alderson-Broaddus 256.710 - March 10, 2015
AMDEN, Conn. – The Quinnipiac acrobatics and tumbling team took second place in a tri-meet between the Alderson Broaddus Battlers and Hawai'i Pacific Sharks on Tuesday night.

#8 King 252.875, #9 Gannon 249.425 - March 10, 2015
ERIE, Pa. -- The Gannon acrobatics and tumbling team suffered a heartbreaking loss to King (Tenn.) Tuesday evening at the Hammermill Center.

#4 Hawai'i Pacific 277.915, #10 Concordia 239.965 - March 12, 2015
MEQUON, Wis. – In the first-ever home meet in school history, Concordia University Wisconsin's Acrobatics & Tumbling program put on a show in front over nearly 1,200 fans inside the R. John Buuck Field House on Thursday.


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