Hunter, Peszek share NCAA all-around title
posted on 04/17/2015

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 17, 2015 – 2008 Olympic silver medalist Samantha Peszek of UCLA and Florida’s Kytra Hunter posted matching 39.600 totals to share the all-around title at the Women’s National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships inside the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena. Defending co-champs the University of Oklahoma posted highest score in the second national qualifier to advance to the Super Six finals.

Peszek posted scores of 9.900 on all four apparatus, while Hunter earned 9.850, vault; 9.900, uneven bars; 9.900, balance beam; and 9.950 on floor.

The Sooners finished with 197.400. The University of Alabama scored 197.100 for second place, while the University of Auburn posted a 197.075 to advance to their first Super Six appearance since 1993. Nebraska (196.675), LSU (196.550) and Oregon State (195.875) rounded out the six team semifinal.

In the first session, the University of Florida and the University of Utah both earned 197.475, followed by the Stanford University (197.175) to advance to tomorrow’s Super Six finals. The University of Michigan (197.025), the University of Georgia (196.600) and the University of California-Los Angeles (196.400) finished fourth, fifth and sixth, respectively.

The competition continues tomorrow night at 7 p.m. ET with the Super Six, where the NCAA team title will be decided.

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