Collegiate gymnastics weekly recap - March 14-20
posted on 03/21/2016

WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS


BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Michigan Claims 22nd Big Ten Championship

LINCOLN, Neb. - The No. 7-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics team claimed its 22nd Big Ten championship on Saturday (March 19), coming from behind in the final rotation to pass the host school Nebraska for the title inside the Devaney Center.

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sooners Make It Five Straight Big 12 Gymnastics Titles

FRISCO, Texas - For the fifth consecutive year, the Oklahoma Sooners have won the Big 12 Gymnastics title. Oklahoma posted a Big 12 Championship record score of 198.050 to claim its ninth Big 12 title overall.


EAGL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Pitt Gymnastics Wins First EAGL Championship in Program History

PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh gymnastics team made program history as the Panthers scored a season-high 195.675 to win the EAGL Championship for the first time on March 19 at the Fitzgerald Field House.

ECAC DIV I CHAMPIONSHIPS
Cornell Claims Second ECAC Title In Program History

ITHACA, N.Y. -- The Cornell gymnastics posted its second-highest score in team history to claim its second ECAC title while cleaning up on the yearly awards that were handed out on Saturday afternoon at William & Mary.


ECAC DIV II CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bridgeport Secures Eighth-Straight ECAC Division II Women's Gymnastics Championship

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The University of Bridgeport Purple Knights tallied 195.125 points to capture their eighth-consecutive Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Women’s Gymnastics Championship at the University of Bridgeport on Saturday afternoon.

MAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Eastern Michigan Eagles Capture 2016 MAC Championship

MUNCIE, Ind. – The Eastern Michigan Eagles Claimed the 2016 Mid-American Conference Gymnastics Championships for the second time in program history Saturday afternoon.


MIC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Lindenwood Wins Second-Straight MIC Title

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Lindenwood women's gymnastics team captured the 2016 MIC Championship on Saturday night in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

MPSF CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sacramento State Wins MPSF Championship

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento State gymnastics team recorded the second best score in school history to claim the 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation team title on Saturday night at The Nest.


MRGC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Boise State Captures MRGC Title

BOISE, Idaho – The No. 15 Boise State gymnastics team (15-0, 8-0 MRGC) scored a school record 49.575 on floor in their last event to move ahead of Southern Utah and claim their second-straight Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Championship with a final team score of 197.025.

PAC 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS
UCLA wins 2016 Pac-12 Gymnastics Championship

SEATTLE – UCLA claimed the 2016 Pac-12 Women’s Gymnastics Championship, winning the title for the 17th time in school history, and the first time since 2012.

SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Florida Captures 10th SEC Gymnastics Title

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Florida Gators captured the 2016 SEC Championship title, their 10th in school history. With the win, the Gators move to second overall, only behind Georgia's 16 SEC titles.

NCGA DIV III CHAMPIONSHIPS
UW-La Crosse Wins Second Straight NCGA Title

Brockport, N.Y. - The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse captured its second straight National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championship Friday night in Jim and John Vlogianitis Gymnasium. Event Finals.

 


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Oklahoma 444.750, #5t Illinois 433.050 - March 19, 2016
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois Men's Gymnastics went toe to toe with top-ranked Oklahoma for several rotations from Huff Hall on the Orange and Blue's Senior Day.

#3 Ohio State 437.050, #14 William & Mary 409.000, #18 Temple 394.950 - March 20, 2016
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The William & Mary men's gymnastics team wrapped up its regular-season slate with a second-place finish at a tri-meet on Senior Day at Kaplan Arena.

#4 Minnesota 433.850, #7 Nebraska 432.450, #9 Iowa 432.450 - March 20, 2016
LINCOLN, Neb. - Senior All-American Ethan Lottman took home his fifth pommel horse title on Sunday's Senior Day, as the No. 7 Nebraska men's gymnastics team posted its third-highest score (432.45) in school history against No. 4 Minnesota and No. 6/9 Iowa at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

#10 Michigan 431.650, #8 Penn State 420.700 - March 19, 2016
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 10-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team overtook the No. 8 Penn State Nittany Lions, 431.650-420.700, on Saturday (March 19) inside Cliff Keen Arena.


ACROBATICS & TUMBLING

#1 Baylor 285.585, #6 Fairmont State 272.255, #12 Adrian 212.750 - March 14, 2016
WACO, Texas - The top-ranked and reigning national champion Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team (6-0) never lost its lead during its first tri-meet victory of the season over the Adrian Bulldogs and the Fairmont State Fighting Falcons at the Ferrell Center, Monday evening.

#2 Oregon 282.030, #9 Gannon 268.670, #8 King 253.945 - March 19, 2016
ERIE, Pa. - The No. 9 Gannon acrobatics and tumbling team won or tied three heats Saturday night to earn a tri-meet split before over 700 fans at the Hammermill Center.

#5 Azusa Pacific 271.460, #3 Hawai'i Pacific 271.300, #6 Fairmont State 261.180 - March 17, 2016
AZUSA, Calif. -- Even though the total scores left room for improvement, Azusa Pacific’s Thursday night tri-meet with Hawai‘i Pacific and Fairmont State was the sport of acrobatics and tumbling at its best as the Cougars went back and forth all evening long with third-ranked Hawai‘i Pacific before edging the Sharks in the team event to win by a margin of sixteen-hundredths of a point.

#4 Quinnipiac 284.600, #5 Azusa Pacific 283.390 - March 15, 2016
AZUSA, Calif. -- Azusa Pacific’s season-best score came up a point short of a victory Tuesday evening as fourth-ranked Quinnipiac rallied from losing each of the first three events to win the final three and post a winning margin of 1.21 points over the fifth-ranked Cougars.

#10 Concordia 252.520, #12 Adrian 237.530 - March 20, 2016
ADRIAN, Mich. – The Adrian College acrobatics and tumbling team competed on Sunday afternoon in the second and final home meet of the season against Concordia University Wisconsin. The Falcons came out on top of the Bulldogs with a score of 252.52-237.53.