Collegiate gymnastics weekly recap - March 15-18
posted on 03/20/2017

WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS


BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Michigan Wins Fourth Straight Big Ten Championship

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Seniors Nicole Artz and Talia Chiarelli completed their college careers with four straight Big Ten championships as the No. 9-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics tam made it four in a row with a meet-high score of 197.300 on Saturday (March 18) at Rutgers Athletic Center.

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sooners Roll to Sixth Straight Big 12 Title

FRISCO, Texas — For the sixth consecutive season, the Oklahoma Sooners are the Big 12 Champions. Top-ranked Oklahoma recorded a 197.850 to take the title.


EAGL CHAMPIONSHIPS
George Washington Takes EAGL Title in Dominiant Performance

RALEIGH, N.C. - The No. 18 George Washington gymnastics team put together a dominant performance to capture its second-ever East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Championship on Saturday afternoon at Reynolds Coliseum.

ECAC DIV I CHAMPIONSHIPS
Yale Wins First ECAC Championship in School History

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Yale women's gymnastics team delivered its best performance of the 2017 season Saturday, as a team score of 194.600 resulted in an ECAC Championship team title.


ECAC DIV II CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bridgeport Wins Ninth Straight ECAC Division II Women's Gymnastics Crown

WEST CHESTER, Pa. – The University of Bridgeport totaled 194.925 points as a team to capture its ninth-straight Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division II Women’s Gymnastics Championship, held Saturday on the campus of West Chester University.

MAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Eastern Michigan Defend MAC Title with Best Meet of Season, Scoring a 196.500

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Eastern Michigan University women's gymnastics team successfully defended its Mid-American Conference title today, March 18, winning the 2017 MAC Gymnastics Championships with an outstanding team total of 196.500, narrowly defeating second-place Bowling Green, who totaled a 196.400.


MIC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Lindenwood Captures Third Straight MIC Championship

CHICAGO - The Lindenwood gymnastics team won its third straight Midwest Independent Conference Championship on Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Ill.

MPSF CHAMPIONSHIPS
San Jose State State Wins MPSF Championship

SAN JOSE, Calif. - For just the second time in school history, the San José State women's gymnastics team claimed the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Women's Gymnastics Team Championship!


MRGC CHAMPIONSHIPS
Boise State Secure MRGC Three-Peat

LOGAN, Utah – The No. 11 Broncos pulled off the three-peat Saturday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan and claimed their third-straight Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Championship with a 197.050, defeating Utah State (196.100), Southern Utah (196.075) and BYU (194.675).

PAC 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS
Utah Wins Pac-12 Championship

STANFORD, Calif.—The No. 5 ranked Utah gymnasts exploded for a season-best 197.925 to win their third Pac-12 Championship in the last four years.

SEC CHAMPIONSHIPS
LSU Claims Historic SEC Title for Sweep

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The second-ranked LSU gymnastics team (20-1) posted a team score of 198.075, the fourth-highest score in school history, to claim the 2017 Southeastern Conference Championship Saturday evening at Veteran’s Memorial Arena.

ECAC DIV. III CHAMPIONSHIPS
Brockport crowned NCGA East Champs

BROCKPORT, N.Y. – The College at Brockport women's gymnastics team hosted the 2017 NCGA East Regionals on Sunday, and earned the title of NCGA East Region Champions, with a team score of 191.850.

WIAC CHAMPIONSHIPS
UW-Whitewater Earns WIAC Championship, Spot at National Meet

WINONA, Minn. - Fueled by a strong performance in the floor exercise, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gymnastics team won the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference/National Collegiate Gymnastics Association West Regional Championship for the fifth time in program history on Friday at Winona State University.

 


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Oklahoma 433.700, #4 Illinois 417.050 - March 18, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. -- The top-ranked Oklahoma men’s gymnastics team completed its third consecutive unbeaten regular season Saturday night, topping No. 4 Illinois 433.700-417.050 inside McCasland Field House on senior night.

#5 Minnesota 413.500, #18 UIC 372.700 - March 18, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota topped the University of Illinois at Chicago with a final score of 413.500-372.700 on Saturday afternoon at the Sports Pavilion.

#6 Penn State 409.200, #10 Michigan 405.300 - March 18, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa – The Penn State men’s gymnastics team returned to Rec Hall for battle as it took down Michigan 409.200-405.300 Saturday, March 18.

#9 Air Force 407.350, #11 Navy 382.900 - March 18, 2017
USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Ninth-ranked Air Force men’s gymnastics team matched its second-highest team score of the year, as it closed out the home portion of the 2017 campaign this evening (March 17) with a 407.350-382.900 victory over service academy rival and 11th-ranked Navy.

#13 William & Mary 401.600, #14 Army 393.550, #19 Temple 375.700 - March 18, 2017
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (March 18, 2017)—The William & Mary men's gymnastics team concluded its regular-season slate by posting a season-high 401.6 en route to defeating Army (393.55) and Temple (375.7) on Senior Day at Kaplan Arena.


ACROBATICS & TUMBLING

#2 Oregon 288.425, #6 Fairmont State 272.270 - March 17, 2017
EUGENE, Ore. – The University of Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team defeated the Fairmont State Falcons Friday night 288.425 – 272.270 in front of a home crowd of 1,031 at Matthew Knight Arena.

#3 Quinnipiac 280.620, #7 Alderson-Broaddus 277.010 - March 16, 2017
PHILIPPI, W.Va.—The Alderson Broaddus acrobatics and tumbling team fell to Quinnipiac University, 280.62 – 277.01, Thursday night at Rex Pyles Arena on Senior Night.

#3 Qunnipiac 277.370, #9 King 268.195 - March 18, 2017
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University acrobatics and tumbling team hosted Quinnipiac University in their first home meet of the season on Saturday evening. The Tornado nearly set a program best for total score for their third straight meet, but the Bobcats came away with a 277.370-268.195 victory.

#5 Azusa Pacific 286.435, #10 Concordia 253.155 - March 15, 2017
AZUSA, Calif. -- Azusa Pacific used its experience and depth to its advantage to post a 33-point win over Concordia University Wisconsin, and the Cougars posted their best score since 2012 with a 286.435-performance while CUW also tallied a season-best with 253.155 points.

#11 Glenville State 256.510, #12 Georgetown College 184.595 - March 18, 2017
GLENVILLE, W.Va. – The GSC Lady Pioneers Acrobatics & Tumbling team picked up their third win of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Waco Center defeating the Georgetown College Tigers.