Cornell, Bridgeport tie for team title at 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships
posted on 04/11/2009

Cornell University and the University of Bridgeport
© John Cheng

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 10, 2009 – Cornell University and the University of Bridgeport tied for the team title at the 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships at Southern Connecticut State University’s Moore Fieldhouse in New Haven, Conn. Competition concludes on April 11 with individual event finals at 1 p.m.

Cornell and Bridgeport earned scores of 191.675, followed by the College of William and Mary in third with a 191.100 and Texas Woman’s University in fourth with a 190.800. Cornell posted the high scores of the day on vault and balance beam on its way to the share of the title. Earning the top scores on each event were: Cornell, vault, 48.825, and balance beam, 48.050; William and Mary, uneven bars, 47.200; and Texas Woman’s University, floor exercise, 48.575

Other schools competing in the 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships are: meet host Southern Connecticut, Brown University, Centenary College, Rutgers University, Seattle Pacific University, Temple University, U.S. Air Force Academy, West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.

Tickets can be purchased at Moore Fieldhouse and cash is the only acceptable form of payment. Single-day tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per student/senior citizen. Admission is free for children age 6 and younger. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Visit www.southernctowls.com for additional ticket information.

2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships
Moore Fieldhouse
Southern Connecticut State University
April 10, 2009
Day two of three

Team finals
T1. Cornell University, 191.675
T1. University of Bridgeport, 191.675
3. College of William and Mary, 191.100
4. Texas Woman's University, 190.800


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