Collegiate gymnastics week 7 recap - Feb. 17-20
posted on 02/21/2011

Mary Beth Lofgren (Utah), Christopher Stehl (Oklahoma)
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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Florida 196.850, Auburn 194.950 - Feb. 18, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Gators defeated No. 22 Auburn 196.850-194.950 in Florida's last home meet of the season.

#1 Florida 196.875, West Virginia 195.225, New Hampshire 194.400, George Washington 193.050 - Feb. 20, 2011
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Behind a career best, first place all-round effort from senior Amy Bieski, the West Virginia gymnastics team posted a season-high 195.225 and finished second overall, today, at the WVU Coliseum, in front of 1,579 fans.

#2 Stanford 195.300, Arizona 194.675 - Feb. 18, 2011
TUCSON, Ariz. - The McKale Center hosted a season high crowd of 1,490 to watch the Pac-10 duel between Arizona and Stanford. After a tough competition, the Wildcat Gymnastics team fell to the Cardinal 194.675 to 195.300.

#3 Utah 196.425, #8 Michigan 195.425 - Feb. 18, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY - The No. 3-ranked Ute gymnasts couldn't quite match the energy of the Huntsman Center crowd of 13,975, but they put on a good enough show to beat No. 8 Michigan 196.425-195.425.

#4 Oklahoma 196.425, Missouri 195.225 - Feb. 18, 2011
NORMAN, Okla. – The fourth-ranked Oklahoma women's gymnastics squad remained unbeaten Friday after the Sooners defeated Missouri, 196.425-195.225, with their second-best score of the season.

#5 Georgia 196.500, LSU 196.350 - Feb. 18, 2011
BATON ROUGE - With season-high event totals on bars, beam and floor, the LSU gymnastics team rolled to a season-best 196.350, but fifth-ranked Georgia scored a 196.500 to win the meet Friday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

#6 Alabama 197.275, Kentucky 193.000 - Feb. 18, 2011
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - For the second week in a row, sixth ranked Alabama gymnastics team turned in a season-high score to beat a conference opponent, collecting a 197.275-193.000 win over the Kentucky Wildcats in front of a pink crowd of 14,274 in Coleman Coliseum.

#19 Denver 195.850, #10 Nebraska 195.725 - Feb. 19, 2011
DENVER - The No. 19 University of Denver gymnastics team recorded its best floor exercise score of the season in the final rotation of the Burnsley Invitational to defeat No.10 Nebraska 195.850-195.725 in a comeback win on Saturday night before a sellout crowd of 2,000 in Hamilton Gymnasium.

#11 Boise State 196.250, Utah State 193.600 - Feb. 18, 2011
LOGAN, Utah - Season high scores on bars, beam and floor led the way to a season-best team score of 193.600 for Utah State, as the Aggies were bested by the 11th-ranked Broncos of Boise State's 196.250 Friday night in a Western Athletic Conference gymnastics dual meet.

BYU 195.100, #12 Arkansas 195.025 - Feb. 18, 2011
FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas had its four-meet winning streak snapped at home on Friday as No. 28 Brigham Young upset the No. 12 Razorbacks in gymnastics, 195.10-195.025.

Arizona State 195.750, #13 Washington 195.450 - Feb. 18, 2011
TEMPE, AZ--The Arizona State Women's Gymnastics team beat No. 13 Washington on home turf. The Gym Devils hit a season-high team total of 195.750.

#14 Ohio State 195.200, Michigan State 192.675 - Feb. 18, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 14 Ohio State women's gymnastics team topped Michigan State, 195.200-192.675, Friday night in St. John Arena.

#14 Ohio State 195.825, Kentucky 195.050 - Feb. 20, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 14 Ohio State women's gymnastics team set a team season high in a 195.825-195.050 win over Kentucky Sunday afternoon at St. John Arena.

#15 Minnesota 195.600, Iowa State 194.950 - Feb. 20, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS -- The 15th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated Iowa State, 195.600-194.500, Sunday afternoon at the Sports Pavilion.

#16 Kent State 194.800, Northern Illinois 192.875 - Feb. 20, 2011
DeKALB, Ill. - The Northern Illinois women's gymnastics team earned its highest team score of the season by getting season-best performances on 19 of its 24 routines Sunday on Senior Day at the Convocation Center.

#17 Illinois 195.975, Illinois-Chicago 192.150 - Feb. 19, 2011
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The No. 17 Illinois women's gymnastics team swept all four event titles and boasted four different event winners while racking up a season-high score of 195.975 to defeat Illinois-Chicago (192.150) on Saturday at Huff Hall.

#18 Penn State 196.600, Maryland 195.300, Rutgers 192.975, William & Mary 186.975 - Feb. 18, 2011
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Senior Abbey Adams and freshman Katy Dodds earned individual honors on floor and vault, respectively, and the University of Maryland gymnastics team placed second in its first home quad meet of the season Friday with a team score of 195.300.

Iowa State 196.350, #20 Iowa 195.850 - Feb. 18, 2011
AMES, Iowa—The No. 23 Iowa State gymnastics team delivered its highest score since a March 23, 2007 victory over Iowa Friday night in Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones' score of 196.350 was enough to down No. 20 Iowa, as the Hawkeyes scored 195.850, and Iowa State's victory halted the Hawkeyes from clinching the Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk Trophy.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

Japan youth team 362.200, #1 Oklahoma 357.5, #4 Stanford 352.2, #5 California 351.7 - Feb. 19, 2011
Stanford, Calif. - No. 4 Stanford completed its home season at the Stanford Open by placing third overall and second among NCAA teams.

#3 Penn State 352.1, #2 Illinois 351.0 - Feb. 19, 2011
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Despite claiming first-place finishes on four events, the No. 2 Illinois men's gymnastics team (8-2, 6-2 Big Ten) fell just short to No. 3 Penn State (11-0, 1-0), 352.100-351.000, Saturday evening at Huff Hall.

#6 Michigan 341.900, #12 UIC 322.7 - Feb. 19, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- On the strength of winning five out of the six events, the No. 6-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team defeated No. 12 UIC, 341.900-322.700, on Saturday (Feb. 19) inside Cliff Keen Arena.

#10 Iowa 384.1, #8 Nebraska 342.7 - Feb. 19, 2011
IOWA CITY - The University of Iowa men's gymnastics team earned a big victory over seventh-ranked Nebraska on Saturday night inside the UI Field House, and set school records in the process.

#9 Minnesota 345.6, #12 Air Force 331.3 - Feb. 18, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota men's gymnastics team took care of business on Friday night as it took down Air Force 345.6-331.3 at the Sports Pavilion.

#12 Air Force 345.0, #14 Navy 334.550, #13 Army 331.350 - Feb. 20, 2011
VIEJO, Calif. - With the second-best team overall score in Academy history (345.000), the No. 11 Air Force men's gymnastics team dominated the field to win the All-Academy Championship team title on Sunday, Feb. 20, in Aliso Viejo, Calif.

#16 Springfield 323.050 (2nd at New England Invitational) - Feb. 20, 2011
The Springfield College men's gymnastics team today hosted the 2011 New England Men's Gymnastics Invitational Championships at Blake Arena.


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