Collegiate gymnastics week 9 recap -March 1-6
posted on 03/08/2011

15,558 on hand at Utah's Huntsman Center
© Russ Isabella

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

ECAC Division III Championships - March 5, 2011
CORTLAND, N.Y. - The Cortland women's gymnastics team won its fifth Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III title and its first since 2003 with a school-record score of 190.00 at the seven-team championship meet in Corey Gymnasium.

#1 Florida 197.000, #5 Utah 196.750 - March 4, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY--The largest crowd ever to watch an NCAA women's gymnastics meet was treated to a showdown between top-ranked Florida and No. 5 Utah in the Huntsman Center, Friday. The 15,558 fans who got into the building saw the Gators edge Utah 197.000-196.750.

#7 Oregon State 197.000, #2 Stanford 196.500, #18 Denver 194.625, California 194.175 - March 6, 2011
BERKELEY -- The California Golden Bears earned their top team score of the season, a 194.175, in their final home meet of the year.

#3 Alabama 197.075, #9 Michigan 196.325 - March 4, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 9-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics team had a golden opportunity to score a season high and pick up a victory against No. 3 Alabama but a pair of sub 9.200 scores on the uneven bars handed the Crimson Tide a 197.075-196.325 win on Friday night (March 4) at Crisler Arena.

#4 Oklahoma 197.025, #13 Ohio State 196.100, #17 Illinois 195.400, Texas Woman's 193.425 - March 4, 2011
NORMAN, Okla. - The fourth-ranked Oklahoma women's gymnastics squad improved to 14-0 Friday, with a quad meet victory over No. 17 Illinois, No. 13 Ohio State and TWU as the Sooners scored a 197.025 at the Lloyd Noble Center.

#6 Georgia 196.175, #8 UCLA 195.750, Arizona 194.125 - March 6, 2011
Los Angeles, Calif. - A shaky beam rotation proved costly for eighth-ranked UCLA, which scored 195.75 and placed second in a tri-meet with Georgia and Arizona.

#10 Nebraska 197.300, Arizona State 192.750 - March 6, 2011
Lincoln, Neb.- The Nebraska women's gymnastics team posted a season-high score in a 197.30-192.75 win over Arizona State Sunday afternoon at the Devaney Center.

#11 Penn State 197.075, Maryland 195.125, North Carolina State 194.625 - March 4, 2011
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 11th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team scored a season-high 197.075 to take first place in its home season finale.

#12 Arkansas 196.525, West Virginia 194.900 - March 4, 2011
FAYETTEVILLE - No. 12 Arkansas topped the 196-point mark for the third straight meet and closed its home season with a 196.525-194.90 gymnastics victory over No. 27 West Virginia Friday in Barnhill Arena.

#14 Boise State 195.925, Southern Utah 194.650 - March 4, 2011
BOISE, Idaho - The Boise State gymnastics team sent out their five seniors on a high note winning their final home meet Friday night (March 4) over top Western Athletic Conference rival Southern Utah.

#15 Washington 196.075, Michigan State 193.075 - March 4, 2011
SEATTLE - How sweet it is to be back in Alaska Airlines Arena. After spending the last month on the road, the No. 15 Husky gymnastics team posted its highest team score in seven years, defeating Michigan State, 196.075-193.075.

#16 Iowa 195.950, Northern Illinois 193.425 - March 5, 2011
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa women's gymnastics team finished their home season with a perfect 5-0 record after beating Northern Illinois 195.950-193.425 Saturday evening.

#17 Illinois 196.425, Western Michigan 193.925 - March 6, 2011
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It was the perfect Senior Day for Allison Buckley, as she broke the Illinois all-time career event titles record on Sunday afternoon to lead the No. 17 Illini past Western Michigan at Huff Hall.

#19 Iowa State 195.325, #20 Minnesota 195.325 - March 4, 2011
AMES, Iowa – The No. 19 Iowa State gymnastics team tied No. 20 Minnesota 195.325 – 195.325 Friday night in Hilton Coliseum.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

#1 Oklahoma 360.85, #4 California 357.75 - March 5, 2011
NORMAN, Okla. – The top-ranked Oklahoma men's gymnastics team remained undefeated in 2011 on Saturday after defeating No. 4 California at the McCasland Field House.

#2 Stanford 357.80, #3 Illinois 351.60, #13 UIC 340.20, #12 Air Force 338.00 - March 4, 2011
CHICAGO - The UIC men's gymnastics team looked fearless with two of the top five teams in the nation in their gym, continuing the trend of improvement against Illinois, Stanford and Air Force in the Physical Education Building on Friday evening.

#2 Stanford 359.00, #7 Nebraska 347.60 - March 6, 2011
LINCOLN, Neb. - Five Huskers posted career-high scores, but the No. 7 Nebraska men's gymnastics team fell to No. 2 Stanford, 359.000-347.600 Sunday at the Devaney Center.

#5 Penn State 351.60, #8 Minnesota 344.60, #10 Iowa 333.80 - March 5, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota men's gymnastics team had a solid final home meet of the season on Saturday, but ultimately came up just short in its efforts to win the meet.

#9 Ohio State 343.70, #12 Air Force 341.60, #13 UIC 339.00, #11 Temple 332.90 - March 6, 2011
CHICAGO - The UIC men's gymnastics team wrapped up its regular season home slate on Sunday with a strong showing on Senior Day against Ohio State, Temple and Air Force at the Physical Education Building.

#14 William & Mary 337.60, #15 Navy 330.30 - March 6, 2011
Williamsburg, Va. - The College of William and Mary's 14th ranked men's gymnastics program continued its upward trending on Sunday afternoon, as it established a team-season best score of 337.60 in downing visiting Navy (330.30) in Kaplan Arena.

#17 Springfield 335.10, #16 Army 331.80 - March 6, 2011
Springfield, Mass. -- Led by Ty Evans, the Springfield College men's gymnastics team defeated the U.S. Military Academy this afternoon at SC's Blake Arena by a score of 335.100 to 331.800.


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