Collegiate gymnastics week 10 recap - March 7-13
posted on 03/14/2011

C.J. Maestas
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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

WIAC Championships - March 12, 2011
MENOMONIE, Wis.--University of Wisconsin-Whitewater secured its second consecutive Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women's Gymnastics Championship that was conducted at UW-Stout's Johnson Fieldhouse March 12.

#2 Alabama 196.950, LSU 194.750 - March 11, 2011
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The No. 2 ranked Alabama gymnastics closed out its regular season with a 196.95-194.750 win over No. 22 LSU on the Crimson Tide's Senior Night. It marked Alabama's fifth win in a row and sixth 196.8-plus score of the season.

#4 Oklahoma 196.875, Michigan State 194.800 - March 11, 2011
NORMAN, Okla. - The fourth-ranked Oklahoma women's gymnastics squad clinched its third perfect regular season in four years Friday with its 196.875-194.800 win over Michigan State at the Lloyd Noble Center on OU's senior night.

#5 Oregon State 196.600, #6 Utah 196.325 - March 12, 2011
CORVALLIS - The fifth-ranked Oregon State gymnastics team knocked off No. 6 Utah 196.600-196.325 on Senior Night at Gill Coliseum Saturday evening.

#8 UCLA 197.050, Cal State Fullerton 191.050 - March 13, 2011
FULLERTON, CA - Cal State Fullerton senior Alaina Baker finished tied for third on floor and ended up third overall in the all-around Sunday afternoon, helping lift the host Titans to a season-high 191.050 in a loss to No. 8 UCLA at Titan Gym.

#9 Michigan 196.800, #7 Georgia 196.050 - March 12, 2011
ATHENS, Ga. --- The seventh-ranked Georgia gymnastics team was on pace for the highest score in the country through two rotations, but struggled on beam in Saturday afternoon's 196.800-196.050 loss to No. 9 Michigan inside Stegeman Coliseum on Senior Day.

#10 Nebraska 196.300, Iowa State 195.575 - March 13, 2011
Lincoln, Neb.- No. 10 Nebraska sent its seniors out in style with a 196.30-195.575 win over Iowa State Sunday at the Devaney Center.

#10 Penn State 195.825, West Virginia 195.025 - March 12, 2011
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia gymnastics team closed out its regular season with a narrow 195.825-195.025 defeat to No. 10 Penn State this evening at the WVU Coliseum.

#18 Denver 195.725, #12 Arkansas 195.700 - March 12, 2011
DENVER - The No. 18 University of Denver gymnastics team posted a season-high score of 49.450 on floor to come back in the final rotation to defeat No. 12 Arkansas 195.725-195.700 on Saturday night before 1,693 fans in Hamilton Gymnasium on Senior Night.

#13 Boise State 197.050, Sacramento State 195.075, UC-Davis 194.175 - March 13, 2011
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento State gymnastics team saved its best performance for the home finale as the team posted a season best 195.075 in a three-team meet at the Hornets Nest on Sunday.

#14 Ohio State 196.100, Missouri 193.325, Pittsburgh 191.625 - March 12, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - On senior day, the No. 14 Ohio State women's gymnastics team tied its season-high team total of 196.100 to place first in a tri-meet vs. Missouri and Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon in St. John Arena.

#15 Washington 195.425, Seattle Pacific 190.050, Air Force 189.175 - March 11, 2011
SEATTLE - The Huskies were the only team in tears in the end, but it wasn't because of their scores. The No. 15 ranked Gym Dawgs said goodbye to three seniors Friday night in their win over SPU and Air Force.

#16 Illinois 196.975, Northern Illinois 194.025, UIC 193..325, Illinois State 192.650 - March 12, 2011
DeKALB, Ill. - Although none of the gymnasts on this year's Northern Illinois gymnastics team had ever competed in NIU's Chick Evans Fieldhouse before, the Huskies looked right at home in the team's former home while competing in the State of Illinois Classic Saturday.

#17 Iowa 196.450, Southern Utah 195.400, Utah State 193.150 - March 12, 2011
CEDAR CITY, Utah - March 12 - Southern Utah University honored its five departing seniors at the end of the meet, but the team finished behind Iowa on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Hawkeyes 196.450-195.400.

#19 Minnesota 195.475, North Carolina State 195.400 - March 12, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS - The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team defeated North Carolina State tonight in a close match, 195.475-195.400. Minnesota gymnasts won or tied for first place on every event.

#20 Kent State 194.900, Eastern Michigan 194.025 - March 12, 2011
YPSILANTI, Mich. - Despite a season high team score, the Eastern Michigan University gymnastics team dropped its final regular season contest Saturday, March 12, at the Eagle Invitational to Kent State University, 194.025-194.900.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

#2 Oklahoma 357.750, #6 Michigan 355.400 - March 12, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Facing a top-five team for the third time in five events, the No. 6-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team returned home this Saturday (March 12) to face off against the undefeated and No. 2-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, and despite posting a season-high team score, the Wolverines fell, 357.750-355.400, inside Cliff Keen Arena.

#3 California 353.350, #10 Iowa 336.950 - March 12, 2011
BERKELEY - For the first time all year, the No. 3 California men's gymnastics team won all six events, giving the Golden Bears a 353.350-336.950 win over No. 10 Iowa on Saturday evening.

#9 Ohio State 350.350, #4 Illinois 346.350, #7 Nebraska 334.550 - March 12, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - On senior day, the ninth-ranked Ohio State men's gymnastics team posted a season-high 350.350 to finish first in a tri-meet Saturday night against No. 4 Illinois and No. 7 Nebraska at St. John Arena.

#5 Penn State 342.500, Puerto Rico National Team 340.550 - March 11, 2011
SAN JUAN, P.R. - Despite being forced to compete with a line-up depleted by sickness, the Penn State men's gymnastics team pulled out a 342.500-340.550 victory over the Puerto Rico National Team in a meet held in San Juan on Friday evening.

#11 Air Force 343.300, #14 William & Mary 338.800, #15 Springfield 330.000 - March 13, 2011
Springfield, Mass. --- March 13, 2011 -- Springfield College's Ty Evans captured the all-around with a score of 85.300, but it was the U.S. Air Force Academy winning as a team in a 3-way meet over both William & Mary and Springfield today at SC's Blake Arena.

#16 Army 335.400, William & Mary 335.400 - March 12, 2011
WEST POINT, N.Y. - Sophomore Kip Webber was first in two events and captured the all-around scoring, and classmate Garrek Hojan-Clark broke his school mark on pommel horse as Army's gymnastics team posted a season-high 335.4 on Senior Day to tie William & Mary in the regular-season finale.


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