Collegiate gymnastics weekend recap - Jan. 20-22
posted on 01/23/2012

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Nebraska 195.775, Iowa State 193.925 - Jan. 20, 2012
AMES, Iowa - The Iowa State gymnastics team showed marked improvement from its first meet of the season, but could not overcome No. 1 Nebraska Friday night inside Hilton Coliseum. The top-ranked Cornhuskers defeated the Cyclones 195.775-193.925 in front of 1,691 fans.

#3 Arkansas 197.225, LSU 196.325 - Jan. 20, 2012
FAYETTEVILLE - In recognition of the 10-year anniversary of Arkansas' gymnastics program, the third-ranked Razorbacks put on a show in front of many former Razorbacks and a huge crowd Friday in Barnhill Arena against No. 25 LSU.

#4 Oregon State 194.825, #13 Arizona 194.375 - Jan. 20, 2012
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona women's gymnastics team hosted a crowd of 1,607 for the home season opener against Oregon State. The Cats fell to the Beavers 194.375 to 194.825.

#5 Alabama 196.175, #9 Penn State 196.100, Michigan State 192.875, Cornell 188.850 - Jan. 21, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The ninth-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team took second place in their home opener with a score of 196.100. The Nittany Lions narrowly missed first place, trailing fifth-ranked Alabama by only .075.

#6 Georgia 195.975, #20 Auburn 195.600 - Jan. 20, 2012
AUBURN - Auburn gymnastics posted a season-high score despite falling to Georgia, 195.975-195.600, Friday night at the Auburn Arena in the Tigers' season home opener.

#7 UCLA 197.575, #19 San Jose State 193.200 - Jan. 22, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- The seventh-ranked UCLA Gymnastics team put together its most complete performance of the year, scoring a season-best 197.575 to defeat San Jose State by over four points on Sunday afternoon.

#8 Florida 196.275, Kentucky 194.075 - Jan. 20, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Behind a season-high team score on floor exercise, the University of Kentucky gymnastics team showed improvement from its first SEC meet of the year to its second meet of the year in a 196.275-194.075 loss to No. 8 Florida at Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.

#10 Oklahoma 197.450, Texas Woman's 192.425, Utah State 192.325, Centenary 191.400 - Jan. 21, 2012
DENTON, Texas - A Kitty Magee Arena record crowd of 1,229 fans saw a strong performance from the TWU gymnastics team on Saturday night versus Centenary, #10 Oklahoma, and Utah State.

#11 Michigan 193.150, Minnesota 19.0333 - Jan. 21, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team earned a 193.00 in front of a Sports Pavilion crowd of 1,559 fans, but the Golden Gophers were edged out by five-time defending Big Ten Conference Champion and No. 11-ranked Michigan, who scored a 193.150.

#12 Ohio State 195.900, George Washington 188.900 - Jan. 21, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 12 Ohio State women's gymnastics team defeated George Washington 195.900-188.900 in front of 1,541 fans Saturday afternoon in St. John Arena.

#14 Stanford 195.925, Washington 195.725 - Jan. 22, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford senior Nicole Pechanec earned her first collegiate all-around victory to lead the Cardinal to a 195.925-195.725 women's gymnastics victory over Washington at Burnham Pavilion on Sunday.

#15 Illinois 195.075, Iowa 195.075 - Jan. 21, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa - The University of Iowa women's gymnastics team hosted Illinois Saturday evening and gave the fans a show with a 195.075-195.075 tie.

Missouri 194.725, #16 Denver 194.625 - Jan. 20, 2012
Columbia, Mo--The No. 22-ranked Missouri Gymnastics team topped No. 16 Denver on Friday (Jan. 20). The Tigers pulled out a 194.725-194.625 victory over the Pioneers to improve to 3-0 on the season.

#17 Boise State 196.175, Sacramento State 191.875 - Jan. 20, 2012
BOISE, Idaho - Boise State's 10th annual Beauty and the Beast competition went off without a hitch Friday (Jan. 20) night with both the Bronco gymnastics team and wrestling team picking up wins at Taco Bell Arena.

#18 North Carolina State 194.200, Illinois-Chicago 193.050 - Jan. 21, 2012
CHICAGO - The UIC women's gymnastics team (1-2) was edged 194.200-193.050 to North Carolina State Saturday inside the Physical Education Building in Chicago, Ill.

#19 San Jose State 193.675, Seattle Pacific 190.300 - Jan. 20, 2012
San Jose-Opening the season at home, the 19th-ranked San Jose State women's gymnastics team continued its strong start to the year with a 193.675-190.300 win over Seattle Pacific Friday night at Spartan Gym.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

#6 Michigan 340.300, #1 Penn State 338.450 - Jan. 21, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 6-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team knocked off top-ranked Penn State, 340.300-338.450, on Saturday (Jan. 21) at Cliff Keen Arena.

#3 Oklahoma 353.150, #2 Ohio State 347.750 - Jan. 21, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - In its regular season home opener, the No. 2 Ohio State men's gymnastics team fell to No. 3 Oklahoma 353.150-347.750 Saturday afternoon at St. John Arena.

#8 Stanford 345.600, #5 California 340.450 - Jan. 21, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford's men's gymnastics team, ranked eighth in the country, defeated the No. 5 California Golden Bears Saturday by a score of 345.600-340.450 to even the season series at one.

#7 Minnesota 339.400, #11 Illinois-Chicago 321.300 - Jan. 21, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Gophers won their first home meet of the 2012 season over the UIC Flames by a final score of 339.4-321.3.

#10 Nebraska 336.550, #9 Air Force 331.750 - Jan. 21, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The No. 10 Nebraska men's gymnastics team upended No. 9 Air Force 336.55-331.75 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Sunday.

Temple 330.800, Navy 309.400, Springfield 308.000, William & Mary 307.900 - Jan. 21, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy gymnastics team began its 2012 season on Saturday as it hosted the annual Navy Open at Macdonough Hall. The Temple Owls topped the five-team field with a total score of 330.8.


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