Collegiate gymnastics weekend recap - Feb. 17-19
posted on 02/20/2012

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#1 Utah 196.050, Michigan 194.850 - Feb. 17, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Three event winners -- and an all-around win from sophomore Joanna Sampson -- were not enough, as the No. 21-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics team (194.850) lost a tight contest to top-ranked Utah (196.050) on Friday night (Feb. 17) inside Crisler Center.

#2 Florida 197.500, #17 Auburn 196.875 - Feb. 17, 2012
AUBURN – No. 17 Auburn gymnastics posted the second-best score in school history with a 196.875 despite falling to No. 2 Florida's 197.500 on Friday night in Auburn Arena.

#3 Oklahoma 197.400, #16 Missouri 196.375 - Feb. 17, 2012
Columbia, Mo. - The No. 16 Mizzou Gymnastics team recorded a season-high 196.375 against the No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners on Friday (Feb. 17). Despite the score, Missouri fell to OU who put up a 197.400.

#4 Georgia 197.225, Kentucky 193.125 - Feb. 18, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. ---- The fourth-ranked Georgia Gym Dogs defeated Kentucky with a score of 197.225-193.125 in the annual Pink Out meet Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

#6 Alabama 197.650, #5 Arkansas 196.125 - Feb. 17, 2012
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The No. 6 Alabama gymnastics team (8-0 overall, 5-0 SEC) beat No. 5 Arkansas 197.650-196.125 in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,075 during the Crimson Tide's eighth annual Power of Pink meet.

#7 UCLA 196.775, #8 Oregon State 196.775 - Feb. 17, 2012
CORVALLIS - The No. 8 Oregon State gymnastics team tied for first place with No. 7 UCLA with scores of 196.775 and the Beavers remain unbeaten through the season's first six weeks.

#9 Nebraska 196.850, Minnesota 196.150 - Feb. 18, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team put together by far its strongest performance of the season, but it was not enough to get past No. 9 Nebraska as the Huskers defeated the Gophers, 196.850 to 196.150, in front of 1,778 at the Sports Pavilion Saturday night in Minneapolis.

#10 Penn State 195.950, Brockport 183.200 - Feb. 18, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The 10th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team continued its success in 2012 with a 195.950-183.200 victory against Brockport at home in Rec Hall.

#11 Ohio State 197.625, #20 Denver 195.450 - Feb. 18, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 11 Ohio State women's gymnastics team won a dual meet against No. 20 Denver, 197.625-195.450, to mark a school record team score.

#12 Stanford 196.375, Bridgeport 193.600, Brown 191.725 - Feb. 18, 2012
FORT WORTH, Texas - Ashley Morgan won two events and was among three Stanford gymnasts to match the team's highest score this season during the Cardinal's victory in the three-team Metroplex Challenge at the Fort Worth Convention Arena on Saturday.

#13 LSU 196.450, Washington 194.975, Seattle Pacific 190.800 - Feb. 17, 2012
SEATTLE - The No. 23 UW gymnastics team had some great individual and team performances in the Tri-Meet vs. No. 13 LSU and Seattle Pacific Friday night, but three falls on beam kept the Huskies from the upset, finishing second with a 194.975.

#14 Boise State 195.475, San Jose State 193.850 - Feb. 17, 2012
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The No. 6 Alabama gymnastics team (8-0 overall, 5-0 SEC) beat No. 5 Arkansas 197.650-196.125 in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,075 during the Crimson Tide's eighth annual Power of Pink meet.

#17 Arizona 196.275, BYU 194.525 - Feb. 17, 2012
TUCSON, Ariz. – Working landings in practice this week paid off for the Cats, as the women's gymnastics posted a season high 196.275 to overtake BYU with a 194.525.

#18 Illinois 195.175, Michigan State 195.175 - Feb. 17, 2012
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - On Friday night at Huff Hall, the "Pink Meet" between Big Ten rivals No. 18 Illinois and Michigan State came down to the wire and ended in a tie at 195.175.

#18 Illinois 195.775, Arizona State 195.525 - Feb. 19, 2012
TEMPE, Ariz. - The 25th ranked Arizona State women's gymnastics team (4-3, 2-2 Pac-12) fell to No. 18 Illinois, 195.525 - 195.775 but not after giving a spectacular performance, Sunday.

#19 NC State 195.700, New Hampshire 193.900 - Feb. 17, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C.-- NC State freshman Lane Jarred set a new career-high on beam to lead the Wolfpack past New Hampshire, 195.700-193.900.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

#2 Penn State 347.800, #3 Illinois 346.500 - Feb. 18, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State men's gymnastics team upheld its No. 2 national ranking, edging No. 3 Illinois, 347.800-346.500, on Saturday night at Rec Hall in a marquee match-up of top Big Ten squads.

Japanese All-Stars 354.700, #5 California 344.900, #4 Stanford 343.600 - Feb. 18, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford men's gymnastics took third in its fifth meet of the season Saturday night, posting a score of 343.600 and finishing behind the Japanese All-Stars (354.700) and California (344.900).

#6 Minnesota 345.600, #8 Nebraska 339.400 - Feb. 18, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- Sixth-ranked Minnesota defeated Nebraska for the second weekend in a row. The Gophers totaled a new season-high of 345.6. Nebraska finished with a score of 339.4.

#7 Michigan 345.700, Ohio State 334.200 - Feb. 18, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 7-ranked University of Michigan men's gymnastics team (season-high 345.700) dealt the Ohio State Buckeyes (334.200) their first loss of the season on Saturday (Feb. 18), using season-best scores on four events en route to tri-meet victory at Cliff Keen Arena.

#9 Air Force 327.800, #13 Navy 325.650, #12 Army 317.600 - Feb. 18, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Claiming four of the six event titles, the ninth-ranked Air Force men's gymnastics team successfully defended its All-Academy Championship title on Saturday, Feb. 18, in San Jose, Calif.

Temple 337.700, #11 Illinois-Chicago 325.500, #15 Springfield 320.500 - Feb. 18, 2012
PHILADELPHIA - With two meets under their belt prior to Saturday, the Temple men's gymnastics team held its first meet in the confines of McGonigle Hall, where they welcomed the University of Illinois-Chicago and Springfield College.


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