Collegiate gymnastics week recap - March 5-11
posted on 03/12/2012

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WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS

#3 UCLA 197.525, #2 Oklahoma 196.475 - March 11, 2012
Los Angeles, Calif. - In a matchup between two of the nation's Top 3 gymnastics teams, No. 3 UCLA (10-2-1) easily defeated No. 2 Oklahoma (16-3), 197.525-196.475, in a dual meet at a sold-out John Wooden Center on Sunday afternoon.

#4 Alabama 197.175, #14 Missouri 195.375 - March 9, 2012
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The No. 4 Alabama gymnastics team beat No. 14 Missouri, 197.175-195.375, in front of 12,936 fans in Coleman Coliseum Friday night.

#5 Georgia 196.575, #20 Michigan 195.300 - March 9, 2012
YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Junior Katie Zurales won the all-around and two additional event titles and sophomore Joanna Sampson claimed two, but the No. 20-ranked University of Michigan women's gymnastics team fell to No. 5 Georgia, 196.575-195.300, on Friday (March 9) inside Eastern Michigan's Convocation Center.

#5 Georgia 197.375, North Carolina State 195.525 - March 11, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. --- Kat Ding won the all-around for the fourth time this season with a 39.500 as the No. 5 Georgia Gym Dogs (8-3) rolled past the No. 21 N.C. State Wolfpack (10-5) 197.375 - 195.525 on Sunday afternoon.

#6 Nebraska 197.600, #7 Utah 197.450 - March 9, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY - The No. 7 Ute gymnasts accomplished almost everything they talked about following last week's up-and-down win over Oregon State. Unfortunately, Utah's 197.45 score--its second-highest of the year and best since January 27--wasn't enough for a win, as No. 6 Nebraska scored a 197.60.

West Virginia 195.675, #8 Arkansas 195.125 - March 10, 2012
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University gymnastics team scored its third straight win over a ranked opponent and its biggest upset of the season with a 195.675-195.125 victory over No. 8-ranked Arkansas, tonight, in its home-season finale at the WVU Coliseum, in front of 1,091 fans.

#9T LSU 196.300, Iowa 195.700 - March 9, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Senior Jessa Hansen won three event titles, including the all-around competition, as the University of Iowa women's gymnastics team posted a score of 195.700 against Louisiana State. The Tigers won the meet with a mark of 196.300.

Denver 196.725, #9T Oregon State 196.325, Texas Woman's 193.650 - March 10, 2012
DENVER - The No. 22 University of Denver gymnastics squad upset No. 9 Oregon State and Texas Woman's, posting a season-high 196.725 on Saturday night at Hamilton Gymnasium.

#12 Penn State 196.425, Pittsburgh 195.075 - March 11, 2012
PITTSBURGH - The Pitt gymnastics team again improved upon their individual and team scores to record a season-best 195.075 against No. 12 Penn State with the Nittany Lions scoring a 196.425.

#17 Arizona 196.150, New Hampshire 195.200 - March 11, 2012
DURHAM, N.H. – Danielle Reibold registered a season-high 9.800 on balance beam to tie for second place in that event in the final home meet of her career as the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team lost to No. 17 Arizona, 196.150-195.200, on Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

#13 Ohio State 195.750, North Carolina 194.475 - March 10, 2012
Chapel Hill, N.C. - North Carolina senior Morgan Evans took the all-around title in Saturday's meet, as the Tar Heels fell to No. 13 Ohio State 194.475-195.750.

#15 Boise State 195.875, California 193.050 - March 9, 2012
BOISE, Idaho - The No. 15 Boise State gymnastics team (8-4) defeated the No. 49 California Golden Bears, 195.875-193.050 in dual meet action, Friday at Taco Bell Arena.

#16 Auburn 195.925, Southeast Missouri State 194.425 - March 9, 2012
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Megan Fosnow posted season highs in all four events and finished second in the all-around as the Southeast Missouri gymnastics team posted its top score of the season against No. 16 Auburn on Friday night.

#17 Arizona 196.150, New Hampshire 195.200 - March 11, 2012
DURHAM, N.H. – Danielle Reibold registered a season-high 9.800 on balance beam to tie for second place in that event in the final home meet of her career as the University of New Hampshire gymnastics team lost to No. 17 Arizona, 196.150-195.200, on Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.

#18 Minnesota 196.125, Iowa State 195.375 - March 10, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS - On Senior Night, the University of Minnesota women's gymnastics team put together one of its best performances of the season by scoring a 196.125 in front of a crowd of 1,417. The high scores was good enough for the Gophers to defeat Iowa State, who tallied a 195.375

#19 Illinois 195.400, Western Michigan 194.025 - March 11, 2012
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- No. 32 Western Michigan put up a good fight against Big Ten opponent No. 19 Illinois, but fell to the Illini on Senior Day, 195.400 to 194.025.

SUNY-Cortland wins 2012 ECAC Division III Women's Gymnastics Championship - March 10, 2012
Ithaca, NY. – SUNY-Cortland with a total score of 189.1 captured the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Women's Gymnastics Championships at Ithaca College's Hill Center in Ithaca, New York on Saturday.


MEN'S GYMNASTICS

Weekly Reports - compiled by Jerry Wright

#1 Oklahoma 355.500, #8 Michigan 348.950 - March 10, 2012
NORMAN, Okla. -- The top-ranked Oklahoma men's gymnastics team continued its hot streak with a 355.500-348.950 win over No. 8 Michigan at the Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday.

#2 Penn State 339.200, Puerto Rican National Team 337.300 - March 9, 2012
HUMACAO, P.R. - For the second consecutive year, the Penn State men's gymnastics team traveled to Puerto Rico for a competition with the Caribbean commonwealth's national team and came away with a win.

#3 Illinois 353.650, #6 Minnesota 346.900, #10 Nebraska 344.700 - March 10, 2012
Lincoln, Neb. - The No. 10 Nebraska men's gymnastics team notched a new season high score of 344.700 but was unable to edge No. 3 Illinois (353.650) and No. 6 Minnesota (346.900).

#4 Stanford 355.800, #5 Ohio State 347.400 - March 9, 2012
COLUMBUS, Ohio -The No. 5 Ohio State men's gymnastics team fell against No. 4 Stanford, 355.800-347.400, Friday night in its final home meet of the 2012 campaign.

#4 Stanford 355.500, #14 Illinois-Chicago 337.800 - March 11, 2012
CHICAGO - Dan Zerbel set a school record on floor exercise as the junior posted a 15.6 to begin the meet against Stanford Sunday inside the Physical Education Building in Chicago, Ill. The Cardinal defeated UIC in a 355.5-337.8 outcome.

#9 Temple 334.900, #15 Navy 326.300 - March 10, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy gymnastics team fell at home to Temple on Saturday, 334.9-326.3, in its final dual meet of the season.

#18 Springfield 332.700, #16 William & Mary 331.800 - March 11, 2012
Springfield, Mass. -- March 11, 2012 -- The Springfield College men's gymnastics team defeated their counterparts from William & Mary, 332.700 to 331.800, this afternoon at SC's Blake Arena.


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