Utah's Daria Bijak won the AA with a 39.2 and captured the UB title to lead the utes. Teammate Jamie Deetscreek tied with Kyndal Robarts on the VT and won the BB title. Ute Annie DiLuzio completed the event sweep with a win on FX.
Link: UW Release
SUU's Elise Wheeler captured the AA with a 39.2, including wins on the FX and a tie on the UB with teammate Jenna Vogt. Teammate Melissa Johnson won the VT. For Sac State, Lissa Zamalo won the BB.
Link: CSUS Release
Boise State swept the individual event titles, with frosh Hailey Gaspar winning VT, Katie Tuller winning UB, Kelsey Lang winning BB and Hannah Redmon capturing the FX. USU junior Lyndsie Boone led USU's upset bid with a 38.85 AA win.
Link: Boise State Release
Frosh Molly Quirk won the AA with a 39.0 to lead Arizona. She also tied for 1st on BB with teammate Britnie Jones. Another Arizona frosh, Mykle Douglas, won FX. Teammates Sarah Tomczyk and Miranda Russell won VT and UB, respectively.
Link: Arizona Release
Michigan won the tri-meet, posting a 196 even to hold off the host Cyclones. Kylee Botterman led Michigan, winning the VT, UB and the AA with a 39.3. Frosh Natalie Beilstein won the FX, while teammate Jordan Sexton and Kelsey Knutson tied for the BB title.
Link: ISU Release
AU defeated UGA for the first time, in front of a crowd of 8,573. AU's Allyson Sandusky and Justine Foster took a share of the VT title, while teammate Petrina Yokay tied for 1st on UB. For UGA, Courtney McCool won the BB and FX, while Kat Ding won shares of the titles on UB and VT.
Link: AU Release
Arkansas' Jaime Pisani led the GymBacks, posting a 39.525 to win the AA, including victories on the FX, and ties for first on the UB and VT. Teammate Casey Jo Magee tied for 1st on the UB and won the BB outright. For UK, Whitney Rose grabbed a share of the VT title.
Link: Arkansas Release
Kent State hit season highs on VT and UB but struggled on BB. Still, they posted a 193.95 to best GWU. Christine Abou-Mitri won the FX and tied for first on BB with GWU's Brittany Burnham to lead Kent State. She also won the AA with a 39.175. Teammates Cristina Lenny and Erin Rothrock won VT and UB, respectively.
Link: Kent State Release
Florida posted a new season high as four different Gators won three events. Alicia Goodwin won the UB, while frosh Liz Green won the BB. Another frosh, Ashanee Dickerson tied with RS senior Maranda Smith on the FX. LSU's Susan Jackson won the VT with a 9.95 and the AA with a 39.525.
Link: UF Release
In Women's NCAA gymnastics, each new season brings a fresh set of athletes and a fresh set of rules. (For those unfamiliar with the terminology, the NCAA code modifications are the set of rules that govern scoring in the sport.) As sure as brightly colored leaves are a sign of Fall, so is the appearance of a fresh set of code modifications!
Air Force won its home opener by defeating Alaska-Anchorage, 185.35 to 184.8. Air Force's Brittany Dutton and Jenna Dudley won the VT and FX, respectively. For Alaska, Leah Wilson won the AA with a 37.9, including victories on the BB and a tie on the UB with teammate Kristy Boswell.
Link: USAF Release
In Wednesday night action, Rutgers defeated Temple, 188.55 to 187.775. Junior Kiah Banfield led a one through four finish on the FX to seal Rutger's victory. Temple's Kaity Watson won the AA with a 37.825, including a win on the VT.
Link: Rutgers Release
Illinois leads the national rankings for the Men, followed by Michigan. Illinois' Paul Ruggeri is the top ranked AAer.
Link: Troester GymInfo
Hayden Ward, L10 from Dynamo Gymnastics in Oklahoma, has committed to OU. She will graduate early to join the team next year. She finished 6th at JOs, Jr. D, in 2009.
Read more on her web site
This week's rankings for the Women from Troester GymInfo are now available. Alabama, by virtue of their NCAA leading high score over the weekend, takes over the top spot. OU remains at #2. Individually, Susan Jackson of LSU holds her lead in the AA. PSU's Brandi Personett is the top ranked vaulter, while UCLA's Anna Li is leading UB worker. OU's Holly Vise is the leader on BB, while UCLA's Elyse Hopfner Hibbs reigns on FX.
Link: Troester GymInfo