LSU posted a season high 196.925 to handily defeat the Beavers in front of 5,641 fans. Susan Jackson led the Tigers, winning the AA with a 39.65 and posting a win on FX and a tie for 1st on VT (with Oregon State's Mandi Rodriguez). Teammate Summer Hubbard added a win on UB while another teammate, Samantha Engle, tied for 1st on BB with Beaver Laura Ann Chong.
Link: LSU Release
In the cross-state battle, Iowa upended Iowa State with a season best. Rebecca Simbhudas led the Hawkeyes, winning the VT and the AA with a 39.225. Iowa State's Michelle Browning won BB and tied for 1st on FX with Iowa's Jessa Hansen to lead the Cyclones. Teammate Ceilia Maccani and Iowa's Houry Gebeshian tied for the UB title.
Link: Iowa State Release
Auburn posted a 196.225 to defeat the visiting Pioneers. For Auburn, Allyson Sandusky won the VT while Kylie Shields won the BB. Teammate Petrina Yokay tied with DU's Kelley Hennigan on the UB. On FX, Tiger Toi Garcia tied DU's Kristina Coccia. DU's Brianna Artemev won the AA with a 39.3.
Link: DU Release
Illinois State celebrated Senior Night with a 193.825 victory. Erica Shick led the Redbirds, winning the UB, and tying for 1st on BB with teammates Andrea Orris and Hannah Deutsch. She also tied for 1st on FX with Deutsch. For Alaska, Kelsey Fullerton won VT.
Link: Illinoins State Release
It took season-bests from both squads, but UK prevailed by 0.1. Hillary Ferguson and Emily Green tied for 1st on the FX to lead Kentucky. Teammates Jamie Reimann and Emily Rymer tied with Kent State's Erin Rothrock for the UB title. For Kent State, Christine Abou-Mitri won the AA with a 39.275 and the BB with a 9.875. Teammate Christina Lenny won VT.
Link: KSU Release
Bridgeport broke the school record with a 194.2 to win a quad meet Friday. Bridgeport's Lorraine Gallow tied for AA honors with Towson's Kacy Cantanzaro, tying her school recard at 38.925. Teammate Miranda Der tied the school record in winning the FX.
Link: Bridgeport Release
Pitt posted a 194.525 to win the quad meet over WMU, Penn and GWU. Pitt's Alicia Talucci led her squad, winning the AA with a 39.15 and the BB with a 9.9. Teammate Dani Bryan added a win on VT. For WMU, Kristine Garbarino won UB while GWU's Leslie Delima won FX.
Link: Pitt Release
UF won the tri-meet with UNC and Ball State, posting a season high 197.55. A pair of UF frosh shared the AA title at 39.475: Ashanee Dickerson and Marissa King. Dickerson also won VT and shared the FX title with fellow frosh King, Liz Green and Randy Stageberg. Teammates Amanda Castillo and Maranda Smith shared the UB title while another Gator, Rebecca Zaiser, won FX.
Link: UF Release
NC State travelled to William & Mary and prevailed, 192.825 to 190.375. Brittany Vontz led NC State with a career-high 39.1 in the AA. Vontz also picked up wins on BB and FX. Teammates Brooke Barr and Lauren Deuser won VT and UB, respectively.
Link: W&M Release
Ciera Perkins, L10 from GymCats in Nevada, has committed to Boise State for the 2011-12 season. Perkins is having a strong competitive season this year, picking up 1st place AA finishes at the Vegas Cup (1st UB/BB/FX) and Cactus Cooler (1st V/UB); a second place at the Lady Luck Inv. (1st UB/FX); and a 6th place at the San Diego Classic (1st UB).
For the men this week, the rankings from Troester.com GymInfo are done by the average of three meets. This week, OU leaps to the top spot in the poll, followed by Stanford. This past weekend, the two teams posted the highest scores recorded in the NCAA so far this year. OU's Jake Dalton remains the top AAer and the top vaulter, while teammate Steven Legendre still leads the FX. Illinois' Daniel Ribeiro is also still on top on the PH, but Ohio State's Brandon Wynn takes over the top spot on Rings. On PB, Cal's Kyle Bunthuwong is the leader, while on HB, Illinois' Paul Ruggeri is the leader.
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