Illinois State defeated visiting Centenary on Sunday afternoon. Samantha King posted a meet high 9.8 to win the UB and lead the Redbirds to victory. Teammate Kristyn Bossle won the VT while Laura Jonas won the BB. Sarah Fisher won the FX as Illinois State swept the individual events. For Centenary, Ashley White won the AA with a 38.075.
Link: Illinois State Release
Kristina Steffenhagan posted a meet-high 9.8 to win FX and lead Ursinus to the win. Teammates Alyssa Hershmen and Lauren Chavis won the VT and UB, respectively.
Oregon State nipped host Iowa State for the win, with SEMO in third. Madeline Gardiner led Oregon State with a win on VT. Teammate Erika Aufiero tied for the UB title with Iowa State's Hilary Green. For the Cyclones, Caitlin Brown won the AA with a 39.375 while tying for the BB title with teammate Sammie Pearsall. ISU frosh Haylee Young won the FX.
Link: SEMO Release
Wolverine Sachi Sugiyama posted a 39.45 to win the AA as Michigan downed WVU and the host Buckeyes. She also claimed the vault title, while teammates Nicole Artz and Lindsay Williams won the floor and bars, respectively. Michigan frosh Brianna Brown tied for the beam title with WVU's Beth Deal.
Well the first weekend of NCAA competition is in the bag and it's time to recap some key impressions from the competition thus far. There were highs, there were lows, and a lot of questions yet to be answered.
Denver posted the road win, hitting 194.5 to defeat host NC State. They were led by Nina McGee, who posted a 39.175 to win the AA. She also won the bars, floor and tied for the beam title with NC State's Lane Jarred. The Pioneer's Rachel Fielitz and Emily Barrett tied for the vault title with NC State's Brittni Watkins.
Link: NC State Release
Next week, we'll resume the "Meet Time" feature. For Sunday, January 4th, there is just one meet on the schedule. Cal, Sac State, San Jose State, and Stanford will visit UC Davis at 2 pm PST.
2pm 1/4/14 Link: Stats
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Madi Heckman (2015), a L10 who trains at ASAP Gymnastics in Harrisburg, PA, has committed to Penn State. Last season she qualified for both L10 States and Regionals.