ISU defeated UAA for the 2nd time in the weekend. The Cyclones swept all four events: Kaia Parker won VT, Madelyn Langkamp and Loganne Basuel tied on UB, Hannah Loyim won BB and Maddie Diab took the FX.
Link: ISU Release
Oklahoma retained its top spot in the Women's National Rankings for the week of January 16th, as compiled by RoadToNationals.com. Florida is 2nd and Michigan close behind in 3rd.
UW Eau Claire won the first session at the Chow's Winter Classic. Eau Claire was led by wins from Haiven Gipson on VT, Tia Ravara on UB and Liliana Shank on BB. For Simpson, Emma Tolbert won FX and Avery Ingram took the AA (36.25).
Florida posted a huge 197.75 to win the opening home quad meet. Florida's Trinity Thomas posted the 1st 10 of the season to win BB. She also won VT and tied for 1st on UB with teammate Leanne Wong. Both Thomas and Wong sat out the AA. New Gator Rachel Baumann (from UGA) won FX while frosh Kayla DiCello won the AA with a 39.475.
Randy Solorio will retire from his post as Head Coach at Sac State. He's been HC since 2016 and was an assistant starting in 1986. Prior to that, he was a gymnast at UC Davis before transferring down the Causeway to Sac St to complete his studies. He has successfully recovered from liver cancer, first diagnosed in March 2020.