No. 24 Women's Gymnastics Downs Washington, UC Davis
Feb. 9, 2001
BERKELEY - No. 24 California placed first in a home meet Friday evening at Haas Pavilion. The Bears scored a 194.000 followed by Washington with a 192.175 and UC Davis with a 188.525.
Cal gymnasts finished in the No. 1 spot in all four events. On the vault, the Bears swept the top four spots headed by junior Janet McKnight (9.825). Three Bears tied for second as sophomores Carrie Kreifels, Lisa Arnold and junior Lindsay Baker all recorded a 9.725.
Senior Pari Olver paced Cal on the floor exercise as she received a meet-best score of 9.925. UC Davis' Flora Bare, Washington's Lanna Apisukh and Molly Seaman trailed Olver in second place with a 9.900 mark.
Kreifels continued the dominance she has displayed throughout this season as she topped all gymnasts on the beam and the bars Friday with scores of 9.750 and 9.850, respectively.
Red-shirt freshman Jarmin Yeh participated in her first two events of the season scoring a respectable 9.200 on the beam and a 9.450 on the bar.
Cal finished in the top-three slots in the all-around. Kreifels led the way with a 39.2000. Olver scored a 39.050 and Baker, in her first all-around appearance in 2001, finished third with a score of 38.850.
With freshman standout Stephanie Kim, sophomore Genine Ishino and freshman Katreece Stone all out with injuries, the injury depleted Bears still managed to top the Huskies as Cal overcame a UW lead in the fourth and final rotation to come out on top.
The Bears host Stanford next Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in a meet also featuring the two schools' men's teams. The meet will be televised by Fox Sports Net Bay Area on a delayed bases.
Cal Women's Gymnastics Meet
Team Scores: 1. California 194.000, 2. Washington 192.175, 3. UC Davis 188.525
Vault: 1. Janet McKnight (Cal) 9.825, 2. Lisa Arnold (Cal) 9.725, 2. Lindsay Baker (Cal) 9.725, 2. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.725, 5. Jessica Schedler (Washington) 9.700, 5. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.700
Bars: 1. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.850, 2. Stacy Wong (Washington) 9.825, 3. Emily Pritchard (Washington) 9.800
Beam: 1. Carried Kreifels (Cal) 9.750, 1. Mandi Klug (Washington) 9.750, 3. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.725
Floor: 1. Pari Olver (Cal) 9.925, 2. Flora Bare (UCD) 9.900, 2. Lanna Apisukh (Washington) 9.900, 2. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.900, 5. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.875