No. 8 Cardinal Score 197.725, No. 9 Beat Oklahoma
March 22, 2003
Stanford, Calif. - Led by Lindsay Wing's (Cypress, TX) perfect 10.00 on beam and a team score of 49.600 on bars, the eighth-ranked Stanford women's gymnastics team posted an impressive 197.725-197.275 victory over No. 9 Oklahoma on Saturday night in Burnham Pavilion. The Cardinal improves to 11-2-1 overall, while the Sooners fall to 13-7.
Glyn Sweets (Reston, VA) recorded a 9.925 and Natalie Foley (Englewood, CO) got a 9.900 to led Stanford on vault. The pair finished one-two on the event, while teammate Caroline Fluhrer (Seattle, WA) tied for fourth (9.875) on her first vault of the season. After the first rotation, Oklahoma held a slim advantage, 49.350-49.300.
Stanford reclaimed the lead on bars, recording the second-highest total in program history (49.600). Fluhrer and Wing took the top two places in the event, Fluhrer setting a career-high (9.975) and Wing tying a career-high mark with a 9.950. Foley and Sweets tied for fourth with 9.900 performances. The Cardinal took the lead 98.900-98.525, and never looked back.
Senior Kelsey Stillinger (Los Gatos, CA) started Stanford on beam in high fashion. On senior night, Stillinger recorded a career-high 9.900 to tie for third on the event. Wing then saved the best performance for the end, posting the school's first perfect 10.00 on beam. Foley also chipped in a 9.900 to tie Stillinger for third.
The Cardinal's season-high 49.325 on floor was enough to capture the victory over the Sooners. Foley and Lise Lï¿½veillï¿½ (Burnaby, BC) turned in Stanford's highest scores, tying for second with a 9.900.
Stanford had all three athletes in the all-around post scores of 39.475 or higher. Foley won the competition with a 39.600, followed by Lï¿½veillï¿½ (39.500) and Fluhrer (39.475).
The Cardinal finished their regular season and will compete in the Pac-10 Championships next Saturday in Los Angeles.
No. 8 Stanford 197.725, No. 9 Oklahoma 197.275
Vault: 1. Glyn Sweets (STAN), 9.925; 2t. Natalie Foley (STAN) and Christina Gerard (OU), 9.900; 4. Caroline Fluhrer (STAN), 9.875; 7. Lise Lï¿½veillï¿½ (STAN), 9.850; 9t. Shelly Goldberg (STAN), 9.750; 12t. Alissa Cooper (STAN), 9.725.
Bars:1. Carolina Fluhrer (STAN), 9.975; 2t. Lindsay Wing (STAN) and Erin Lebarr (OU), 9.950; 4t. Natalie Foley (STAN) and Glyn Sweets (STAN), 9.900; 6t. Lise Lï¿½veillï¿½ (STAN), 9.875; 12t. Alissa Cooper (STAN), 9.725.
Beam: 1. Lindsay Wing (STAN), 10.00; 2. Allison Landis (OU), 9.950; 3t. Natalie Foley (STAN), Patricia Aoki (OU) and Kelsey Stillinger (STAN), 9.900; 6t. Lise Lï¿½veillï¿½ (STAN), 9.875; 10t. Mandy Delgado (STAN), 9.825; 14. Caroline Fluhrer (STAN), 9.750.
Floor: 1. Patricia Aoki (OU), 9.925; 2t. Natalie Foley (STAN), Lise Lï¿½veillï¿½ (STAN), Christina Gerard (OU) and Meredith Fricke (OU), 9.900; 6. Caroline Fluhrer (STAN), 9.875; 7t. Lindsay Wing (STAN), 9.850; 10t. Mandy Delgado (STAN), 9.800; 12. Shelly Goldberg (STAN), 9.675.