No. 12 Beavers To Compete At Missouri In NCAA Regional Gymnastics
March 31, 2003
No. 12 Oregon State is among the six teams that will compete in the NCAA South Central Region Women's Gymnastics Championships at Missouri on April 12.
No. 1 UCLA, No. 13 Iowa, No. 19 Arizona, Missouri and Illinois-Chicago round out the six-team competition.
The top two teams at the regional competition will advance to the NCAA Championships, set for April 24-26 at Nebraska.
Oregon State will start the regional meet on floor, followed by vault. After a bye, the Beavers will compete on bars and beam, finishing the meet on a bye. The rotation order was selected by a random draw.
In addition, there will be five all-arounders and four event specialists whose teams did not qualify for the competition. Illinois' Kara Kapernekas will rotate with the Beavers. Other all-arounders are Ashley Williams of Illinois, Denise Houda of Illinois State, Kristina Campos of Northern Illinois, and Ashley Godwin of Southeast Missouri State. Luci Romberg of Texas Woman's University will compete on vault, with TWU teammates Stephanie Loudat (bars) and Amber McMeans (floor) also qualifying. Illinois State's Lisa Klein is the event specialist on beam.
NCAA SOUTH CENTRAL REGION MEET ROTATION ORDER
Vault Bye Bars Beam Bye FloorRot. 1 Iowa MU UIC UA UCLA OSURot. 2 OSU Iowa MU UIC UA UCLARot. 3 UCLA OSU Iowa MU UIC UARot. 4 UA UCLA OSU Iowa MU UICRot. 5 UIC UA UCLA OSU Iowa MURot. 6 MU IUC UA UCLA OSU Iowa
Individual All-Arounders Kristina Campos, Northern Illinois (Will compete with Iowa);Ashley Godwin, Southeast Missouri State (Will compete with Missouri);Ashley Williams, Illinois (Will compete with Arizona);Denise Houda, Illinois State (Will compete with UCLA);Kara Kapernekas, Illinois (Will compete with Oregon State)
Event Specialists (All gymnasts will compete with Illinois-Chicago)Vault - Luci Romberg, Texas Woman's University;Bars - Stephanie Loudat, Texas Woman's University;Beam - Lisa Klein, Illinois State;Floor - Amber McMeans, Texas Woman's University
Other Regional Fields
West Region (at Washington ): No. 2 Nebraska, No. 11 Washington, No. 14 LSU, Boise State, Cal State Fullerton, San Jose State
North Central Region (at Utah): No. 6 Stanford, No. 8 Utah, No. 18 California, No. 20 Brigham Young, No. 21 Denver, No. 23 Minnesota
Central Region (at Alabama): No. 5 Alabama, No. 7 Oklahoma, No. 17 Auburn, No. 21 Kent State, No. 25 Central Michigan, Michigan State
Northeast Region (at Michigan): No. 3 Arizona State, No. 10 Michigan, No. 15 Iowa State, New Hampshire, Penn State, Pittsburgh
Southeast Region (at Georgia): No. 4 Georgia, No. 9 Florida, No. 16 Ohio State, No. 24 N.C. State, North Carolina, Maryland
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