No. 8 UW Completes Regular Season at Home
The Meet: The 8th-ranked Washington women's gymnastics team (9-5-1) finishes up its home season against Boise State (6-12) and Seattle Pacific University (5-12) on Friday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Bank of America Arena in Hec Edmundson Pavillion. Live stats of the meet will be available at www.gohuskies.com.
Series History: Washington leads the all-time series with both the Broncos and the Falcons. The Huskies lead Boise State 28-10 and have already faced them once this season. Boise State defeated the Huskies earlier this season 194.875-195.450 for the first time since the 2001 season. Washington leads Seattle Pacific 52-3 in the all-time series. The Huskies look to bounce back after a loss to the Falcons earlier this week, which marked the first victory for Seattle Pacific since 1997.
Last Week: Despite recording the second-best team score in school history, the Washington women's gymnastics team could not pull off its second-straight upset of a top-10 team, finishing second in a four-way meet that was won by Utah. The Utes turned in their third best team score ever (197.950) to win the meet while Washington managed a season-best 197.550. The Huskies managed to win or tie on all four events. The Husky effort was highlighted by senior Emily Pritchard, who tied the school record while winning the all-around with a score of 39.825. Pritchard won three event titles and recorded the first perfect 10 of her career on vault. Washington started the meet with a strong showing on the vault. The Huskies equaled their best score of the season, scoring a 49.275. Washington took the lead during the second rotation when it scored 49.625 on bars while Utah scored 49.250 on beam. Utah charged back into the lead during the third rotation with a 49.450 on floor while the Huskies managed just 49.050 on beam. Holding a .350 lead going into the final event, Utah had four vaulters score 9.925 or better to secure the victory. Washington made the contest interesting by tying the school record with a 49.600 on floor during the final rotation. The two teams split event titles. Utah won vault (49.650) and beam (49.250), while the Huskies posted top scores on on bars (49.625) and floor (49.600).
Gymnasts Fall at SPU: The Seattle Pacific women's gymnastics team defeated Washington 192.875-191.475 in a dual meet held at SPU's Brougham Pavillion. Washington did not field its usual lineup after finishing second to Utah on Friday. The Huskies won or tied for first on all four events. Carly Dockendorf took top honors on vault with a 9.800 and on floor with a 9.900. Kelly McDonald was first on bars at 9.925 and Molly Seaman was first on beam at 9.875. Junior Kim Lewis, competing in the all-around for the first time in her career, was second all-around at 38.050.
Huskies in the National Rankings: The Husky women are ranked eighth this week (196.865). Washington is ranked in the top 20 on all events. The Huskies are 21st on vault (49.065), second on bars (49.405), 16th on beam (49.130), and 10th on floor (49.420). Senior Emily Pritchard continues to dominate the rankings for the Huskies. She is ranked first on the uneven bars (9.960) for the ninth consecutive week. She is also ranked seventh in the all-around (39.585) for the second consecutive week and 17th on the vault (9.905). Senior Molly Seaman is ranked third on the beam (9.935). Junior Carly Dockendorf is ranked fourth on the floor (9.950) for the third week in a row and is also tied for 22nd on the bars (9.900). Sophomore Kelly McDonald is 23rd on the bars (9.895).
Huskies Set School Records: The Huskies have set team records on three events this season. Washington set a team record on the bars in its victory over UCLA (49.600) on Feb. 27. The Huskies set a beam record at Arizona (49.450) on Feb. 20. They set a floor record on Feb. 13 against ASU (49.600), and then tied the record against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago on Mar. 5. The team was .050 away from tying the school record 197.600 team score against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago. The Huskies have also scored above 197 in four consecutive meets this season for the first time in school history.
Senior Salute: The Huskies say goodbye to a fabulous two-member senior class on Friday against Boise State and Seattle Pacific. Amy Metcalf and Emily Pritchard will compete at Bank of America Arena for the last time in their record-breaking careers. The seniors were part of a four-year Husky stretch that saw a 135-42-2 total record, top-five Pac-10 and Regional team finishes, and numerous school records fall. Each of the gymnasts left their mark on the Husky recordbooks. Amy Metcalf is the current Husky team captain, was a co-captain last season, and was also voted the 2003 Most Outstanding Scholastic Gymnast. Metcalf was also a member of the 2003 Pac-10 All-Academic Team. Emily Pritchard was voted the 2002 Most Valuable Gymnast and was a 2002 Pac-10 All-Conference Gymnast in the all-around, vault, and bars. Pritchard was the 2002 Pac-10 vault champion and the 2001 Regional bars champion.
Records Continue to Fall: The Husky assault on the record books continued at home against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago. Senior Emily Pritchard tied the school record in the all-around (39.825), set by Kelly McDonald earlier in the season. She set a new career high with her perfect 10 on vault, and tied her career bests on both beam and floor. Junior Tacia LaBatte also tied career bests on vault, bars, and floor. Against UCLA, senior Emily Pritchard tied her personal best all-around score of 39.725, which is the second-best all-around score in Washington history. She also tied her career high on the floor with a 9.925. Senior Molly Seaman set a career high on the beam with a 9.975, which also ties the school record on the event. Seaman also set a new career high on the uneven bars with a 9.950. Junior Tacia LaBatte tied her career high on bars with a 9.875. Junior Carly Dockendorf tied her season high on the bars (9.950), beam (9.875), and all-around (39.525). Kim Lewis also tallied a season high 9.800 on the floor exercise.
McDonald Named Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week: After her record-breaking performance against Arizona State on Feb. 13, sophomore Kelly McDonald was recognized as the Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week. McDonald set a new school record in the all-around with her 39.825, and also recorded the first perfect 10 of her career on the vault. She was second on the bars and floor, both with career-high scores of 9.975.
Huskies Set Career Bests Against Arizona State: Seven of the nine Huskies who competed against Arizona State set new or matched career bests. Freshman Chelsea Bakken set a career high 9.675 on vault, and tied her career best in the all-around (38.950). Junior Tacia LaBatte set new career highs on vault (9.925) and bars (9.875). Carly Dockendorf tied her career high on the floor with her perfect performance. Sophomore Kelly McDonald set new career highs on the vault (10.000), bars (9.975), beam (9.975), and all-around (39.825). Senior Emily Pritchard set a new career high with her perfect 10 on bars, and tied her career best on the floor (9.925). Freshman Tori Quandt set a new career high on vault (9.650) and Molly Seaman tied her career high on the beam (9.900).
Contributing Freshman: Freshman Chelsea Bakken has continued to support the Husky effort, finishing sixth in the all-around against Arizona (38.950). She has competed in the all-around in six of the ten meets this season, tying her personal best 38.950 all-around score in three of those meets. Newcomer Tori Quandt has become a regular in the Husky vault lineup, where she has competed as the lead-off man in the last six of the last seven meets. She tied her career-best score of 9.650 against Utah. She competed in the all-around at Seattle Pacific, placing third with a 37.425. Darcee Schiller also competed in the all-around for the first time at Seattle Pacific. She placed fourth on vault (9.600) en route to her fifth-place all-around finish (36.725). Fellow freshmen Nicole Waiss competed on the vault against California and Sacramento State, scoring a 9.725.
The Vaulter: Husky junior Carly Dockendorf is one of the nation's best and busiest gymnasts. This season she is pulling double-duty by also competing for Washington's indoor track team. Dockendorf has already competed in three track meets in addition to her eight gymnastics meets. On Feb. 6-7 she became one of few Husky athletes to compete in two sports in one weekend on the road. Friday night she won the all-around for the gymnastics team against Boise State, and then competed Saturday morning in the pole vault. She tied for fourth, vaulting 12-5 1/2. Dockendorf also placed third in her flight at the Pole Vault Summit Meet in Reno, clearing 12-9 1/2. Being a two-sport athlete is nothing new to this Husky. She competed in both sports last year. Her career best on the pole vault is a height of 12-11 1/2 which allowed her to finish eighth at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships.
Senior Success: Senior Emily Pritchard has had record-breaking success in her last season with the Huskies, capturing 17 event titles in her last ten meets. The native of Buckley, Wash. has been a consistent all-around force for Washington, and is nationally ranked in the all-around, vault, and bars. Pritchard tied the school all-around record in her dominant win against Utah (39.825). She also won or tied for first on three events in the meet. Last year Pritchard captured six event titles for the Huskies while battling injuries ranging from kidney stones to a sprained ankle. She recorded her first perfect 10 of her career on the bars against Arizona State.
Seaman Showing Consistency: Senior Molly Seaman has answered Coach Bob Levesque's call for consistency so far this season, helping the Huskies on both the beam and the floor. Seaman's anchor spot in the beam lineup has proved to be an effective one. She won the event vs. California and Sacramento State on Jan. 16, against Oregon State on Jan. 23, at Boise State on Feb. 6, against Arizona State on Feb. 13, against UCLA on Feb. 27, against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago on Mar. 5 and at Seattle Pacific on Mar. 8. She is ranked third nationally. Seaman has also shown solid consistency as the leadoff on the floor exercise. She returns to the lineup after missing the second half of the 2003 season due to a knee injury.
Metcalf Returning to Top Form: Off-season wrist surgery will limit senior team captain Amy Metcalf this season. She was expected to compete on floor, bars, and beam, but will be limited to beam for most of the season. Cleared to practice only three weeks before the Cancun Invitational, Metcalf scored a 9.775 for the Huskies on the beam. She tied her career best at Arizona with a 9.900. She has appeared in all but one meet during her Husky career, and will not let her wrist injury keep her down.
LaBatte Makes Impact: Junior Tacia LaBatte has had a strong impact on Husky scoring so far this season. She tied for first on the floor against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago for her second career event title as a Husky. LaBatte also tied her career-high bars (9.875) and vault score (9.925) in the meet. In her first all-around performance this season, LaBatte tied her personal best score with a 39.375 at Arizona. She set new career highs on vault (9.925) and bars (9.875) against Arizona State, all while battling the flu. She set new career highs on the beam at the Cancun Invitational (9.825). She won her first ever career event title as a Husky on the vault at Stanford this season (9.900). LaBatte was one of three Huskies to qualify for the NCAA Championships last season.
Head Coach Bob Levesque: Washington head coach Bob Levesque is in his 14th season coaching the Huskies in 2004. Levesque owns a career record of 164-129-2. He came to Washington in 1991 after a career as a highly successful club coach. He has taken the Huskies to the NCAA Championships three times (1994, 1997, 1998) and guided the team to one NCAA Regional championship (1998). Levesque was honored as the Pac-10 coach of the year in both 1997 and 1998. As a club-level coach, he tutored six future Olympians. He also coached Tanya Chaplin, the current head coach at Oregon State. Levesque is a 1972 graduate of Fresno State.
The 2004 Washington Huskies
Chelsea Bakken, Freshman
Freshman making an immediate impact on the Husky squad... matched career-high floor score at Stanford (9.900)... placed third on vault (9.625) and ninth on bars (9.675) at Seattle Pacific ... placed 10th on the beam (9.800) and ninth on the floor (9.850) against UCLA... took third in the all-around against California and Sacramento State (38.575), sixth at Oregon State (38.950), fourth at Boise State (38.375), fifth against Arizona State (38.950), and sixth at Arizona (38.950)... led the Huskies in her collegiate debut on floor at the Cancun Invitational, hitting a 9.900 to take fourth place... continues to be solid as the team's leadoff man on the bars, scoring above 9.725 in seven out of ten meets... her consistent scores have contributed to the team total 26 out of 32 routines thus far.
Bijoya Das, Sophomore
Suffered a season-ending Achilles tendon injury in her first floor performance as a Husky at Boise State... competed in her first meet this season on beam for the Huskies at Oregon State (9.575)... has been slowed in her career due to an elbow injury.
Carly Dockendorf, Junior
Ranked fourth in the nation on the floor (9.950) and tied for 20th on the bars (9.900)... matched her career-best all-around score against Utah (39.525)... tied for first on the floor (9.950) and placed second on bars (9.950) against Utah... won the vault (9.800) and floor titles (9.900) at Seattle Pacific... tied her season high scores on the bars (9.950), beam (9.875) and in the all-around (39.525) against UCLA... placed fourth all-around against UCLA... won two event titles at Arizona, scoring a 9.925 to win the bars and a 9.950 to tie for the floor title... recorded her first perfect 10 of the season against Arizona State... after winning the all-around title at Boise State on Friday, Feb. 6, went on to place fourth in the pole vault on Saturday, Feb. 7 for the Husky track team (12-5 1/2)... one of only Husky athletes ever to compete in two sports in the same weekend on the road... won the floor title against Cal and Sacramento State (9.950), at Oregon State (9.925), at Stanford (9.975), at Boise State (9.925), against Arizona State (10.000), at Arizona (9.950), against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois (9.950), and at Seattle Pacific (9.900) as the anchor in the lineup... has finished in the top eight on vault in eight of ten meets this season... has won 31 event titles in her three years as a Husky, 11 thus far as a junior, 14 as a sophomore and six as a freshman... only Pac-10 All-Conference selection for Washington last season... has hit the most perfect 10's (four) of any Husky gymnast in history... took 22nd in the all-around at the NCAA Championships last year... was named the team's MVP for the 2003 season... also pole-vaults for the UW track team during gymnastics season... placed third in her flight at the Pole Vault Summit in Reno on Jan. 9, clearing 12-9 1/2... placed seventh at the UW Indoor Preview on Jan.17, vaulting 12-1 1/2... took eighth at the 2003 Pac-10 Championships in the pole-vault.
Erica Knapp, Freshman
Competed on the beam for the Huskies at Seattle Pacific... has her best chance to perform on beam and floor exercise... part of Washington's five-member freshman class.
Tacia LaBatte, Junior
Tied her career best score to win the floor title against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago (9.950)... also tied her career best score for fifth place on vault (9.925)... tied her career high score on the bars against UCLA (9.875) for seventh place... finished sixth on the vault (9.825) and tied for eighth on floor (9.850) against UCLA... in her first all-around performance of the season at Arizona, tied her career best score with a 39.325... set new career highs on vault (9.925) and bars (9.875) against Arizona State... won her first career-event title at Stanford on the vault (9.900)... set new career high on beam at the Cancun Invitational (9.825)... has scored above a 9.750 in her eight vault performances this season... one of three Washington gymnasts to compete at the 2003 NCAA Championships.
Kim Lewis, Junior
Competed in the all-around for the first time at Seattle Pacific, placing second in the all-around (38.050)... also tied for fourth on bars (9.775) and sixth on floor (9.425)... tied her season best floor score against UCLA (9.800)... set career highs on both bars and beam in her first meet of the season at the Cancun Invitational... scored a 9.900 on bars to place third and a 9.800 on the beam to place 10th... a consistent force in the Huskies' bar lineup, has scored above 9.700 in five of seven meets this season... has performed exhibition routines two times on the floor and beam this season.
Kelly McDonald, Sophomore
Won the bars title at Seattle Pacific (9.925)... tied for third on the bars (9.925) against Utah, Iowa, and Chicago-Illinois... placed sixth on bars against UCLA (9.900)... only competed in two events at Arizona, resting a sore Achilles tendon... finished second on the bars at Arizona with a 9.900... dynamite performance against Arizona State... set new Husky all-around record score with a 39.825... recorded her first ever perfect 10 on the vault, becoming only the third Husky in history to do so... set new career highs on the vault (10.000), bars (9.975), floor (9.975), and all-around (39.825)... all-arounder coming off one of the best freshman seasons in Husky history... set career-high on beam at Oregon State, placing second with a 9.925... tied her career-high on beam at Boise State the next weekend... placed fourth all-around and third on the vault at the Cancun Invitational... has placed in the top three on vault in seven of nine meets this season... has placed in the top four all-around in four of the six meets this season that she has competed all-around in... has only scored below 9.800 twice in her career vaulting performances... has scored above a 9.775 on bars in every meet this season... competed in the all-around in 12 of 14 meets last season... won seven event titles during her 2003 campaign, including two all-around titles.
Amy Metcalf, Senior
Tied her personal best 9.900 beam score at Arizona for third place... cleared to practice only three weeks before the Cancun Invitational due to off-season wrist surgery... has performed on beam in nine meets for the Huskies, scoring a 9.775 at the Cancun Invitational, a 9.750 against Cal and Sacramento State, a 9.725 against Arizona State, a 9.900 at Arizona, a 9.825 against UCLA, a 9.875 against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago, and a 9.825 at Seattle Pacific... has competed on all events for the Huskies in her career except vault... before this season, had only missed one meet in her career.
Emily Pritchard, Senior
Tied the school record with her 39.825 all-around score against Utah, Iowa, and Chicago-Illinois... scored her first perfect 10 of her career on the vault at the meet, her second career 10... also won the bars (9.975) and beam (9.925)... scored 39.725 all-around against UCLA for second place... won the bars (9.975), placed second on the floor (9.925), and placed third on the beam (9.950) against UCLA... currently ranked first in the country on bars, where she was undefeated in the first three meets this season... set her new career high on the bars against Arizona State, where she recorded the first perfect 10 of her career... nationally ranked seventh in the all-around (39.585)... has won 37 event titles in her Husky career, 17 this season, six last season, 11 her sophomore year, and three her freshman year... placed in the top-four all-around in the nine of the ten meets this season, including a first-place finish against Cal and Sacramento State, at Arizona, and against Utah, Iowa, and Illinois-Chicago... has scored 39 or above all-around in eight meets this season... captured five vault titles this season, scoring a 9.950 against Cal and Sacramento State, a 9.850 at Oregon State, a 9.875 at Boise State, a 9.950 at Arizona, and a 10.000 against Utah, Iowa, and Chicago-Illinois... has not scored below 9.750 on any event this season... has not suffered a fall or major break on any event this season... competing through this season through a sore ankle... was slowed last season due to kidney stones that forced her to miss three weeks.
Tori Quandt, Freshman
Competed in the all-around for the Huskies at Seattle Pacific, placing third all-around (37.425)... set a new career high beam score at Seattle Pacific (9.225)... set new career high on the vault against Arizona State (9.650)... competed in the all-around for the Huskies at Boise State after injuries forced her into the lineup... placed fifth all-around (37.275) at Boise State... competed on vault at the Cancun Invitational (9.575) and at Stanford (9.600) for the Huskies... performed exhibition routines on the vault (9.300) and bars (9.700) at Oregon State.
Darcee Schiller, Freshman
Competed in the all-around for the first time at Seattle Pacific, placing fifth (36.725)... set new career high scores on the vault (9.600) and bars (9.575) in the meet... competed on the vault at Stanford (9.575)... was coached on the club level by current UW assistant coach Heidi Coleman... hails from the same club as teammate Carly Dockendorf... named Gymnastics B.C. Outstanding Athlete of the Year for her 2003 club season... seven-time Canadian national championship qualifier.
Molly Seaman, Senior
Currently ranked third in the nation on the balance beam (9.935)... set new career high on beam against UCLA with a 9.975... also set a new career high on the bars (9.950)... won the beam titles against Cal/Sacramento State (9.900), at Oregon State (9.950), at Boise State (9.925), against Arizona State (9.950), against UCLA (9.975), and at Seattle Pacific (9.875)... has won 10 event titles in her Husky career, six this season, one in 2003, and three in 2002... competed in the anchor spot on beam all season and has not scored below 9.850... the lead-off gymnast on floor, has not scored below 9.775... returns to the lineup after missing most of 2003 and 2002 seasons due to knee injuries... the first Husky gymnast to hail from Alabama.
Nicole Waiss, Freshman
Competed on the vault for the Huskies against Cal/Sacramento State... placed seventh with a 9.725... competing through a leg injury this season... youngest member of the Husky team at age 16... a member of the 2002 Junior National team.
2004 Meet Highlights
UW vs. UCLA (2/27/04): The then-15th ranked Washington gymnastics team beat top-ranked UCLA 197.225 to 197.100 before a crowd of 2,161 at Bank of America Arena. The win was the second ever against the Bruins, coming exactly six years to the day since Washington's last victory against UCLA. Washington was led by senior Emily Pritchard, who finished second in the all-around with a 39.725. That score equalled her career best mark that she seat the previous week at Arizona. Pritchard won the bars with a score of 9.975, was second on the floor exercise with a 9.975, and placed third on the balance beam at 9.950. Molly Seaman also contributed to the Husky effort, winning the beam with a career best 9.975. She also had a career high on the bars with a 9.950. The Huskies took the early lead thanks to several Bruin mishaps on bars. Washington led after the first rotation 48.725-48.475, and then posted the top three scores on bars led by Pritchard's first place finish. Thanks to Seaman's career high 9.975, Washington scored 49.425 to maintain a slight lead over the Bruins going into the last rotation. UCLA posted a 49.575 on the beam during their final rotation, but it was not enough to catch the Huskies. Washington hit all of its floor routines to score 49.425 and wrap up the win. Dockendorf and Pritchard both scored 9.925s on floor to tie for second place.
UW at Arizona (2/20/04): Washington recorded its highest road score ever last week at Arizona, tying the Wildcats with a 197.300. The Huskies were led by senior Emily Pritchard, who set a personal best by winning the all-around with a score of 39.725. It is the second best all-around score in Washington history. Pritchard took top honors on vault with a 9.950 and recorded a career high 9.975 to finish first on beam. Ranked No. 1 in the nation on uneven bars, she tied for second on the event with a 9.900. Junior Carly Dockendorf also picked up a pair of first-place finishes for the Huskies. She won the bars with a score of 9.925 and tied for top honors on floor with a 9.950. Dockendorf was third in the all-around with a score of 39.450. The Huskies won the bars and beam competition while the Wildcats won the vault and floor. The tie was only the second in Washington's history. Washington tied Utah during the 2001 season.
UW vs. Arizona State (2/13/04): It was a historic night for the Husky Gymnastics team. For the first time in the program's history three different gymnasts recorded perfect 10s during a competition. The results helped Washington defeat 17th-ranked Arizona State 197.325 to 193.075 and end a three meet losing streak. Sophomore Kelly McDonald led the Huskies, scoring her first perfect 10 on vault and setting a new school record in the all-around (39.825). Senior Emily Pritchard continued her success on the uneven bars, scoring her first perfect 10 to win the event. Junior Carly Dockendorf won the floor with her 10, just the third in her career. Junior Molly Seaman tied her career-best score on the beam to win the event (9.950). The team floor score of 49.600 set a new school record, while the 49.475 recorded on the bars tied the school record. The team score of 197.325 is the third best ever for the Huskies. Seven of the nine Huskies who competed against Arizona State either set new or matched career-best scores.
UW at Boise State (2/6/04): Despite winning all four event titles and the all-around crown, the Huskies fell to Boise State in a dual meet at Boise 195.450-194.875. The Huskies had not lost in Boise since Mar. 10, 2001. Washington was led by junior Carly Dockendorf, who finished first on the floor en route to capturing her first all-around title of the season (39.450). Senior Emily Pritchard on her fourth consecutive uneven bars title with a 9.950, and also took first place on the vault with a 9.875. Molly Seaman and Kelly McDonald completed the Husky sweep, sharing top honors on beam with a 9.925. UW at Stanford (1/30/04): Despite setting a season-high floor score of 49.425, the Huskies lost their dual meet at Stanford after a disappointing balance beam performance. The Huskies were down going into their last event by a little over .500, and needed a stellar performance on the beam. Instead, the first three gymnasts up suffered falls, forcing the Huskies to count two falls into their beam score (48.175). The meet marked the lowest bars and beam performances so far this season by the Huskies. Shining for the Huskies against Stanford was junior Tacia LaBatte, tying her career-best vault score (9.900) en route to her first career event title as a Husky. Carly Dockendorf won the floor title with a season-high 9.975. The win marked her third consecutive floor title on the season. Emily Pritchard continued her strong senior campaign, placing fourth all-around with a 39.350 and third on the bars with a 9.900. Sophomore Kelly McDonald tied for third on the vault (9.875) and third on the beam (9.900).
UW at Oregon State (1/23/04): Despite winning or tying for first in all four events, the Husky women suffered their first team loss of the season at Oregon State. Senior Emily Pritchard once again led the Husky effort, winning both the vault and the bars. She scored a 9.850 on vault and a 9.925 on bars. Molly Seaman took top honors on beam for the second week in a row, posting a career-high 9.950 on the event. Carly Dockendorf also extended her winning streak by finishing first on floor exercise for the second week in a row with a 9.925.
UW vs. Cal and Sac. State (1/16/04): The Huskies improved their record to 5-0 by defeating Cal and Sacramento State in a three-way meet at Bank of America Arena. Senior Emily Pritchard led the Huskies, sweeping the vault (9.950), bars (9.950), and all-around (39.600). Junior Carly Dockendorf finished first on the floor exercise with a 9.950, and senior Molly Seaman took top honors on beam with a career-high 9.900.
UW at Cancun Invitational (1/03/04): The Huskies started their 2004 campaign in impressive fashion, defeating Iowa and Oklahoma to win the Cancun Invitational. Washington scored a 196.450 to take first-place honors in the meet that also included Texas Women's University. Husky senior Emily Pritchard led Washington by winning the bars, tying her career-best score of 9.975. She was second in the all-around with a 39.500. Sophomore Kelly McDonald was fourth at 39.225 and placed third on the vault (9.850). Washington's team score was the 12th best in school history and the fourth best recorded at a road meet.
1. UCLA 197.900 2. Georgia 197.410 3. Stanford 197.350 4. Utah 197.340 5. Alabama 197.325 6. LSU 197.215 7. Florida 197.020 8. Washington 196.865 9. Iowa State 196.85010. North Carolina 196.84011. Arizona 196.77512. Oklahoma 196.74513. Nebraska 196.72014. Oregon State 196.71015. Brigham Young 196.66016. Iowa 196.61017. Auburn 196.435 Missouri 196.43519. Michigan 196.41020. Denver 196.39521. Arkansas 196.23522. Arizona State 196.09523. West Virginia 195.83024. Michigan State 195.82525. Penn State 195.715Rankings based on the Regional Qualifying Score