Husky Gymnasts Set Scoring Records

March 12, 2004

Seattle - Washington senior Emily Pritchard (Buckley) made sure her Senior Night performance would be something to remember. The Husky standout won the vault, bars, balance beam and all-around titles, tying school records in the process, to help eighth-ranked Washington sweep a three-way meet with Boise State and Seattle Pacific at Bank of America Arena. The Huskies scored 198.025 while the Bronocs finished second at 195.575. The Falcons were third at 193.500.

Washington's team score was the best in school history. The Huskies also set school scoring marks on bars (49.675), beam (49.500) and floor exercise (49.675). Pritchard's all-around score was 39.875, bettering the 39.825 she set last week to tie the school record.

'They got the job done tonight,' said Husky coach Bob Levesque. 'If can just stay healthy for Pac-10s, it looks really good. Luckily we have a week off after the conference meet before the NCAA Regional. We need that time to heal some small injuries.'

The top-ranked gymnast in the nation on uneven bars, Pritchard posted her second perfect score of the season on the event. Her performance helped Washington to set a school record on bars with a team score of 49.675. Carly Dockendorf posted a 9.975 and Kelly McDonald added a 9.950 score to boost the record-setting total.

'It was bitter-sweet,' Pritchard said. 'I could not have ended my home career on a better note.'

Pritchard tied the school record on beam with a 9.975 as the Huskies reset their high mark on the event with a 49.500. Pritchard was one of four UW gymnasts to score at least 9.9 on beam. Molly Seaman placed second on the event with a 9.950 while Dockendorf and Kelly McDonald shared third place honors with identical 9.900 scores. Washington entered the meet ranked eighth in the nation on uneven bars.

It took a perfect routine by Dockendorf on floor exercise to prevent Pritchard from sweeping the event titles. Dockendorf's 10 was her second this year on floor. Pritchard and Dockendorf's perfect marks gave Washington a total of six this year, the most ever recorded by a Husky team in a season.

The victories improved Washington's record to 11-5-1. Boise State finishes its regular season at 7-13 and Seattle Pacific's record dropped to 5-14.

The meet was the final home competition for Washington seniors Amy Metcalf and Pritchard. The Huskies start postseason competition Saturday at the Pac-10 Championships host by Arizona.

Team Scoring      Vault     Bars     Beam    Floor      TotalWashington       49.175   49.675   49.500   49.675    198.025Boise State      48.925   48.825   48.825   49.000    195.575Seattle Pacific  48.125   48.025   48.350   49.000    193.500

Vault

 1. Emily Pritchard, UW       9.950 2. Kelly McDonald, UW        9.925 3. Tacia LaBatte, UW         9.900 4. Carla Chambers, BSU       9.850 4. Kea Cuaresma, BSU         9.850 6. Carly Dockendorf, UW      9.800 7. Lindsey Thomas, BSU       9.750 7. Lindsay Ward, BSU         9.750 7. Jaynie Reynolds, SPU      9.75010. Corinna Lewis, BSU        9.72511. Kari Kelly, SPU           9.67512. Corrie McDaniel, SPU      9.65013. Tori Quandt, UW           9.60013. Elisabeth Kingsley, SPU   9.60015. Kristin Aldrich, BSU      9.47516. Sarah Sullivan, SPU       9.45017. Chelsea Bakken, UW        9.40018. Kristin Bryant, SPU       9.100

Bars

 1. Emily Pritchard, UW      10.000 2. Carly Dockendorf, UW      9.975 3. Kelly McDonald, UW        9.950 4. Tacia LaBatte, UW         9.875 4. Molly Seaman, UW          9.875 6. Lindsay Ward, BSU         9.850 7. Carla Chambers, BSU       9.825 7. Kea Cuaresma, BSU         9.825 9. Melissa Stanton, SPU      9.77510. Jaynie Reynolds, SPU      9.72511. Heidi White, BSU          9.67512. Annastasia, Ahr, SPU      9.65012. Tiffany Putnam, BSU       9.65014. Lindsey Thomas, BSU       9.62515. Kim Lewis, UW             9.57516. Kari Kelly, SPU           9.42517. Sarah Sullivan, SPU       9.45018. Corrie McDaniel, SPU      8.950

Beam

 1. Emily Pritchard, UW       9.975 2. Molly Seaman, UW          9.950 3. Carly Dockendorf, UW      9.900 3. Kelly McDonald, UW        9.900 5. Lindsey Thomas, BSU       9.850 6. Heidi White, BSU          9.825 7. Chelsea Bakken, UW        9.775 7. Lindsay Ward, BSU         9.775 7. Melissa Stanton, SPU      9.77510. Debra Huss, SPU           9.75011. Katie Dinsmore, BSU       9.72512. Corrie McDaniel, SPU      9.70013. Corinna Lewis, BSU        9.65014. Jaynie Reynolds, SPU      9.62515. Kristin Bryant, SPU       9.50016. Amy Metcalf, UW           9.12517. Kristin Aldrich, BSU      9.10018. Annastasia, Ahr, SPU      9.050

Floor

 1. Carly Dockendorf, UW     10.000 2. Emily Pritchard, UW       9.950 2. Kelly McDonald, UW        9.950 4. Tacia LaBatte, UW         9.925 5. Kebra Huss, SPU           9.900 6. Lindsay Ward, BSU         9.875 7. Molly Seaman, UW          9.850 7. Lindsey Thomas, BSU       9.850 9. Corrie McDaniel, SPU      9.82510. Sarah Sullivan, SPU       9.80011. Tiffany Putnam, BSU       9.77512. Carla Chambers, BSU       9.75012. Kristin Gaare, BSU        9.75012. Elisabeth Kingsley, SPU   9.75015. Annastasia Ahr, SPU       9.72515. Kristin Bryant, SPU       9.72517. Chelsea Bakken, UW        9.35018. Corinna Lewis, BSU        9.275

All-Around

1. Emily Pritchard, UW       39.8752. Kelly McDonald, UW        39.7253. Carly Dockendorf, UW      39.6754. Lindsay Ward, BSU         39.2505. Lindsey Thomas, BSU       39.0756. Corrie McDaniel, SPU      38.125
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