No. 8 Stanford Falls To No. 3 Alabama
March 11, 2006
Tuscaloosa, Al - The dual meet between the third-ranked Alabama women's gymnastics team and eighth-ranked Stanford came down to the last rotation and the last competitor on Friday night.
Stanford and Alabama were deadlocked going down the line through the last rotation, but the Crimson Tide used a 49.325 on Floor Exercise, punctuated by Ashley Miles' 9.975 to overtake the Cardinal, which scored a 48.825 on Beam. Alabama beat Stanford, 196.250 - 195.850 to end Stanford's six meet winning streak. Stanford fell to 12-3 overall, and 6-2 in dual meets. Alabama is 13-1.
Stanford will rest before the Pacific-10 Championships on March 25 at Oregon State. Stanford will host the NCAA West Regional on April 8 (6 p.m.) at Maples Pavilion.
Note: Final statistics were not provided by Alabama. Hopefully on Saturday, results will be available and will be posted.
Final Score - Alabama 196.250, Stanford 195.850
Vault - Alabama 49.150, Stanford 49.125 - the event was won by Tabitha Yim (9.900)
Bars - Stanford 49.125, Alabama 48.950 - the event was won by Liz Tricase (9.875)
Beam - Stanford 48.825, Alabama na
Floor Exercise - Alabama 49.325, Stanford 48.750