No.20 Gymcats win again
Feb. 15, 2009
The Arizona gymnastics team recorded its second highest team score for the season and beat Texas Women's University 195.425 - 193.350 in Dallas Sunday.
'It took us seven meets, but we finally put together a good one,' Arizona head coach Bill Ryden said. 'We really got a lot done this weekend and it was a good one for us. We put up a couple scores that we'll be able to count.'
During the meet in Texas, Greene scored over a 39 for the first time this season on the all-around and won the all-around title.
Arizona was paced by senior Bree Workman and Tomczyk on vault. Workman won the event with a 9.825, followed closely by Tomczyk with a 9.8. Arizona scored a 48.85 as a team.
On bars, Greene led the way with her first 9.9 of the season and Tomczyk picked up a 9.8. On the bars, Arizona recorded a 48.75 team score. After struggling the last two meets, Ryden mixed up the bar lineup and it paid off with a solid score.
The Gymcats had three gymnasts tied for the lead on beam. Senior Briana Bergeson and freshmen Britnie Jones and Katie Matusik all scored a 9.85 for the event-high. As a team, the Wildcats recorded a 49.025. This was the third meet in a row, the Wildcats put up a 49 or better on the beam.
Tomczyk also won the floor with a 9.9, while the team put up a 48.8. She led another solid floor score for the team.
'I hope we look back and this weekend will be a turning point for our season,' said Ryden. 'We need to just keep getting better.'
The Wildcats return to the mat next week when they host in-state rival Arizona State Friday at 7:00 p.m. at McKale Center.