Husky Gymnasts Finish Second at California

Feb. 9, 2001

Berkeley, CA - The Washington women's gymnastics team placed second in a three-way meet at California with a score of 192.175. The Golden Bears, ranked 24th in the nation, won the meet with a score of 194.000, overcoming the Huskies in the final rotation. UC Davis was third with a score of 188.525.

Washington senior Mandi Klug tied California's Carrie Kreifels for first place on beam with a score of 9.750. The Golden Bears won all three other events outright and took the top three spots in the all-around.

In addition ton Wong, the Huskies other top finishers were second-place showing by Stacy Wong on bars (9.825) and Lanna Apisukh on floor exercise (9.900).

California's victory ended an 11-meet win streak the Huskies had over the Bears. Washington had outscored California in a multi-team event at Denver to start the 2001 season.

The Huskies won't take much time off before competing again. Washington travels to top-ranked UCLA on Sunday for a 2 p.m. meet.

Event Results
Vault: 1. Janet McKnight (Cal) 9.825, 2. Lisa Arnold (Cal) 9.725, 2. Lindsay Baker (Cal) 9.725, 2. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.725, 5. Jessica Schedler (Washington) 9.700, 5. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.700

Bars: 1. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.850, 2. Stacy Wong (Washington) 9.825, 3. Emily Pritchard (Washington) 9.800

Beam: 1. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.750, 1. Mandi Klug (Washington) 9.750, 3. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.725

Floor: 1. Pari Olver (Cal) 9.925, 2. Flora Bare (UCD) 9.900, 2. Lanna Apisukh (Washington) 9.900, 2. Molly Seaman (Washington) 9.900, 5. Carrie Kreifels (Cal) 9.875

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