Husky Gymnasts Place Second at UCLA Invitational
Feb. 11, 2001
Los Angeles - The top-ranked UCLA women's gymnastics team won its 10th consecutive and 15th overall UCLA Invitational, recording a team score of 196.725. Washington was second at the meet with a score of 194.675, the Huskies second-best team score of the season. Cal State Fullerton was third (194.575) followed by Arizona (194.400).
UCLA sophomore Onnie Willis (Tacoma, WA) won the all-around with a meet-record and career-high 39.600. She recorded first-place scores of 9.95 on vault and floor and also tied her career-high on beam with a 9.85.
Washington's top individual performances were turned in by freshman Emily Pritchard, who tied for second on bars (9.900) and by Lanna Apisukh, who tied for third on floor exercise (9.900). Husky junior Stacy Wong was sixth in the all-around with a score of 39.100 while Apisukh finished seventh at 39.050.
Washington will play host to Arizona in a dual-meet next Sunday at 2 p.m. at Bank of America Arena.
24th Annual UCLA Invitational
Team: 1. UCLA 196.725, 2. Washington 194.675, 3. Cal State Fullerton 194.575, 4. Arizona 194.400.
Vault: 1. Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.95, 2. Nikki Beyschau (AZ) 9.85, 3. Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 9.825. Other Husky Scores: 4t. Molly Seaman (9.775), 12t. Lanna Apisukh and Mandi Klug (9.700), 19t. Jessica Schedler and Stacy Wong (9.675), 22. Gharde Geldenhuys (9.600).
Bars: 1. Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 10.0, 2t. Doni Thompson (UCLA) 9.9 and Emily Pritchard (UW) 9.9. Other Husky Scores: 4t. Stacy Wong (9.875), 11. Sidney Field (9.800)13t. Lanna Apisukh (9.750), 20. Gharde Geldenhuys (9.500), 22. Jessica Schedler (9.225).
Beam: 1. Kara Fry (AZ) 9.9, 2t. Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.85* and Jeanette Antolin (UCLA) 9.85. Other Husky Scores: 11t. Molly Seaman and Stacy Wong (9.725)14. Lanna Apisukh (9.700)17. Tanya Powers (9.575)18. Sidney Field (9.500), 23. Mandi Klug (8.775).
Floor: 1t. Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.95 and Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 9.95, 3t. Kristin Parker (UCLA) and Lanna Apisukh (UW) 9.9. Other Husky Scores: 10t. Mandi Klug, Molly Seaman and Stacy Wong (9.825), 19t. Gharde Geldenhuys (9.725), 24. Amy Metcalf (9.275).