Bruins Defeat Oregon State With Highest Ever Season Opening Score

Jan. 2, 2003

Honolulu, HI - The top-ranked UCLA gymnastics team made a bold opening statement in the 2003 collegiate opener against Oregon State, scoring a 197.6 team total to shatter the school record for season-opening scores. Not only was it UCLA's best mark in a season opening meet, but it was also the seventh-best score the Bruins have ever compiled.

Junior Jamie Dantzscher picked up where she left off in the 2002 season, winning the all-around with a 39.775 and scoring her 18th career perfect 10. Dantzscher also tied for first with teammate Onnie Willis on bars with a 9.925 and set a new career-high on beam with a 9.925.

Willis placed second in the all-around with a 39.65 and captured first place on vault (9.95) and bars (9.95). She also tied her career high on beam with a 9.925.

Freshman Kate Richardson had a fantastic collegiate debut, placing third in the all-around with a 39.6 to complete a Bruin sweep. Richardson placed first on beam with a 9.95 and second on floor with the same score.

UCLA scored 49.35 on vault, 49.525 on bars, 49.15 on beam and 49.575 on floor.

Meet Results

Team Scores: No. 1 UCLA 197.600, No. 13 Oregon State 195.675

Vault: 1. Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.95; T2. Heather Justus (OSU), Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 9.90; T4. Lindsay Nelson (OSU), Kate Richardson (UCLA)9.875; T6. Daylee Ingalls (OSU), Tanya Ricioli (OSU) 9.85; 8. Jeanette Antolin (UCLA) 9.825; 9. Kristin Parker (UCLA) 9.80; 10. Angela Morales(OSU) 9.725; 11. Therese Videan (OSU) 9.70; 12. Yvonne Tousek (UCLA) 8.45

Bars: T1. Onnie Willis (UCLA), Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 9.95; 3. Yvonne Tousek (UCLA) 9.925; T4. Elizabeth Jillson (OSU), Malia Jones (UCLA)9.875; 6. Tanya Ricioli (OSU) 9.85; 7. Kate Richardson (UCLA) 9.825; 8.Kristin Parker (UCLA) 9.80; 9. Lindsay Nelson (OSU) 9.775, 10. ThereseVidean (OSU) 9.725, 11. Chrissy Lamun (OSU) 9.675, 12. Meghan Jones (OSU)9.40.

Beam: 1. Kate Richardson (UCLA) 9.95; T2. Tanya Ricioli (OSU), Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA), Yvonne Tousek (UCLA), Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.925; 6.Lindsay Nelson (OSU) 9.90; 7. Elaine Yoder (OSU) 9.75; 8. Kristin Parker(UCLA) 9.425; 9. Angela Morales (OSU) 9.35; T10. Chrissy Lamun (OSU),Malia Jones (UCLA) 9.30; 12. Daylee Ingalls (OSU) 9.25.

Floor: 1. Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 10.0; 2. Kate Richardson (UCLA) 9.95;T3. Chrissy Lamun (OSU), Tanya Ricioli (OSU), Alyssa Beckerman (UCLA), Yvonne Tousek (UCLA),9.90; 7. Angela Morales (OSU) 9.875; 8. Therese Videan (OSU) 9.85; T9.Heather Justus (OSU), Onnie Willis (UCLA) 9.825; 11. Lindsay Nelson (OSU)9.75; 12. Kristin Parker (UCLA) 9.575

All-Around: 1. Jamie Dantzscher (UCLA) 39.775; 2. Onnie Willis (UCLA)39.650; 3. Kate Richardson (UCLA) 39.600; 4. Tanya Ricioli (OSU) 39.525;5. Lindsay Nelson (OSU) 39.300; 6. Kristin Parker (UCLA) 38.600; 7.Yvonne Tousek (UCLA) 38.200.

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