Cal Falls at Western Michigan

March 6, 2009


The California Golden Bears women's gymnastics team competed in the first of two meets in the state of Michigan this week, falling to Western Michigan, 191.300-189.650 in a dual meet Friday night in Kalamazoo.

The Cal gymnasts had individual successes, with Bears earning the top scores in half the events. Sophomore Avery Gee earned a 9.775 for her floor performance, tying for the high mark in the event. Junior Sophia Hocini had the top score on the beam, earning a 9.700. Hocini also earned a 9.700 on the bars, placing her second in that event. Hocini's top score of the meet was a 9.725 on the vault, the second highest score in the event. Hocini scored a 38.825 in the all-around, tying her for the top score. Hocini also had the top all-around score in last weekend's meet against Arizona, giving her back-to-back all-around victories. Avery Gee was fourth with a 38.100.

The Bears edged Western Michigan on the bars, posting a season-high mark of 47.550 for the event. Western Michigan topped the Bears in the other four events.

The Bears will be back in action on Sunday, March 8 at 11 a.m. in Lansing, Michigan when they take on Michigan State and Ball State. Live stats will be available for that meet.

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