This Week in Pac-10 Women's Gymnastics
Feb. 10, 2010
Friday, February 12
No. 21 ARIZONA at No. 7 OREGON STATE, 7 p.m. PT
Saturday, February 13
No. 25 ARIZONA STATE at No. 24 WASHINGTON, 2 p.m. PT
Sunday, February 14
No. 8 STANFORD at No. 5 UCLA, 2 p.m. PT
All times are local to site
Rankings from GymInfo as of Feb. 8
The Wildcats fell to No. 5 UCLA ,196.725-193.8, snapping a modest two-match winning streak. Led by SR Sarah Tomczyk’s score of 9.975 on the floor, the Gym Cats turned in their best team floor performance of the season totaling, a score of 49.025. SO Britnie Jones ranks fourth in the Pac-10 on the beam with a score of 9.815.
The Sun Devils enter the top 25 this week for the first time this season after scoring a season-high 195.7 against No. 4 Utah (196.475). Competing for the first time in the all-around, SO Stephanie Hangartner earned a score of 39.1, compiling career-bests on vault (9.8), beam (9.75) and floor (9.8).
Closing out the home portion of the 2010 season, the Golden Bears were defeated by then-No. 5 Oregon State, 196.375-190.1. Against the Beavers, the top event for Cal was the floor as FR Mariesah Pierce and FR Madisyn O’Brien each posted career-highs of 9.8 and 9.625, respectively. FR Arla Rosenzweig also scored a personal best, earning a 9.675 on the vault.
JR Becky Colvin earned her first-career Pac-10 Special Performance of the Week honor after winning the individual vault title with a score of 9.925, as the Beavers improved to 8-0 by defeating California, 196.375-190.1. Colvin also added a career best on the floor with a 9.85. Nationally, Rodriguez ranks eighth on the vault (9.875) and seventh on the floor (9.890). OSU has two of the top ranked gymnasts on bars with SO Leslie Mak (9.925) ranking first and SR Laura-Ann Chong ranking ninth (9.875).
FR Ashley Morgan earned her first-career Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week honor after earning her first-collegiate victories, including her debut all-around, to lead the Cardinal to a quad-meet victory. She won the vault (9.875) and the beam (9.875), and was second on the floor (9.9). SR Carly Janiga continues to be one of the top performers on the bars in the nation, ranking sixth with an average score 9.885.
Against Arizona, the Bruins posted a season-high 196.725 to defeat Arizona (193.8) in the desert. SO Vanessa Zamarripa won the all-around with a career-high 39.675, capturing the title on bars with a career-high 9.95 and season-high on floor with a 9.9. SR Anna Li ranks second in the NCAA on bars with an average score of 9.917. SO Eylse Hopfner-Hibbs leads the nation on the floor, averaging a 9.919, and also ranks seventh in the all-around with an average of 39.375.
The Huskies (194.075) picked up their first two victories of the season defeating Sacramento State (193.225) and San Jose State (192.8) in a quad-meet, but fell to No. 8 Stanford (196.65). SO Hatsune Akaogi tied a career high, landing a 9.8 on vault. For the sixth-straight week, the Huskies will face a team that is ranked in the top 25.
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