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Road Meet at No. 16 Cal Awaits No. 14 Gym Devils on Sunday

Feb 11, 2021

ASU Meet Notes

TEMPE, Ariz. – Coming off of the best team score since 2006, another top-20 matchup is set for this weekend as No. 14 Sun Devil Gymnastics will travel to Berkeley to take on No. 16 Cal on Sunday at 3 p.m. MST.
Sun Devil Outlook
No. 14 Arizona State (2-3)

  • Last Saturday, the Gym Devils put up a 197.150 against the Utes for a second-place finish. That team score is the 14th-highest in program history and the biggest since 2006.
  • All four events are ranked in the top 25 for Arizona State. Bars is No. 6, vault is No. 14, beam is No. 23 and floor is No. 23. ASU jumped up six spots on vault after scoring a 49.350, the highest vault score since 2006. The Sun Devils have been ranked in the top 10 on bars all season.
  • Sarah Clark was named the Pac-12 Freshman/Newcomer of the Week for the second time this season. Against Utah, she scored a 9.900 on bars, tying her career high. She also earned a new career best on floor with a 9.875 and led the team on beam with a 9.850.
  • Sophomore Hannah Scharf continues to be a strong presence for the Gym Devils. She has three all-around titles to her name this season. Last week, she scored a 49.475 in the all-around and earned a new career high on floor with a 9.925.
  • Senior Cairo Leonard-Baker had her best meet of the season against the Utes, scoring season highs on vault (9.900), bars (9.875) and floor (9.900). Her vault score tied a personal best as well. In the past three meets, she has not scored below a 9.800.
  • Sophomore Juliette Boyer continued her success on bars for Arizona State, taking home the bars title and a career high for herself and her team on bars this season with a score of 9.925. She has yet to score below a 9.800 on that event.

Opponent Outlook
No. 16 Cal (2-0)

  • The Bears have competed in just two meets so far this season, winning both. Their season-high score is a 196.075, which they earned against Arizona last weekend.
  • Cal is ranked in the top 25 in all four events, the highest ranking being No. 16 on vault.
  • Naveah DeSouza and Kyana George have competed in the all-around in both meets so far, ranking No. 17 and No. 20, respectively on Road to Nationals. DeSouza won the all-around title last week, her first all-around win.
  • Last season, ASU took down No. 10 Cal in Tempe by .050. The Gym Devils have won two of the last three matchups and lead the all-time series 35-7.

How to Watch
Arizona State will travel to Cal Berkeley this Sunday at 3 p.m. MST which will be streamed on the Pac-12 Networks. Live scoring will also be available as well as updates on Twitter (@SunDevilGym) and Instagram (@sundevilgymnastics).