Bears Host #14 Arizona State on Sunday Afternoon
BERKELEY - California women's gymnastics returns to Haas Pavilion for their Pac-12 opener as they take on No. 14 Arizona State in a battle of top-20 teams.
The Bears are coming off back-to-back decisive wins in the first two weeks of the season as they took down Air Force and No. 21 Arizona in the first two weeks. The Bears improved their score in their second appearance upping their season-high score to 196.075.
Nevaeh DeSouza matched her freshman season total of three wins with a three-win meet at Arizona as she won vault with a 9.925. She also tallied a 9.825 on bars and won her first career all-around competition with a 39.300 score.
Freshman Andi Li earned two event wins in her second competitive meet as she claimed the crown on the bars and beam, tying DeSouza and Maya Bordas for the bars title.
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Sunday's meet vs. Arizona State will be streamed on the Pac-12 Now app. Cal will offer a live stream featuring in-meet footage from the videoboard.
Links to live stats for the meet can be accessed on the Cal Women's Gymnastics schedule page on CalBears.com. Follow @CalWGym on Twitter and Instagram for scoring updates, behind-the-scenes photos and videos and the latest information, and like Facebook.com/CalWGym for more on the Bears.
NUMBERS TO KNOW
8 - The Bears are the No. 8 team in the preseason WGCA poll, it is tied for the best-ever preseason mark in school history, with the 2019 squad. Cal was also picked to finish third in the Pac-12 conference, receiving a first-place vote and finishing just one point behind UCLA.
32 - Kyana George has 32 event wins in her career after recording four wins in the season opener vs. Air Force and another floor victory with a 9.90 at Arizona. She now has 77 top-three finishes in her career and 32 of the team's 88 career first-place finishes.
9.925 - Nevaeh DeSouza recorded Cal's highest score of the season as she notched a 9.925 on vault in Cal's win over No. 21 Arizona as she stuck a landing on a Yurchenko 1.5. Cal had 18 9.925 scores during the 2020 season.