SCHEDULE/RESULTS WEEK #3
Monday, January 26
Friday, January 30
Saturday, January 31
Sunday, February 1
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WAC TEAM-BY-TEAM NOTES
The Broncos set a new season-high team score in overall scoring, surpassing their Jan. 2 meet total of 193.70 ... not only did the team reach a new overall high, they improved their vault, beam and floor season-highs ... on vault the team outdid their previous best score by .10, scoring a 48.475. On beam the team improved .175, scoring a 48.350 while also showing their best improvement on floor, scoring a 48.675 to better their season-high by .225 on the event.
Fullerton’s 193.875 against No. 2 UCLA marked a season high and better than a two-point improvement from its season-opening score of 191.825 ... Fullerton’s 49.000 on vault was a season best and missed the school record on the event by .050 set back in 2001 at Oregon State ... the 48.375 on bars tied a season high while the beam score of 48.525 was also a season high ... Fullerton’s team score was its highest since scoring a 193.950 at California in a quad meet.
Sacramento State improved its team score for the second straight week ... the Hornets are now ranked 31st nationally with an average of 193.142 ... the team will hold its home opener on Friday, Jan. 30, against Illinois State ... this will be just the second all-time meeting between the two schools ... the team defeated ISU at the 2000 National Invitational Tournament ... the Hornets could possibly add Alycia Chan back to the lineup this week.
Lily Swann placed second on the vault with a career-best 9.850 ... San Jose State scored its fourth-best team vault score in school history with a 48.900 ... the Spartans tied for the fourth-best team score on bars with a 48.925 ... season-best 193.700 team score and the 31st best in school history.
Southern Utah bounced back from a season-opening 190.450 at CS-Fullerton to cruise to an easy win over Sacramento State 195-250-193.900 at home on Friday night ... the victory draws the T-Birds even on the year at 1-1 overall and 1-1 in conference ... SUU scored the fifth-best team total in school history with a score of 48.925 on vault against Sac State ... the T-Birds also defeated Utah State 194.750-191.925 on Monday evening.
Utah State head coach Jeff Richards returned to Southern Utah as the Aggies’ head coach for the first time Monday, leading USU against his alma mater and his former team, but came up short, losing 194.750-191.925 at the in Cedar City, Utah. The meet was USU’s Western Athletics Conference opener ... junior Heather Heinrich and sophomore Nicole Simoneau were USU’s event winners, as Heinrich won the vault with a 9.800 and Simoneau captured the bars title with a 9.850.
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Other Gymnast of the Week nominees included: Cal State Fullerton sophomore Alaina Baker;
Other Specialist of the Week nominees included:
This year’s Western Athletic Conference Gymnastics Championship will take place at