Wurm, a 5-4 native of
“She went four-for-four, so you can’t ask for anything more,” head coach Bill Ryden said of Wurm, who made her debut at the NCAA Championships. “She did
Taylor, a 5-2 native of
“Aubrey had a great bar routine, but she took a step, which is the difference between a 9.8 and going to the finals,” Ryden said of Taylor, who also made her debut at the NCAA Championships.
“Karin and Aubrey came here and hit five great routines,” Ryden added. “They represented the program well. I’m proud of each of them.”
Wurm and Taylor became the first Wildcats to compete at the NCAA Championships since Monica Bisordi and Andi McCabe represented the program in 2004.
“Both of them learned quite a bit,” Ryden commented on Wurm and Taylor. “It was a good learning experience for both of them. Both are in good spirits, but they are so competitive that they are not satisfied with what they did. They both want to get back in the gym and start working for next year. We hope to have the whole team here next year.”