The Wildcats began the meet on vault, scoring a 49.150, their second-highest score in the event this season. Rachelle Silberg started the rotation with a solid 9.800 vault, while Miranda Russell followed with a 9.750. Bree Workman then earned a 9.850, as did Brittney Morgan in the fifth spot. Karin Wurm anchored the rotation, tallying a 9.900 to share seventh place.
After a bye during the third rotation,
The Wildcats moved directly to beam for the fifth rotation, totaling a 49.025 team score. Morgan recorded a solid 9.80 to begin the rotation, and was followed by Russell and Wurm who each chipped in 9.775s. Jamie Holton then stepped up and posted a 9.850, before Bergeson received a 9.825. Uncharacteristically, Danielle Hicks fell during her series, but still received a 9.325.
Wurm, who matched her career high in the all-around with a total of 39.425, narrowly missed out on a share of third place overall. Her total was 0.025 points behind the scores of UCLA’s Anna Li, ASU’s Nicole Harris and OSU’s Jamie Lanz, who each earned 39.450s. UCLA’s Tasha Schwikert won the all-around with a 39.750, while OSU Tasha Smith scored a 39.475.
The Wildcats will have a week off before hosting the South Central Region Championships on April 14 in
Co-Pac-10 Coach of the Year: Kristen Smyth, Stanford; Joanne Bowers,
Pac-10 Freshman of the Year: Carly Janiga, Stanford
Pac-10 Gymnast of the Year: Tasha Schwikert, UCLA