Tucson, Ariz.-?The Arizona gymnastics team hosted its final home meet tonight, honoring seniors Melanie Weiser, Rachelle Silberg, Danielle Hicks, and Karin Wurm.??Competing against BYU and Cal State-Fullerton, the Cats swept the meet, scoring a 196.125.?
ˇ?We came into this meet very determined to do well, because we were not happy with our last two meets.? It helped us stay focused on senior night, and once again we showed a team effortˇ± said head coach Bill Ryden.
The Cats began the night on vault, scoring a solid 48.975.? A four way tied occurred with Alexis Greene, Miranda Russell, Colleen Fisher, and Karin Wurm, all scoring a 9.800 giving them second place.
The momentum continued on bars, scoring an astounding season high of 49.275. Senior Karin Wurm earned a 9.900 as did junior Alexis Green making it not only her season high but a career high as well giving them first place.? Junior Sarah Specht followed, notching a 9.825 giving her fourth place.
On beam the Cats held on, with Junior Briana Bergeson, senior Karin Wurm, and sophomore Miranda Russell all earning a 9.825 placing them at first.? The team earned a solid 48.975.
Finally, on floor the Cats held down a 48.900 with senior Danielle Hicks taking first plae with a 9.875 and Sophomore Miranda Russell along with Wurm earning third place, both with a 9.825 respectively.
For her final meet in McKale Center, senior Karin Wurm took the all-around with a 39.350 making it her sixth win of the season.
ˇ?We are coming back from injury and really starting to gel as a team,ˇ± said Ryden.
With the regular season over, the Gymcats will continue on to compete in the Pac-10 Championships next week in Seattle, Wash.
Rotation I- UA on Vault, BYU on Bars, CSUF on Beam
UA ?C 48.975
Rotation II- UA on Bars, BYU on Beam, CSUF on Floor
UA ?C49.275 Running Score-98.250
BYU- 48.275 Running Score?97.275
CSUF- 47.350 Running Score- 94.750
Rotation III- UA on Beam, BYU on Floor, CSUF on Vault
UA ?C? 48.975Running Score 147.225
BYU ?C 48.675Running Score 145.950
CSUF- 48.725 Running Score- 143.475
Rotation IV- UA on Floor, BYU on Vault, CSUF on Bars
UA?C48.900 Running Score 196.125
BYU ?C 48.275 Running Score 194.225
CSUF-?47.925 Running Score 191.400