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20070227 GymCat Corner: Jamie's Blog(1)
Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
Release: 02/27/2007
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<P><FONT face=Arial size=2><EM>Senior Jamie Holton has won a share of the floor title in each of the last two meets, against Stanford and Arizona State. The 5-5 native of Phoenix, Ariz., currently boasts a team-best 9.820 average on floor.</EM></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT face=Arial size=2>Hello GymCat fans:</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial></FONT></FONT> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial>Our last home meet was a very big one for us since it was against our in-state rival ASU.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We had yet another amazing week of practice going into the meet, and so we felt confident about our chances to not only win, but to get a great score as well.</FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>We started the meet with a great rotation on vault.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We had a new order on vault yet again since we have so many great vaulters on our team.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We were topped by Bree&rsquo;s amazing vault that I think was one of her best this year.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>She ended up winning with a 9.875, and we had a great team score of 49.025.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We then went to bars and the bar competitors decided to give Bill a little scare during one-touch warm-up.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We started with a fall, but our determination let us finish the event 5-for-5, so we didn&rsquo;t have to count a fall.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Sarah was last in the line-up, and had some extra pressure on her because of the early fall, but she did amazing in the clutch by scoring a new career high score of 9.75.</FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"></SPAN>Beam unfortunately wasn&rsquo;t so lucky.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We had 4 great routines and 2 not so great routines.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Beamer had the team high of 9.8, notching her 3<SUP>rd</SUP> place.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Danielle got a 9.775 with an amazing routine after some problems with her mount.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>She actually had to changer her routine around because of that, and I&rsquo;m convinced that she is probably one of the only people who could pull it off and make it look like nothing had happened out of the ordinary.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>That is probably a good reason why she is ranked 10<SUP>th</SUP> in the nation on beam.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"></SPAN></FONT></FONT> </P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"></SPAN></FONT></FONT><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial>After a pep-talk from Bill, we went to floor with a renewed focus of showing everyone what Arizona Gymnastics is all about.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>After some small landing deductions on our first 2 routines, the last four girls on floor all scored above 9.8.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>There was actually a three-way tie for first place on floor between me, Karin, and Cassandra Jusino of ASU.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT size=2><FONT face=Arial><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"></SPAN>Even though we won the meet with a 195.000, we went into the meet wanting something much bigger.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We know that we are passed the halfway point of the season, and that it is now time to turn up the intensity.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>We have some big competitions coming up, with three out of our last four regular-season meets being on the road.<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>This will only help our focus and determination going into the postseason!<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN>Make sure to catch the last regular-season home meet on March 16<SUP>th</SUP>, as it will be senior night for me and Aubrey!<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Wingdings; mso-ascii-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-hansi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-char-type: symbol; mso-symbol-font-family: Wingdings"><SPAN style="mso-char-type: symbol; mso-symbol-font-family: Wingdings">J</SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></FONT></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p><FONT face=Arial size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%"><FONT face=Arial size=2>Until then, Bear Down and go GymCats!</FONT></P> <P> </P>
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