The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a dual meet to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Friday night in Eau Claire by the score of 172.575 to 179.950. Dani Thibodeau paced the Gusties with a 3rd place finish in the All-Around with a total of 35.250.
Samantha Opsahl shattered her career best scores on both the balance beam (9.325) and floor exercise (9.300) on Thursday night at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio, but it wasn't enough to help the Gusties defeat UW-Stout in a dual meet in St. Peter, Minn. The Blue Devils posted a team score of 178.750, while the Gusties registered a team total of 173.400.
The Gustavus gymnastics team posted a score of 175.525 to finish fourth out of four teams at the Best of Minnesota meet hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on Saturday evening. The Gusties were led by Danielle Thibodeau who finished sixth in the All-Around with a score of 36.025.
The Gustavus gymnastics team posted a season high team score of 178.075 at the Gershon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse on Friday evening. Individually, Danielle Thibodeau finished fourth in the all-around with a career high score of 36.450.
The Gustavus gymnastics team posted its best team score of the season Saturday afternoon, but finished third out of three teams in the Gustie Triangular. UW-La Crosse won the meet with a team score of 180.950, while the Hamline Pipers took second with 176.325. The host Gusties rounded out the competition with a mark of 171.650.
Gustavus gymnast Danielle Thibodeau turned in a strong performance for the Gustie gymnastics team at UW-Oshkosh on Saturday as the Gusties posted a team score of 163.675 to finish third out of three teams. Thibodeau finished third in the All-Around competition with a total of 34.525.
With the wintry and blustery conditions of Minnesota and Gustavus all but forgotten, the Gustavus Gymnastics Team traveled to the hot and humid island of Barbados for a weeklong training trip at the end of December through the beginning of January combining education and service with its training.
The Gustavus gymnastics team came up short in its season opening dual meet against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater by the score of 179.375 to 163.925 in St. Peter on Saturday evening. The Gusties were led by sophomore Danielle Thibodeau who finished second in the all-around with a total of 33.275.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Kelly Mathewson and first year Danielle Thibodeau returned home from competition at the 2010 NCGA Championships held in Blake Arena on the campus of Sprinfield College in Springfield, Mass. on March 26-27.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Kelly Mathewson and first year gymnast Danielle Thibodeau have qualified and are set to compete at the 2010 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships hosted by Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on March 26-27.