Women’s Gymnastics To Compete At WIAC Championships

Posted on March 4th, 2009 by

Laura Hansen is the top performer on beam and uneven bars.

Laura Hansen is the top performer on beam and uneven bars.


Christine Askham is the top performer on floor exercise and is the lone competitor in the all-around.

Christine Askham is the top performer on floor exercise and is the lone competitor in the all-around.


Aryn Bell is the top performer on vault.

Aryn Bell is the top performer on vault.

The Gustavus women’s gymnastics team will take part in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Friday at 6:00 pm at Winona State University. The top three team finishers at the conference meet qualify for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships which will take place March 20-21 at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The Gusties enter the meet with an average team score of 175.181 through eight meets. Gustavus’ top score of the season is 179.925 at the Best of Minnesota Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. Coach Kris Glidden’s squad has dual meet wins over UW-Eau Claire, UW-Oshkosh, and UW-Stout all of whom will be at the WIAC Championships. Eight teams will take part in the meet including Gustavus, Hamline, UW-Eau Claire, UW-La Crosse, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout, UW-Whitewater, and Winona State.

Key contributors for the Gusties in each event this season have been:

Vault
Aryn Bell (Season high of 9.475)
Jennifer Berglund (Season high of 9.450)
Breann Moore (Season high of 9.300)
Jess Dolan (Season high of 9.125)

Uneven Parallel Bars
Laura Hansen (Season high of 9.400)
Christine Askham (Season high of 9.150)

Balance Beam
Laura Hansen (Season high of 9.650)
Meghan Johnson (Season high of 9.300)
Jaime Tsurusaki (Season high of 9.175)
Julia Kruchoski (Season high of 9.150)

Floor Exercise
Christine Askham (Season high of 9.400)
Catherine Osterhaus (Season high of 9.350)
Jess Dolan (Season high of 9.300)
Jennifer Berglund (Season high of 9.100)

WIAC Championships Website

 

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