Gymnastics Travels To UW-Eau Claire Friday For Blugold Invite

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 by

ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus gymnastics team is set for a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference invite at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The Blugold Invite features the host Blugolds, Gustavus, and UW-Stout. Gustavus enters the meet with a 2-10 overall record and 2-3 mark in the WIAC, while UW-Eau Claire is 2-11 (1-4 WIAC), and UW-Stout is 3-5 (2-2 WIAC).

For more information on Gustavus gymnastics, please view the meet notes here.





Last time out: The Gusties competed in the Best of Minnesota meet Sunday, hosted by the University of Minnesota, and took fourth place with a total of 184.550. The annual meet features all four collegiate gymnastics teams in the state of Minnesota. Gustavus set a school record on the bars, scoring 47.025, which proved to be the best event of the day. The Gusties scored 46.900 on vault, 46.050 on floor, and 44.575 on beam. Samantha Ardy (So., Thousand Oaks, Calif.) led the way on the bars, scoring a season-high 9.550. Lauren Kershner (Sr., Marine, Ill.) and Veronica Vasina (So., Arvada, Colo.) were next in line with identical scores of 9.400. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) paced the Gusties on the vault and floor with totals of 9.625 and 9.600, respectively. Kershner led the team on the beam with a 9.550 and posted the Gusties’ top all-around score at 37.400.


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