Ardy, Malo Named WIAC Gymnasts of the Week

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by

MADISON, Wis. – Gustavus senior student-athletes Amanda Malo (Greenwood, Minn.) and Samantha Ardy (Thousand Oaks, Calif.) have been named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Gymnastics Athletes of the Week. Malo is the Specialist of the Week and Ardy is the All-Around Gymnast of the Week.

Malo was a huge contributor to the Golden Gusties during a double meet week. In a dual meet against Winona State on Jan. 22, Malo helped lead the Gusties to victory. She won the floor exercise (9.400), placed second on the uneven bars (9.250), and placed second on the balance beam (9.025). At the UW-Whitewater Triangular on Jan. 26, she posted a season-high score to claim her first victory on the uneven bars. Additionally, she placed sixth on vault with a team high 9.250, and sixth on the floor exercise with a team-high 9.450. Malo’s efforts helped the Gusties to their highest team score of the week.

Ardy led the Golden Gusties in a double meet week. In a dual against Winona State on Jan. 22, she placed first on two events. She won the uneven bars with a then season-high 9.350 and won the balance beam with a season-high score of 9.125. She helped Gustavus edge out Winona State for a dual-meet victory. On Jan. 26, in a triangular against UW-Whitewater and Winona State, Ardy led the Gusties winning the all-around competition with a career-high 37.425. Ardy placed seventh on vault with a 9.225, second on the uneven bars with a 9.425, fifth on the balance beam with a 9.425, and eighth on the floor exercise with a 9.350. Her uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise scores are all season-highs. Ardy’s effort helped the Gusties to the highest team total of the week.

 

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