Gymnastics Hosts UW-La Crosse Friday in Final Home Meet

Posted on March 1st, 2019 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to host UW-La Crosse at 6:30 p.m. Friday in its final home meet of the season. The Gusties will honor their seven seniors on Senior Night – Sam Ardy (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Victoria Aycock (Buffalo, Minn.), Jamie Erdely (Phoenix, Ariz.), Jessica Gerczynski (Kiowa, Colo.), Amanda Malo (Greenwood, Minn.)Katy Trunk (North Branch, Minn.), and Veronica Vasina (Arvada, Colo.).




The Gustavus gymnastics team won its first home dual meet of the season Friday, defeating Hamline 183.725-180.325 at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio.

The Gusties scored 47.450 on floor, 46.100 on vault, 46.075 on bars (season-high), and 44.100 on beam.

Gustavus claimed first place on all but one event as Sam Ardy (Sr., Thousand Oaks, Calif.) won the vault at 9.425, bars at 9.550, and floor with a 9.600. Her all-around total of 37.375 was good for second place behind Amanda Malo’s (Sr., Greenwood, Minn.) 37.450. Malo took second on the bars at 9.425, second on the floor at 9.575, third on beam at 9.175, and fourth on vault at 9.275.

Brooke Merila (Fy., St. Michael, Minn.) was the third all-around performer for the Gusties with a total of 36.775. Merila’s top performance was on the vault with a 9.300 to place second.


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