Gustavus gymnastics specialist Sam Ardy (So., Thousand Oaks, Calif.) had a career performance on at the Blugold Invitational on March 3. She led the Golden Gusties on both vault and uneven bars and was the second-highest score on the balance beam. Ardy tied for first on bars with a score of 9.475. She had a career high on vault after throwing a new skill and placing second with a season-high 9.55. On the balance beam, Ardy placed sixth with a 9.425. She helped lead the Gusties to the second-highest team score of the season and third-highest team score in program history.
The Gustavus gymnastics team took third at the Blugold Invite Friday, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Gusties posted a team score of 184.750, which is third best in school history, while host UW-Eau Claire won the meet at 186.300 – UW-Stout took second at 185.175.
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).
The Gustavus gymnastics team 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.
The Gustavus gymnastics team competed in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet Friday against the University of Wisconsin-Stout and came out on the short side of a 185.350-183.000 decision. Alex Kopp (Sr., Wayzata, Minn.) and Amanda Malo (So., Greenwood, Minn.) highlighted the Gusties performance with a pair of first place finishes. Koop took first on the vault with a score of 9.500, while Malo took first in the all-around at 36.700. The all-around first place finish is the first of Malo’s young career.
The Gustavus gymnastics team returns to the friendly confines of the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio tonight for a 6:30 p.m. Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet against the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Tonight's meet is designated as Parents Night, as all parents of Gustie gymnasts will be recognized. Gustavus enters the meet 2-6 overall and 2-2 in the WIAC, while UW-Stout is 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the league.
For the second straight meet, the Gustavus gymnastics team posted the second highest team score in program history, totaling 186.275 Friday in a triad against Division I programs Iowa State and Illinois State. Iowa State won the meet with a 195.025, while Illinois State took second at 192.700.
The Gustavus gymnastics team travels to Ames, Iowa today to take part in a triad against Division I schools Iowa State and Illinois State. The three-team meet begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Coliseum on the campus of Iowa State.
In front of a packed house at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio Friday night, the Gustavus gymnastics team defeated Hamline 184.600-184.350 in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet, posting the second highest team score in program history.
The Gustavus gymnastics team is set to host Hamline University at 7 p.m. tonight in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference dual meet. The Gusties enter with a 1-4 overall record and 1-2 mark in WIAC duals, while the Pipers are 1-4 overall and 1-1 in league dual meets.