Entries tagged with ‘Gymnastics’
Gustavus gymnasts Christine Askham, Aryn Bell, Jess Dolan, Laura Hansen, and Meghan Johnson saw their 2009 seasons come to an end after competing at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships hosted by Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. on Friday night.
A live webcast is available for the 2009 NCGA Gymnastics Championships hosted by Hamline University on March 20-21. Five Gustavus gymnasts will be participating in the national meet including Christine Askham in the all-around, Aryn Bell on the vault, Jess Dolan on the floor exercise, and Laura Hansen and Meghan Johnson on the balance beam. Individual cameras will be broadcasting from each apparatus so each gymnast's performance can be viewed.
Five Gustavus gymnasts have been selected to participate in the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships March 20-21 at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. The group consists entirely of seniors as Christine Askham qualified in the all-around competition, Aryn Bell qualified on vault, Jess Dolan qualified on floor exercise, and Laura Hansen and Meghan Johnson qualified on balance beam.
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.
In the last dual meet of the season, the Gustavus women's gymnastics team defeated UW-Eau Claire 178.225 to 175.725 on Friday night in Eau Claire, Wis. The Gusties trailed by 0.3 points after vault and balance beam, but outscored the Blugolds by more than one point on balance beam and floor exercise to come away with the win. Seniors Laura Hansen and Christine Askham won event titles on the balance beam and the floor exercise, respectively, while sharing the uneven bars title.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team put on a show in front of an enthusiastic crowd as it defeated UW-Stout 179.750 to 178.745 in the last home dual meet of the season on Thursday night in the Lund Center Forum. The Gusties posted season-best scores of 45.950 on the floor exercise and 43.775 on the uneven bars. Laura Hansen (Sr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.) scored 9.400 on the uneven bars to capture first place on the apparatus.
Gustavus Adolphus senior gymnast Laura Hansen (Inver Grove Heights, Minn./Simley) was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Gymnastics Specialist of the Week for the week ending February 15, 2009. Hansen turned in scores of 9.650 on the balance beam and 9.200 on the uneven parallel bars at the Best of Minnesota meet in Minneapolis on February 14.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team overcame a 0.925 point deficit in the final rotation to defeat host UW-Oshkosh 172.825-172.775 on Saturday afternoon. The Gusties posted a score of 43.575 on the balance beam as seniors Laura Hansen, Meghan Johnson, and Jaime Tsurusaki recorded scores over 9.0 to overtake the Titans. Tsurusaki registered the highest score of the day after earning 9.150 on the beam.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team posted a score of 171.625 to finish third at the John Zuerlein Invitational in Menomonie, Wis. on Friday night. Host UW-Stout and UW-Oshkosh tied for first place with team scores of 175.575. Seniors Aryn Bell and Laura Hansen turned in the top individual performances for the Gusties as Bell took second in the vault with a score of 9.325 and Hansen posted a score of 9.100 on the uneven bars for second place.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team scored a season-best 174.450, but it was not enough to defeat UW-La Crosse, which scored 179.850 and won all four events, in a dual meet on Saturday at the Lund Center Forum. The Gusties were led by Laura Hansen (Sr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.), who won the uneven parallel bars by 0.400 with a career-high score of 9.375.