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The Gustavus gymnastics team posted a season high team score of 178.075 at the Gershon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse on Friday evening. Individually, Danielle Thibodeau finished fourth in the all-around with a career high score of 36.450.
With the wintry and blustery conditions of Minnesota and Gustavus all but forgotten, the Gustavus Gymnastics Team traveled to the hot and humid island of Barbados for a weeklong training trip at the end of December through the beginning of January combining education and service with its training.
Gustavus Adolphus junior Kelly Mathewson and first year Danielle Thibodeau returned home from competition at the 2010 NCGA Championships held in Blake Arena on the campus of Sprinfield College in Springfield, Mass. on March 26-27.
The Gustavus gymnastics team registered 175.275 points to finish in seventh place at the 2010 WIAC Gymnastics Championship held Sunday afternoon on Gus Young Court in St. Peter, Minn. UW-Whitewater took home the 2010 WIAC Championship crown with 185.475 points. UW-La Crosse placed second (183.775), while Winona State University rounded out the top three in third (183.600).
The Gustavus gymnastics team suffered a narrow 173.873-173.000 loss to UW-Eau Claire on Thursday night in the Lund Center Forum on the campus of Gustavus Adolphus College. Danielle Thibodeau took first place in the all-around competition with a score of 35.700, as teammate Kelly Mathewson finished behind her in second place with a score of 35.225.
The Gustavus gymnastics team got it's first win of the season with a 172.850-170.325 victory over Hamline on Friday night in St. Paul. First year gymnast Sam Opsahl registered the only Gustavus event win of the night with a first place finish on the vault with a mark of 9.225. Danielle Thibodeau and Kelly Mathewson finished second and third in the all-around with scores of 35.625 and 35.600, respectively. Hamline's Molly Weber finished first in the all-around with a score of 36.450.
Interviews with Gustavus coaches and student-athletes have been added to the podcasts page found on the Gustavus Athletics website. Tom Wheeler sits down with coaches Jon Carlson, Jed Friedrich, and Kris Glidden, and student-athletes Carrie Gundersen, Jens Brabbit, and Kelly Mathewson, as part of the weekly Gustie Spotlight.
The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped it's opening road meet to WIAC opponent UW-Stout 173.725-169.750 on Friday night in Menomonie, Wisc. UW-Stout’s Meghan Hargens and Naomi DeLara were the top performers in the meet as they each won two events. Kelly Mathewson was the top Gustavus performer, taking second in the all-around (34.625).
First-year gymnast Danielle Thibodeau posted a 36.350 in the all-around as the Gustavus gymnastics team fell 175.200-170.625 to Winona State University Thursday night on the Lund Center Forum in St. Peter, Minn. Thibodeau led the Gusties with first place finishes on the uneven parallel bars (8.775), balance beam (9.050), and floor exercise (9.250), while finishing second on the vault (9.275).
The new look Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team is filled with a great deal of optimism as it is set to embark on the 2010 season. Kelly Mathewson will look to lead this young and inexperienced squad as the 2010 Gustavus gymnastics team returns 11 letterwinners and welcomes nine first year gymnasts to the program. The Gustavus gymnastics team will open the season with a dual meet at home against UW-Oshkosh this Saturday, January 16, at 6:00 p.m.