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The Gustavus gymnastics team took eighth place at the WIAC Championships/NCGA Regional on Friday evening with a season-high score of 184.475, which is also the second highest team score in program history. The conference championship also proved to be a memorable night for the Gusties with five individual career-highs, six season-highs, and two program records.
The regular season for the Gustavus gymnastics team ended on a high note Saturday, as it tallied the second best team score in program history at the Best of Minnesota Meet, hosted by the University of Minnesota. The Gusties tied for third place out of four teams with a season-high score of 184.300. The host Gophers took first with a score of 196.200, while Winona State took second at 184.825, and Hamline tied the Gusties at 184.300.
After posting steady team scores between 178-180 in its last three meets, the Gustavus gymnastics team broke out Sunday for a 183.400-181.725 victory over Hamline University, tying the third highest team score in program history. The Gusties posted season-high scores on the bars (44.875), beam (46.275) and floor (46.075) to improve to 2-4 in WIAC dual meets this season.
The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a dual meet at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on Friday evening by the score of 179.475-188.250. The loss drops to the Gusties to 1-4 in WIAC dual meets this season, while the Eagles improve to a league-leading 4-0.
The Gustavus gymnastics team dropped a WIAC dual meet 189.100-178.750 to UW-Whitewater on Saturday evening. The loss moves the Gusties to 1-3 in dual meets, while the Warhawks improve to 2-1.
In a sport that involves so much scoring, its hard to imagine losing by five one-hundredths of point, but the Gustavus gymnastics team came out on the short end of a 179.675-179.625 decision Friday evening against the University of Wisconsin-Stout, moving to 1-2 in WIAC dual meets this season.
The Gustavus gymnastics team defeated Winona State 180.775-180.200 on Tuesday night, marking its first victory since 2013 and its highest score since 2004 when the Gusties totaled 187.425 at the NCGA Nationals. For the second meet in a row, Alex Kopp (Jr., Wayzata, Minn.) won the all-around as she scored a 37.150. Kopp took first place in three of four events, scoring a 9.550 on the vault, 9.425 on the balance beam, and a 9.475 on the floor.
The Gustavus gymnastics team started its 2016 season with an extremely slim loss to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on Saturday afternoon by the score of 176.975-176.250.
It is the beginning of a new season and with the fresh start the Gustavus gymnastics team has its eyes set on making big strides forward. The Gusties know they can’t affect the scoring of their opponents in a competitive Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, so they plan on keeping the focus on themselves to improve every day.
Alex Kopp performs on the bars in Friday night's dual loss to Hamline. Photo courtesy of CJ Siewert - Sport PiX. St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus Adolphus gymnastics team suffered a narrow loss to Hamline University in its home-opener on Friday night at the Sponberg Gymnastics Studio. The Gusties improved nearly two full points […]