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Gustavus Adolphus junior Kelly Mathewson and first year gymnast Danielle Thibodeau have qualified and are set to compete at the 2010 National Collegiate Gymnastics Association (NCGA) Championships hosted by Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. on March 26-27.
The Gustavus gymnastics team wrapped up its 2009 season with a sixth place finish at the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships, which were held at Winona State University, on Friday night. The Gusties posted a team score of 179.400. UW-La Crosse won the meet with a score of 187.200. Senior Christine Askham posted the top individual finish for Gustavus as she tied for sixth place on floor exercise with a score of 9.550.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team turned in a season-best team score of 179.925 at the Best of Minnesota Meet on its way to finishing third place out of four teams. The University of Minnesota won the competition with a score of 195.075 followed by Winona State University in second at 181.675 and Hamline University in fourth at 177.375. Laura Hansen turned in the top score for the Gusties as she scored a 9.650 on the balance beam.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team will take part in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Hamline University. The top three team finishers at the conference meet qualify for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association Championships which will take place March 28-29 at Cortland State University in Cortland, New York.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team put on quite a show in front of the home crowd posting a season high team score of 176.70 and finishing first at the Gustavus Triangular. Winona State finished a close second with a score of 176.45 and UW-Eau Claire finished third at 174.925. The Gusties posted season high team event scores on the vault (45.40), the uneven bars (43.30), and the balance beam (44.625).
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team placed third at the Hamline Inviational on Friday night scoring 169.975. The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse finished first at 177.375 and host Hamline placed second at 172.825. Gustavus freshman Kelly Mathewson finished fourth in the all-around with a score of 34.50.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team finished third out of four teams at the Gershon Invitational hosted by the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse. The Gusties posted a season high team score of 172.00 which included a season vault total of 45.70.
The Gustavus women's gymnastics team edged UW-Whitewater 168.50 to 168.35 in Whitewater, Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon. Junior Brittany Moore won the vault (9.30), first year Laura Hansen won the uneven bars (8.80) and sophomore Kelsie Droogsma won the balance beam (8.80). As a team, the Gusties scored 43.875 on the vault, 40.675 on the uneven bars, 41.85 on the balance beam and 42.10 on the floor exercise.
Amanda Parker, a senior gymnast from Ames, Iowa, has been selected as one of 58 student-athletes from across the country to receive an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship of $7,500 for participation in winter sports.
Sophomore Brittany Moore finished tenth on the vault with a score of 9.375 and advanced to the vault finals at the National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships being held in La Crosse, Wisc. The finals will begin at 4:00 pm on Saturday.