Brown Compiles Career All-Around; Spartans Surpass 195

Alexis Brown, UC Davis (Photo by Wayne Tilcock)
Feb. 14, 2017

MPSF Women's Gymnastics Release 6

UC DAVIS won its fourth straight meet, scoring 194.625 in a tri-meet at Air Force, with Seattle Pacific (Feb. 11). Alexis Brown recorded an MPSF season-high all-around of 39.350, a total which ties for ninth all-time in the conference. Her total also tied for second in Aggie history, and the best all-time for a road meet. Brown won the balance beam with a career-high 9.875, while sharing titles on bars (with Rachel Kreager, 9.825) and vault (9.825). Sarah Liddle added a career-high and third-place 9.800 on bars.

SAN JOSE STATE tallied an MPSF season-high 195.200 in a home dual win over Sacramento State (Feb. 10), also tying the 16th-highest in Spartan history. Katie Won posted her second straight all-around win (39.075). She recorded a pair of 9.80’s on floor and bars, placing second on the latter. Taylor Chan and Stephanie Relova tied for first on beam (9.85), while Chan added a floor title with a conference season-high tying 9.875. It was also Relova’s first collegiate win. The beam squad compiled 49.025, fourth-highest in school history and tied for 14th all-time in the MPSF. The Spartan floor team also reached 49.

SACRAMENTO STATE scored 193.900 in the dual at San Jose State. Lauren Rice accumulated a second-place 39.000 in her all-around season debut. She scored a winning 9.825 on bars, and shared second-place on vault with Alexis Belkoff and Julia Konner on vault (9.75). Caitlin Soliwoda won vault (9.775). Konner and Jennifer Brenner tied for second on floor (9.825).

AIR FORCE recorded its fourth-highest score in the 11-year Doug Day era, compiling 194.500 to finish second in a home tri-meet with UC Davis and Seattle Pacific (Feb. 11). The Falcon total marked the first time since 2014 the team reached 194. Casey Bell scored a career-high 9.85 to win floor. Anna Salamone posted a career-high 9.750 on uneven bars. Kara Witgen placed second all-around with a career-high (39.125), highlighted by a second-place tie on floor (season-best 9.825).

SEATTLE PACIFIC surpassed 190 for the third straight meet, compiling 190.400 in a tri-meet at Air Force, with UC Davis. Ariana Harger shared the vault title (9.825), taking first-place on the event for the third straight week en route to a fourth-place all-around.

ALASKA-ANCHORAGE recorded a season-high 190.900 in a dual at Sacramento State (Feb. 3). The Seawolves tallied a 48.450 on beam, seventh-best in program history. Kendra Daniels tied her career-high and fifth best balance beam in school history, sharing the event win (9.825). She also had her first-ever counting floor routine, posting 9.725. Morgan Ross collected a career-high second-place all-around (38.325), tying for third on vault along the way (9.75).