March 24, 2008
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AIR FORCE (2-16) did not compete last week. The Falcons compete against Denver on Monday, March 24.
ALASKA ANCHORAGE (4-10) did not compete last week. The Seawolves will next compete at the MPSF Championships on Friday, March 28.
SEATTLE PACIFIC (2-14) scored a team season high with a 192.200 against the University of Washington, which totaled a 194.550. Anissa Madrid took first in the all-around competition to lead Seattle Pacific. Madrid, just a freshman, tied for second on beam with a season-high 9.775 and also beat personal records on vault (9.675) and bars (9.700) resulting in a first place finish in the all-around competition with 38.825. The Falcons' final home meet was also strengthened by Seattle Pacific senior Ashley Domres who showed consistency throughout the meet as she met her personal season-high score on beam (9.650) and placed fifth on floor (9.675). It was the last meet on the Brougham Pavilion floor for seniors Domres, Christie Chinaka, Aubrie Stavig, and Brianna Piedmonte. Overall, SPU beat their previous totals on all four events, improving most noticeably on beam and floor (48.200).
UC DAVIS (10-11) freshman Michelle Hurlock finished in a three-way tie for the individual balance beam title, scoring a 9.850 to highlight UC Davis action in a four-team women's collegiate gymnastics meet at the Pavilion Sunday evening. As a team, the Aggies scored a season-best 194.275 (second all-time in school history) to finish third in the meet. Stanford won the team race with a 197.000, while Sacramento State was second at 194.600. San Jose State finished fourth overall with a 193.900 score. Hurlock, who had previously appeared on beam only as an exhibition performer, for the beam title. Other Aggie highlights include sophomore Lida Gehlen, who matched season high with a 9.850 on uneven bars, good for a four-way tie for third place in the meet. Senior Michelle Kulovitz hit a career-high all-around score of 38.825 while freshman Stacey Nicolini eclipsed her previous four-event best with a 38.625. As a team, the Aggies scored a 48.800 on vault, second in school history; and a 48.825 on bars, fourth in school annals.
ANISSA MADRID NAMED MPSF GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
Woodland, Calif. - Anissa Madrid of Seattle Pacfic took first in the all-around competition to lead Seattle Pacific to their highest team score of the season with 192.200 in a women's gymnastics meet against cross-town rival University of Washington Friday night in Royal Brougham Pavilion. Madrid (Burien, Wa./Kennedy) tied for second on beam with a season-high 9.775 and also beat personal records on vault (9.675) and bars (9.700) resulting in a first place finish in the all-around competition with 38.825.