U women gymnasts win meet, plus all-around, two events

  • Article by: NEWS SERVICES
  • Updated: January 20, 2013 - 12:31 AM

The 11th-ranked Gophers women's gymnastics team staged a dramatic rally to finish first in a four-team meet at Penn State on Saturday evening.

The Gophers (4-0) finished with a team total of 195.525. Kent State took second place (195.450), followed by Penn State (194.300) and Towson 192.175.

Kayla Slechta won the vault (9.925), while teammates Lindsay Mable and Kylie Schermann tied for first in floor exercise (9.875). Mable also won the all-around title (39.325).

The Gophers, last after their first rotation, won with a strong finish on the vault.

• The U men's team took fourth in the six-team Windy City Invitational in Chicago with a score of 425.75 Their best performances were two fourth-place finishers, Sean Bauer (15.2) in floor exercise and Harris Coleman (15.0) in pommel horse.

U women romp

The Gophers women won six events Saturday in the Jack Johnson Classic at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse to easily take first in the two-day event. The Gophers finished with 203 points. North Dakota State had 135 and Western Michigan 128.

Todea-Kay Willis, who won the long jump the day before, won the 60-meter dash in 7.50 seconds, a personal record. Alena Brooks won the 600 meters (1:31.49) and ran on the winning 4x400 relay (3:47.48).

Other winners for the Gophers were Bria Halama in the triple jump (39-3¼), Laura Docherty in the mile (4:53.08), and Christina DeLakis in the shot put (49-9¾).

"I was really pleased about this weekend," said Matt Bingle, director of track and field/cross-country. "Everyone competed well, and there were PRs across the board. But we can't be satisfied. Everyone has plenty of things to fix going forward. We need to keep having a good attitude and working hard."

• On the men's side, the Gophers easily won the eight-team meet with 236.50 points. They won 11 individual events and had 1-2 finishes in two of them. John Simons won the mile (4:08.74), 52-hundreths of a second ahead of Bobby Nichols. Mark Jennings won the shot put (57-10 1/2), Emmanuel Onyia was second (57-5¾).

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Team Irvin 7:15 PM
Team Carter
Miami 48 3rd Qtr
Chicago 38
Oklahoma City 2:30 PM
Cleveland
Dallas 5:00 PM
New Orleans
Indiana 5:00 PM
Orlando
LA Clippers 5:00 PM
Phoenix
Minnesota 5:00 PM
Atlanta
Detroit 6:00 PM
Toronto
Milwaukee 6:00 PM
San Antonio
Boston 7:00 PM
Golden State
Washington 7:00 PM
Denver
Houston 8:30 PM
LA Lakers
Team Toews 4:00 PM
Team Foligno
South Florida 53 FINAL
Connecticut 66
Boston College 26 2nd Half
Georgia Tech 24
Virginia 30 2nd Half
Virginia Tech 27
Indiana 19 1st Half 8:15
Ohio State 25
Stony Brook 1:00 PM
Binghamton
Cincinnati 1:00 PM
UCF
Maine 1:00 PM
Hartford
Monmouth 2 1st Half 17:49
Manhattan 6
Fairfield 1:00 PM
Marist
Rowan 1:00 PM
Princeton
St Bonaventure 1:00 PM
Rhode Island
Duke 1:00 PM
St Johns
Saint Peters 3 1st Half 18:04
Siena 2
Drake 1:00 PM
Wichita State
Vermont 1:00 PM
UMass Lowell
Seton Hall 2:00 PM
Butler
NJIT 2:05 PM
South Alabama
Northern Iowa 3:00 PM
Illinois State
Louisville 3:00 PM
Pittsburgh
UMBC 3:30 PM
Albany
Niagara 3:30 PM
Iona
Notre Dame 5:30 PM
NC State
Belmont 5:30 PM
Tennessee St
Creighton 6:00 PM
Villanova
Northwestern 6:30 PM
Maryland
Washington 7:30 PM
Utah
Senior-North 34 FINAL
Senior-South 13
Seton Hall 99 FINAL
Georgetown 85
St Johns 69 FINAL
Villanova 81
Arkansas 53 2nd Half 1:13
Florida 62
Maine 32 2nd Half 19:26
UMBC 20
Vanderbilt 32 2nd Half 19:22
Alabama 24
Lafayette 25 2nd Half
Lehigh 28
UCF 1:00 PM
SMU
James Madison 1:00 PM
Coll of Charleston
Delaware 1:00 PM
Drexel
Hofstra 1:00 PM
William & Mary
Hartford 1:00 PM
Albany
Binghamton 1:00 PM
Stony Brook
Towson 1:00 PM
UNC-Wilmington
Georgia Tech 1:00 PM
Virginia
Iona 1:00 PM
Canisius
Fairfield 1:00 PM
Monmouth
Northwestern 1:00 PM
Penn State
Ohio State 1:00 PM
Purdue
Utah 0 1st Half 20:00
Washington 0
Wake Forest 0 1st Half 20:00
(17) Florida State 0
(22) Georgia 0 1st Half 20:00
(5) Tennessee 0
Drake 7 1st Half 18:36
Evansville 2
Wisconsin 0 1st Half 17:56
Michigan State 3
Northern Iowa 1:05 PM
Indiana State
Butler 1:30 PM
Xavier
Creighton 2:00 PM
Marquette
Providence 2:00 PM
DePaul
Northeastern 2:00 PM
Elon
(2) Connecticut 2:00 PM
Cincinnati
Oregon 2:00 PM
Arizona
Bradley 2:00 PM
Loyola-Chicago
NC State 2:00 PM
(23) Syracuse
(7) Maryland 2:00 PM
Indiana
Illinois State 2:05 PM
Missouri State
Colorado 3:00 PM
Washington St
Tulane 3:00 PM
South Florida
(14) Kentucky 3:00 PM
Missouri
(9) Oregon State 3:00 PM
(13) Arizona State
Vermont 3:30 PM
UMass Lowell
Iowa State 3:30 PM
(8) Texas
Southern Ill 3:45 PM
Wichita State
(15) Duke 4:00 PM
(12) North Carolina
Miami-Florida 4:00 PM
(4) Louisville
(21) Minnesota 4:15 PM
(25) Rutgers
California 5:00 PM
UCLA
(11) Stanford 7:00 PM
USC
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Do you favor the plan for expanded athletic facilities at the U of M?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close