The Gophers clinched a share of the Big Ten title in women’s gymnastics on Saturday by winning a quadrangular meet in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Led by sophomore Lindsay Mable, who tied for first in the all-around with a score of 39.600, the Gophers totaled 196.700. Penn State edged the Wolverines for second, 196.475 to 196.025. Iowa was fourth with 194.750.
The results meant No. 13 Minnesota finished 19-2 overall and 6-1 in the Big Ten, tied with Nebraska. No. 7 Michigan finished in a tie for third with Penn State at 5-2 after tying with the Gophers for the conference title a year ago.
Mable won on the balance beam (9.925), was second in the vault (9.900) and tied for second in floor exercise (9.900).
Other top-three performances for the Gophers: Rachel Hains tied for second on the beam (9.900), and Jenny Covers and Kylie Schermann tied for third in the vault (9.850).
U sweeps in softball on shutouts
The Gophers beat two teams, Troy and Coastal Carolina, on Saturday by 2-0 scores in the Chanticleer Showdown in Conway, S.C. Starter Sara Groenewegen pitched the first four innings against Troy and didn’t allow a hit. Sara Moulton got the last three outs for a save.
Tyler Walker gave the Gophers a 1-0 lead with a run-scoring triple in the third inning. Kaitlyn Richardson made it 2-0 with a homer to right field in the sixth.
Moulton threw a four-hitter against Coastal Carolina and struck out 12. The Gophers (20-3) scored an unearned run in the second and got another on Richardson’s RBI single in the sixth.
• Host Sacramento State beat the Gophers 3-2 in baseball. Michael Handel and Mark Tatera each had two for the Gophers (8-6), who hurt themselves with three errors.
• The Gophers took third in a five-team men’s gymnastics meet in Lincoln, Neb.
• Senior Jon Lehman placed 10th in the weight throw in the NCAA men’s indoor track and field championships on Friday in Albuquerque, N.M. His toss was 68 feet, 7 inches.
|Miami - LP: T. Koehler||5||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: M. Scherzer||7|
|Arizona - WP: J. Collmenter||13||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: T. Matzek||7|
|San Diego - WP: I. Kennedy||9||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: C. Heston||1|
|Cincinnati - M. Leake||6:05 PM|
|Pittsburgh - G. Cole|
|NY Yankees - C. Sabathia||6:07 PM|
|Toronto - M. Buehrle|
|Philadelphia - J. Williams||6:10 PM|
|Atlanta - M. Foltynewicz|
|Baltimore - U. Jimenez||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - J. deGrom|
|Arizona - R. Ray||6:10 PM|
|Colorado - J. Lyles|
|Tampa Bay - A. Colome||6:10 PM|
|Boston - J. Masterson|
|Los Angeles - J. Wieland||7:10 PM|
|Milwaukee - W. Peralta|
|Cleveland - C. Carrasco||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Detroit - A. Simon||7:10 PM|
|Chicago WSox - C. Sale|
|Oakland - S. Kazmir||7:10 PM|
|Minnesota - K. Gibson|
|Texas - C. Lewis||7:10 PM|
|Houston - S. Deduno|
|Chicago Cubs - J. Lester||7:15 PM|
|St. Louis - L. Lynn|
|Seattle - R. Elias||9:05 PM|
|LA Angels - C. Wilson|
|LA Clippers||8:30 PM|
|NY Rangers||6:30 PM|
|Los Angeles||8:30 PM|
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