Women's Gymnastics Falls In Florida
Jan. 24, 2004
Gainesville, Fla.- The UIC women's gymnastics team was denied its first win of the season for the third week in a row, placing fourth at the Florida Quadrangular at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on Friday night with a team score of 192.675.
The University of Florida won the meet in front of a raucous home crowd of 3, 711, taking first with a score of 197.225. North Carolina State followed with a score of 194.875, while Michigan State took third with a 194.475.
UIC junior Alyson Cacciatore paced the Flames with a fourth-place finish in the all-around, posting a 39.00 overall tally. Jackie Jaworowicz followed Cacciatore with a fifth-place score of 38.60, while Jennifer O'Neil and Veronique Meunier rounded out the all-around competition with scores of 37.675 and 37.45, respectively.
The Flames (0-7) were awesome on the floor for the second straight weekend, placing second in the event as a team with no qualifying score under 9.750. UIC finished with a 48.95 on the floor exercise.
UIC will look to snap its winless mark as they open a three-meet homestand on Saturday, January 31st against No. 8 Arizona at the UIC Physical Education Building at 7 p.m.