Women's Gymnastics Set For Quadrangular Meet

Citlali Cuevas
Citlali Cuevas

Jan. 17, 2013

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CHICAGO – The UIC women’s gymnastics team travels to Seattle, Wash., to compete against Washington, UC-Davis, and California Saturday at 9:00 p.m. (CT).

“We are very excited to go back to Washington,” head coach Peter Jansson said. “We haven’t been there since 2004. It should be a closely contested meet based on last week’s results, and we look forward to going up against two Pac-12 schools.”

The Flames head to their second competition following a loss to No. 19 Penn State on Jan. 12. Senior Chantel Turk led the team on vault (9.85), while sophomore Gabrielle May earned a 9.80 mark on bars. Junior Catherine Dion scored a 9.85 on beam, while sophomore Citlali Cuevas led the Flames on floor at 9.70.

The Huskies enter the meet after falling to No. 23 Minnesota on Jan. 12, 195.550 to 193.500. Lauren Rogers scored a 9.900 on vault, while McKenzie Fechter scored 9.775 on bars and beam. Aliza Vaccher scored a team-high 9.825 on floor, receiving a 38.850 all-around score.

In their previous meet on Jan. 11, the Aggies fell to California, 194.575-192.425. Michelle Ho took first overall on bars (9.850) and floor (9.925), while Katie Yamamura earned a score of 9.825 on vault (second overall) and 38.550 in the all-around.

The Golden Bears won their last meet Jan. 11 against UC-Davis. Alicia Asturias took first overall on vault (9.900) and all-around (39.300), while coming in second on floor (9.900). Carol Chang earned a 9.775 on beam with Mariesah Pierce scoring a 9.750, giving them first and second in the event. Dallas Crawford and Madisyn O’Brien tied for second overall on bars with a score of 9.800.



Be sure to check back to for final results and a recap of Saturday’s meet against the Huskies, Aggies and Golden Bears.