CEDAR CITY, Utah – The GymCats fell to southern Utah by 196,550-195,500 in their first game of the season. Junior Malia Hargrove led the Arizona way, winning 39,200 in total to win the event.
First year students Alysen Fears i Emily Mueller along with the second transfer Lara Burhans he made his college debut in southern Utah. Fears gained 9,750 on the lap and a remarkable 9,850 on the uneven bars and balance bar. Mueller posted a 9,750 on the vault, 9,775 on the bars and a 9.70 on the floor.
The GymCats started the match strong on the bars, winning 49,050. Fears led Arizona to 9,850, followed by Bailey McCabe with a 9,825. Hargrove i MacKinzie Kane each won a 9.80 and Mueller posted a 9.775.
Arizona won a 48,925 lap. Each GymCat won 9,725 or more at the event. Hargrove advanced to the GymCats with a 9,850, tied for second place in the event. Danielle Nosek achieved a career high of 9,825 i Caroline Harry, Fears and Mueller scored 9,750 each.
On the third rotation, Arizona posted a 48,825 on the floor. Hargrove again led the GymCats with 9,850 and tied for first place. Libby Orman scored a 9.80 i Jessica Castells won a 9.75. Herry debuted on the ground with a 9,725, followed by Mueller’s 9.70.
The GymCats closed the meeting with 48,700. Fears won an impressive 9,850 to finish tied for second place. Castles scored 9,775 and Hargrove won 9.70. Siren Linton anchored the event with a 9,825.
Alysen Fears – VT, 9,750; UB, 9,850; BB, 9,850
Caroline Harry – VT, 9,750 (tie); FX, 9,725
Emily Mueller – VT, 9,750; UB, 9,775; FX, 9,700
Danielle Nosek – VT, 9,825
Until next time
The GymCats host Stanford and Oklahoma for their first home game on Saturday, January 22nd. The meeting will begin at 4 p.m. MST at the McKale Center.
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