USU Gymnastics Third In Tri-Meet At Utah With Southern Utah Friday
Freshman Nicole Simoneau posted a 9.825 on bars to tie for fourth-place, as USU was third in a tri-meet with Southern Utah at Utah Friday.
 
Freshman Nicole Simoneau posted a 9.825 on bars to tie for fourth-place, as USU was third in a tri-meet with Southern Utah at Utah Friday.
 
 

Feb. 22, 2008

Complete Results

SALT LAKE CITY - A season-high on bars was not enough as Utah State gymnastics was third in a tri-meet with Southern Utah at Utah Friday night at Utah's Huntsman Center. The host Utes, who are ranked second in the country, won the meet with a 197.200 while the Thunderbirds logged a 193.100 and the Aggies finished with a 189.650.

The result moves Utah State to 3-9 overall, and with the loss to Southern Utah, drop to 1-5 in Western Athletic Conference action. Utah improves to 8-0 while Southern Utah is now 6-3 overall and 4-2 in WAC competition.

USU posted a season-high 48.450 on bars, led by freshman Nicole Simoneau's 9.825 to tie for fourth-place, the Aggies' highest finisher in any event on the night. It was the seventh time in eight meets that Simoneau has logged a 9.800 or higher. Senior Megan Tschida tied a season-high with a 9.550 on bars.

Sophomore Heather Heinrich was USU's top finisher on vault by placing eighth with a 9.775, while freshman Lyndsie Boone matched her season-best with a 9.700, good for 11th. The Aggies ended with a 48.350 on vault.

Heinrich also led Utah State on beam, posting a 9.700 to place ninth leading to a team score of 48.350. On floor, Tschida was the top Aggie placer at 10th with a 9.675, as USU logged a 46.050 on the apparatus. Junior Nicki Felley was Utah State's lone all-arounder, placing sixth with a 37.875.

The Aggies return home to the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum to host Denver on Friday, Feb. 29 for "Flip & Stick For The Cure Night" to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness. Fans are encouraged to wear pink as a show of support for the brave individuals battling cancer. The first 100 fans wearing pink will receive an official Flip and Stick For A Cure visor sponsored by the Logan Regional Hospital Foundation.

 

 

All USU home meets begin at 6:30 p.m.

Gymnastics tickets are available through the USU Ticket Office at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, online at www.UtahStateAggies.com and clicking on "tickets" in left column, or by calling or (435) 797-0305 or 1-888-U-STATE-1 (1-888-878-2831).

Team Results

1) UTAH 197.200

2) SUU 193.100

3) USU 189.650

VAULT Results

1) Postell (UTAH) 10.000

2) Baskett (UTAH) 9.975

3) DiLuzio (UTAH) 9.850

4) Robarts (UTAH) 9.825

5) Bijak (UTAH) 9.800, Rizzo (UTAH) 9.800, Wheeler (SUU) 9.800

8) Heinrich (USU) 9.775

9) Coughlin (SUU) 9.750, Johnson (SUU) 9.750

11) Boone (USU) 9.700

12) Vogt (SUU) 9.675

13) Dillon (USU) 9.650, Dangerfield (SUU) 9.650

15) Felley (USU) 9.625

16) Simoneau (USU) 9.600, Omann (USU) 9.600, Hicks (SUU) 9.600

BARS Results

1) Baskett (UTAH) 9.875, Postell (UTAH) 9.875

3) Duke (UTAH) 9.850

4) Mackie (UTAH) 9.825, Simoneau (USU) 9.825

6) Deetscreek (UTAH) 9.775, Dangerfield (SUU) 9.775

8) Bijak (UTAH) 9.725, Marquardt (USU) 9.725

10) Heinrich (USU) 9.700, Lamb (SUU) 9.700

12) Morgan (SUU) 9.675

13) Vogt (SUU) 9.650

14) Omann (USU) 9.600, Felley (USU) 9.600

16) Tschida (USU) 9.550

17) Douglas (SUU) 9.325

18) Wheeler (SUU) 8.675

BEAM Results

1) Postell (UTAH) 9.950

2) Bijak (UTAH) 9.925

3) Deetscreek (UTAH) 9.825, DiLuzio (UTAH) 9.825

5) Robarts (UTAH) 9.800

6) Baskett (UTAH) 9.775

7) Vogt (SUU) 9.750

8) Hicks (SUU) 9.725

9) Heinrich (USU) 9.700

10) Simoneau (USU) 9.650

11) Wheeler (SUU) 9.575

12) Dangerfield (SUU) 9.525

13) Coughlin (SUU) 9.300

14) Lamb (SUU) 9.225

15) Felley (USU) 9.125

16) Boone (USU) 9.050

17) Patterson (USU) 8.525

18) Tschida (USU) 8.375

FLOOR Results

1) Postell (UTAH) 9.925

2) Baskett (UTAH) 9.900

3) Rizzo (UTAH) 9.850

4) Wheeler (SUU) 9.825

5) Bijak (UTAH) 9.775, Kivisto (UTAH) 9.775, Robarts (UTAH) 9.775

8) Dangerfield (SUU) 9.750

9) Hicks (SUU) 9.725

10) Tschida (USU) 9.675

11) Douglas (SUU) 9.600

12) Coughlin (SUU) 9.575

13) Felley (USU) 9.525

14) Vogt (SUU) 9.425

15) Rickard-Whitfield (USU) 9.400

16) Boone (USU) 9.375

17) Dillon (USU) 8.825

All-Around Results

1) Postell (UTAH) 39.750

2) Baskett (UTAH) 39.525

3) Bijak (UTAH) 39.225

4) Dangerfield (SUU) 38.700

5) Vogt (SUU) 38.500

6) Felley (USU) 37.875, Wheeler (SUU) 37.875

UTAH: VAULT: 49.450, BARS: 49.200, BEAM: 49.325, FLOOR: 49.225

VAULT: Postell 10.000, Baskett 9.975, DiLuzio 9.850, Robarts 9.825, Bijak 9.800, Rizzo 9.800

BARS: Baskett 9.875, Postell 9.875, Duke 9.850, Mackie 9.825, Deetscreek 9.775, Bijak 9.725

BEAM: Postell 9.950, Bijak 9.925, Deetscreek 9.825, DiLuzio 9.825, Robarts 9.800, Baskett 9.775

FLOOR: Postell 9.925, Baskett 9.900, Rizzo 9.850, Bijak 9.775, Kivisto 9.775, Robarts 9.775

All-Around: Postell 39.750, Baskett 39.525, Bijak 39.225

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