Air Force Sets Season-High Team Score at TWU Quad Meet
Feb. 7, 2010
DENTON, Texas - Improving their season-high team score by nearly three points, the Air Force women's gymnastics team finished third at the Texas Woman's University Quadrangular on Sunday, Feb. 7, in Denton, Texas. Highlighted by season-best event totals in the balance beam and floor exercise, the Falcons amassed a combined score of 188.650.
Texas Woman's University won its home meet with a score of 193.125, while Northern Illinois finished second with a score of 192.425. Air Force placed third with a total of 188.650, while Centenary College scored a 185.925 to take fourth.
In addition to its season-best team score, Air Force improved its event scores on the balance beam (46.650) and floor exercise (47.575). The Falcons' beam score was an improvement of nearly one-point.
Individually, five Falcons combined for six personal-best scores.
Sophomore Jenna Dudley scored a career-best 9.700 in the vault to place third. Dudley, who has accounted for career-best marks in each of the last two meets, scored matching marks of 9.600 on the balance beam and floor exercise, a 9.275 on the uneven bars and a combined 38.175 in the all-around.
Junior Lisa Wong picked up a third-place score of 9.725 to finish second on the balance beam. Her score, a personal improvement by .075, was the best individual score of the night for the Falcons. Wong also set a season-best tally of 9.400 on the floor exercise.
Classmate Holland Davis improved her career-best score on the uneven bars to 9.275, while freshman Erin Brown made the biggest personal improvement, upping her score on the balance beam by nearly. Her score of 9.550 shattered her previous high of 8.750 - a mark she had tallied three times this year. Fellow freshman Tara Harris improved her personal-best score on both the uneven bars (9.150) and all-around (36.700).
Sophomore Katie Shetley, returning to the rotation after a three-week absence due to injury, accounted for season-best scores on both of her events. Shetley scored a 9.500 on the vault and a 9.475 on the floor exercise.
The Falcons are off from competition until Saturday, Feb. 20, when they host Southeast Missouri State and conference opponent Seattle Pacific at the Academy's Cadet West Gym. The Falcons will honor their senior class - team captain Aftan Boudreaux, Michelle Denise and manager Stephanie Frick - during that meet.