Air Force Closes Out Regular Season Hosting Denver
March 24, 2007
The Air Force women's gymnastics team closes out the 2007 regular season the way it began, as it faces in-state rival
SENIOR SALUTE: Following the conclusion of Sunday's meet, the Air Force women's gymnastics team recognized its three senior-most gymnasts - Charlotte Freedman, Sashonna Iwaniec and Christine Powers - and senior manager Erica Pong.
SCOUTING THE FALCONS: Air Force is currently ranked ninth in the North Central Region with a Regional Qualifying Score of 185.165...that RQS is fourth in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...Sashonna Iwaniec leads the team with an all-around RQS of 37.195, which is sixth in the league...in its last meet, Air Force dropped a 191.600-185.600 decision to Cal...this will be the second time this season that the Falcons have faced the Pioneers.
SCOUTING THE PIONEERS: Denver is ranked 16th in the nation with a Regional Qualifying Score of 195.685...Sasha Sullivan is ranked 10th in the nation with a 9.900 RQS on the floor, while Casey Dobyns is ranked 14th (9.890) on the vault...as a team, the Pioneers are ranked eighth (49.170) nationally on the floor...DU won its last meet with a score of 196.000, defeating Cal and BYU.
LAST TIME OUT: Sophomore Abigail Rogers won the floor exercise with a career-best score of 9.750, as Air Force dropped a 191.600-185.600 decision to visiting Cal-Berkeley on March 18, at the Academy.
I KNOW YOU!: The Falcons have faced the Pioneers once this season, as Air Force dropped a 195.375-179.250 decision to Denver in its season-opening meet. The squad's newcomers shined in their debut, accounting for many of the Falcons' top scores.
HERE, THERE, AND EVERYWHERE: The Falcons wrapped up a four-week excursion that took them back and fourth across the country. Air Force opened its tour Feb. 10 against
LOOKING FAMILIAR: Sunday (March 18) was the second time in eight days that Air Force and
`RANK YOU VERY MUCH: With the switch to the rankings being determined by the Regional Qualifying Score, Air Force has just one gymnast ranked among the league's top-six. Senior Sashonna Iwaniec is ranked sixth in the conference's all-around standings with an RQS of 37.195.
COMING UP: Air Force continues a very busy week of competition, as it travels to