POSTED: Saturday April 11th 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cornell, Bridgeport tie for team title at 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships
Cornell University and the University of Bridgeport
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 10, 2009 – Cornell University and the University of Bridgeport tied for the team title at the 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships at Southern Connecticut State University’s Moore Fieldhouse in New Haven, Conn. Competition concludes on April 11 with individual event finals at 1 p.m.
Cornell and Bridgeport earned scores of 191.675, followed by the College of William and Mary in third with a 191.100 and Texas Woman’s University in fourth with a 190.800. Cornell posted the high scores of the day on vault and balance beam on its way to the share of the title. Earning the top scores on each event were: Cornell, vault, 48.825, and balance beam, 48.050; William and Mary, uneven bars, 47.200; and Texas Woman’s University, floor exercise, 48.575
Other schools competing in the 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships are: meet host Southern Connecticut, Brown University, Centenary College, Rutgers University, Seattle Pacific University, Temple University, U.S. Air Force Academy, West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Yale University.
Tickets can be purchased at Moore Fieldhouse and cash is the only acceptable form of payment. Single-day tickets are $10 per adult and $5 per student/senior citizen. Admission is free for children age 6 and younger. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Visit www.southernctowls.com for additional ticket information.
For complete results, log on to www.usa-gymnastics.org.
Based in Indianapolis, USA Gymnastics is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States. Its mission is to encourage participation and the pursuit of excellence in the sport. Its disciplines include men\‘s and women\‘s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling, and acrobatic gymnastics. For more information, log on to www.usa-gymnastics.org.
2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships
Southern Connecticut State University
April 10, 2009
Day two of three
T1. Cornell University, 191.675
T1. University of Bridgeport, 191.675
3. College of William and Mary, 191.100
4. Texas Woman\‘s University, 190.800
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Name: Samantha Kilgore
Organization: USA Gymnastics
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