BERKELEY, Calif. — Kalliah McCartney tied for first on vault to lead the Sacramento State gymnastics team on Saturday night at Cal. The Hornets could not overcome a rough first rotation on beam and finished third with a team score of 193.425. Cal won the meet at 196.426 while Washington was second at 195.000.
Sacramento State began the meet on beam but had three of its six gymnasts fall, resulting in a score of 47.525. Conversely, Cal scored 49.075 on vault and Washington tallied a 48.825 on bars to put the Hornets in a deep hole. Sacramento State did have a couple of bright spots in the rotation as Kayla Wonderly scored a career high 9.850 to place fifth. Kailey Hansen tied for sixth with a 9.825.
The Hornets compiled their second best floor score (48.900) of the year during the second rotation. Hansen and Dallas Smith each received a 9.825 to tie for sixth place. Maddie Montoya and Jesse Williams were close behind with a pair of 9.775s to tie for 11th and Julia Konner tallied a 9.700.
On vault, Sacramento State continued the success its had all year with a 48.775. McCartney led the charge with a 9.825. That mark placed her in a tie with Cal's Serena Leong and Alicia Asturias for the top spot in the meet. Hansen and Williams each received a 9.800 to tie for fourth place. Tina Necas added a 9.700 and Katie Osaki a 9.625 to place 12th and 13th, respectively.
The team ended the meet on bars with a 48.225. Williams tied for eighth with a team leading 9.725. Kaila Kilwein scored 9.700 to tie for 10th place and Brennan Bailes and Paige Bottnao each received a 9.675 to tie for 12th.
Cal, which scored a season high 196.725 last week at Sacramento State, had the individual event winner on each event. Along with the share of first on vault, the Golden Bears saw Dallas Crawford win on bars (9.875) and Leong on beam (9.900) and floor (9.900). Asturias had the top all-around mark with a four-event total of 39.275.
Sacramento State will next compete at Utah State on Feb. 28.
1. Cal 196.425
2. Washington 195.000
3. Sacramento State 193.425
T1. Kalliah McCartney, SAC; Serena Leong, Alicia Asturias, Cal, 9.850; T4. Kailey Hansen, Jesse Williams 9.800; 12. Tina Necas 9.700; 13. Katie Osaki 9.625; 18. Julia Konner 9.125.
1. Dallas Crawford, Cal, 9.875; T8. Jesse Williams 9.750; T10. Kaila Kilwein 9.700; T12. Brennan Bailes, Paige Bottano 9.675; 17. Kayla Wonderly 9.425; 18. Ashley Wooff 9.025.
1. Serana Leong, Cal, 9.900; 5. Kayla Wonderly 9.850; T6. Kailey Hansen 9.825; 14. Kalliah McCartney 9.600; 16. Cassie Benning 9.150; T17. Alyssa Anderson, Jesse Williams 9.100.
1. Serena Leong, Cal, 9.900; T6. Kailey Hansen, Dallas Smith 9.825; T11. Maddie Montoya, Jesse Williams 9.775; 16. Julia Konner 9.700; 18. Katie Osaki 9.600.
1. Alicia Asturias 39.275; 7. Jesse Williams 38.425.
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April 4, 2014 NCAA POSTSEASON BEGINS ON SATURDAY FOR GYMNASTICS
March 26, 2014 GYMNASTICS TO SEND SEVEN TO NCAA REGIONAL
March 22, 2014 GYMNASTICS WINS MPSF CHAMPIONSHIP WITH SEASON HIGH SCORE
March 20, 2014 GYMNASTICS AIMS FOR MPSF TITLE ON SATURDAY
March 14, 2014 GYMNASTICS' UPSET BID FALLS SHORT AT SAN JOSE STATE
March 13, 2014 GYMNASTICS CLOSES REGULAR SEASON AT SAN JOSE STATE ON FRIDAY
March 12, 2014 WILLIAMS NAMED MPSF NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
March 5, 2014 HALL OF FAMER MAS WATANABE JOINS GYMNASTICS STAFF
February 28, 2014 GYMNASTICS TRAVELS TO UTAH STATE FOR FRIDAY NIGHT MEET
February 28, 2014 McCARTNEY WINS ON VAULT AND BEAM; TEAM CLIPPED BY USU
February 22, 2014 McCARTNEY TIES FOR FIRST ON VAULT; GYMNASTICS FINISHES THIRD
February 21, 2014 GYMNASTICS FACES CAL, WASHINGTON ON SATURDAY NIGHT
February 18, 2014 KAILEY HANSEN NAMED MPSF SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK
February 14, 2014 GYMNASTICS SCORES SEASON HIGH AGAINST CAL AND SAN JOSE STATE
February 13, 2014 GYMNASTICS WELCOMES SJSU AND CAL FOR VALENTINE'S DAY MEET
February 7, 2014 GYMNASTICS PREVAILS AT SEATTLE PACIFIC
February 6, 2014 GYMNASTICS RENEWS SERIES WITH SEATTLE PACIFIC ON FRIDAY
January 31, 2014 GYMNASTICS FALLS AT UC DAVIS, 195.500-193.575
January 30, 2014 GYMNASTICS HEADS TO DAVIS FOR CAUSEWAY CLASH
January 24, 2014 GYMNASTICS RALLIES TO EDGE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
January 23, 2014 GYMNASTICS RETURNS HOME TO FACE SEMO ON FRIDAY NIGHT
January 22, 2014 KONNER NAMED MPSF NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK
January 19, 2014 GYMNASTICS PLACES THIRD BEHIND STANFORD AND ARIZONA
January 17, 2014 GYMNASTICS TRAVELS TO STANFORD TO FACE CARDINAL AND ARIZONA
January 11, 2014 McCARTNEY FINISHES FIRST IN TWO EVENTS; GYMNASTICS SCORES 192.225
January 9, 2014 GYMNASTICS LOOKS TO STAY HOT AT ARIZONA STATE
January 7, 2014 HANSEN, KONNER EARN MPSF WEEKLY HONORS
January 3, 2014 GYMNASTICS STARTS 2014 WITH NORCAL MEET AT HOME
December 17, 2013 GYMNASTICS ADDS FOUR TO 2014 RECRUITING CLASS
December 3, 2013 GYMNASTICS KICKS OFF SEASON WITH FLIPFEST ON SUNDAY
October 3, 2013 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL AND GYMNASTICS RECEIVE NEW LOCKER ROOMS
August 28, 2013 GYMNASTICS EARNS TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ACADEMIC HONORS