DENTON, Texas — Led by a career high from Caitlin Soliwoda in the all-around, the Sacramento State gymnastics team scored its best mark of the season on Sunday in a four-team meet at Texas Woman's. The Hornets totaled 195.550 to place second behind the host Pioneers (196.000). Western Michigan was third at 195.375 and Penn State finished fourth at 194.550. Sacramento State's total was the seventh best in school history.
Individually, Caitlin Soliwoda moved into a tie for ninth place in the Hornet record book with an all-around score of 39.325. She finished in a four way tie for first place on floor with a career high of 9.875. She also was second on bars with a 9.875 and tied for second on vault after receiving a 9.825. Both scores set season high marks for the junior. Soliwoda tied for 16th place on beam at 9.750 and ended the day leading the Hornets in three of the four events.
Sacramento State set season highs in a pair of events. The Hornets totaled 49.075 on bars and 49.025 on floor. On bars, Courtney Soliwoda and Lauren Rice tied for fifth place with each receiving a 9.825. Megan Kyle and Courteney Ng added 9.775s to tie for 11th and complete the team score.
Tara Catour and Jullia Konner each scored 9.800 to tie for eighth on floor while Rice and Jennifer Brenner added 9.775s. All six members of the floor lineup scored at least 9.750.
The Hornets added scores of 48.825 on vault and 48.625 on beam. Julia Konner ranked second on the team and tied for seventh with a 9.775. Megan Kyle and Rice tied for 10th at 9.750 and Courtney Soliwoda and Alexis Belkoff each scored 9.725 to tie for 13th.
Courtney Soliwoda led the team and tied for seventh overall with a career-high tying 9.825. Lauren Schmeiss and Caitlin Soliwoda each received a 9.750 to tie for 16th while Julia Konner (9.725) and Rice (9.575) rounded out the scores toward the team total.
Sacramento State will next compete at UC Davis on Friday, Feb. 24, in a four team meet which will also include San Jose State and Seattle Pacific.
1. Texas Woman's 196.000
2. Sacramento State 195.550
3. Western Michigan 195.375
4. Penn State 194.550
1. Schyler Jones, TWU, 9.850; T2. Caitlin Soliwoda 9.825; T7. Julia Konner 9.775; T10. Megan Kyle, Lauren Rice 9.750; T13. Courtney Soliwoda, Alexis Belkoff 9.725.
1. Jessie Peszek, WMU, 9.925; 2. Caitlin Soliwoda 9.875; T5. Courtney Soliwoda, Lauren Rice 9.825; T11. Megan Kyle, Courteney Ng, 9.775; T18. Jackie Sampson 9.625.
1. Briannah Tsang, PSU, 9.925; T7. Courtney Soliwoda 9.825; T16. Lauren Schmeiss, Caitlin Soliwoda 9.750; 19. Julia Konner 9.725; T22. Lauren Rice 9.575; 23. Megan Kyle 9.100.
T1. Caitlin Soliwoda, SAC; Sabrina Garcia, Briannah Tsang, PSU; Rachel Underwood, WMU, 9.875; T8. Tara Catour, Julia Konner, 9.800; T13. Lauren Rice, Jennifer Brenner 9.775; T18. Lauren Schmeiss 9.750.
1. Sabrina Garcia, PSU, 39.400; 2. Caitlin Soliwoda 39.325; 8. Lauren Rice 38.925.
September 1, 2017 RANDY SOLORIO NAMED TO NCAA WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS COMMITTEE
August 29, 2017 NICOLE MEILLER NAMED ASSISTANT GYMNASTICS COACH
April 19, 2017 EIGHT GYMNASTS BRING HOME MPSF ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
March 14, 2017 LAUREN RICE NAMED MPSF GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
March 4, 2017 GYMNASTICS PLACES SECOND IN SENIOR NIGHT MEET
March 1, 2017 COURTNEY SOLIWODA NAMED MPSF SPECIALIST OF THE WEEK
February 24, 2017 RICE, SOLIWODA SHARE EVENT TITLES, GYMNASTICS FINISHES THIRD
February 23, 2017 GYMNASTICS COMPETES AT UC DAVIS IN MPSF PREVIEW ON FRIDAY
February 19, 2017 GYMNASTICS SCORES 195.550 FOR SEASON HIGH AT TEXAS WOMAN'S
February 17, 2017 GYMNASTICS TRAVELS TO TEXAS WOMAN'S FOR FOUR-TEAM MEET ON SUNDAY
February 10, 2017 SOLIWODA, RICE WIN EVENTS; GYMNASTICS TOPPED BY SAN JOSE STATE
February 9, 2017 GYMNASTICS HEADS TO SAN JOSE STATE FOR THIRD MEETING OF THE YEAR
February 4, 2017 SOLIWODA'S CAREER HIGH ALL-AROUND PROPELS GYMNASTICS TO VICTORY
February 3, 2017 GYMNASTICS AT HOME AGAINST ALASKA ANCHORAGE ON FRIDAY NIGHT
January 29, 2017 GYMNASTICS TOPPED BY UC DAVIS IN CAUSEWAY DUAL
January 27, 2017 GYMNASTICS HEADS TO UC DAVIS FOR SUNDAY SHOWDOWN
January 24, 2017 CAITLIN SOLIWODA, ANNIE JUAREZ GARNER MPSF WEEKLY HONORS
January 21, 2017 GYMNASTICS RECORDS ROAD WIN AT AIR FORCE
January 20, 2017 24th-RANKED GYMNASTICS TRAVELS TO AIR FORCE FOR SATURDAY MEET
January 17, 2017 JULIA KONNER NAMED MPSF GYMNAST OF THE WEEK
January 13, 2017 GYMNASTICS VICTORIOUS AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE IN HOME OPENER
January 12, 2017 GYMNASTICS TO MAKE HOME DEBUT AGAINST SAN JOSE STATE ON FRIDAY
January 9, 2017 GYMNASTICS SETS RECORD, PLACES SECOND AT NORCAL CLASSIC
January 6, 2017 GYMNASTICS OPENS 2017 SEASON AT NORCAL CLASSIC ON MONDAY
November 16, 2016 GYMNASTICS INKS THREE TO NATIONAL LETTERS OF INTENT
September 1, 2016 SOLORIO SHEDS INTERIM TAG, NAMED HEAD GYMNASTICS COACH