SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Freshman Jordyn Brent finished first on bars with a 9.800 to highlight the night for the Sacramento State gymnastics team against Washington on Friday at The Nest. The Hornets finished the evening with a total of 191.500 while the 15th-ranked Huskies totaled 195.350.
Sacramento State opened the meet on vault with a 48.350. The team was led by Annie Juarez who finished fourth at 9.750 and Brent who contributed a 9.725. The team trailed by just .275 after the first rotation as UW scored 48.625 on bars led by a 9.775 from Hailey Burleson.
The Hornets kept things close through the second rotation with a 48.575 on bars. After Courteney Ng and Lauren Rice each scored 9.700, Jackie Sampson added a 9.725 to start the order. Brent then followed with the high score of the night on the event at 9.800. Washington scored 48.900 on vault with a 9.875 from Burleson. That score gave the Huskies a 97.525-96.925 advantage at the midway point.
Sacramento State struggled on beam and found itself down by almost two points after the third rotation. Rice tied for third at 9.775 and Juarez set her personal best in the event with a 9.650. However, the team was forced to count a fall and ended with a 47.625. The Huskies pulled away with a 48.825 on floor with five scores ranging between 9.725 and 9.825. Evanni Robinson won the event title and UW claimed four of the top five spots in the event.
On floor, Sacramento State had two falls on its first three routines. The exception was senior Jennifer Brenner who scored 9.750 to tie for third place in the event. Sampson scored 9.700 and Juarez added a 9.725 to start the comeback. Rice anchored the lineup and played to the judges and crowd throughout her routine until rolling her ankle on her final pass. The senior was carried off the floor and will be evaluated in the coming days.
Washington saved its best team score for the final event, scoring 49.000 on beam. Burleson won the event with a 9.875 and Madison Copiak added a 9.850. All five scores for the Huskies were at least 9.750.
Burleson and Roberson ran away with the all-around. Burleson totaled 39.275 while Roberson scored 39.100 in the four events.
Sacramento State will next compete at Utah State on Jan. 19 in a meet which includes San Jose State. The team does not return home until Feb. 16 against San Jose State and Seattle Pacific.
1. Washington 195.350; 2. Sacramento State 191.500.
1. Hailey Burleson, UW, 9.875; T4. Annie Juarez 9.750; 6. Jordyn Brent 9.725; T7. Lauren Rice 9.700; 9. Alexis Belkoff 9.675; 11. Tara Catour 9.500; 12. Katelyn Garay 9.375.
1. Jordyn Brent, SAC, 9.800; T3. Jackie Sampson 9.725; T7. Courteney Ng, Lauren Rice 9.700; 10. Courtney Soliwoda 9.650; 12. Annie Juarez 8.100.
1. Hailey Burleson, UW, 9.875; T3. Lauren Rice 9.775; 7. Annie Juarez 9.650; 8. Kendra Braida 9.575; 9. Jackie Sampson 9.525; 10. Courtney Soliwoda 9.100; 12. Tara Catour 8.100.
1. Evannie Roberson, UW, 9.825; T3. Jennifer Brenner 9.750; T6. Annie Juarez 9.725; 8. Jackie Sampson 9.700; 10. Lauren Rice 9.100; 11. Jordyn Brent 8.675; 11. Alexis Belkoff 8.500.
1. Hailey Burleson 39.275; 3. Lauren Rice 38.275; 4. Annie Juarez 37.225.
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