SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Junior Stephanie Kim finished with a meet-high 38.8 all-around to lead Cal to a 192.950-190.175 win over the Sacramento State gymnastics team, Sunday afternoon in the Hornet Nest. The Hornets fell to 0-2 on the season while the Golden Bears raised their record to 1-0.
Cal led throughout the meet by outscoring the Hornets on vault (48.0-47.575), bars (47.9-47.275) and beam (48.2-46.375). The Hornets outlasted the Golden Bears on floor with a mark of 48.950-48.850.
On floor, sophomore Stefanie Aeder finished first with a personal-best score of 9.875 to lead the Hornets. Senior Jenny Diamond and junior Binta Coleman finished tied for third with a score of 9.8 while freshman Trista Condren (9.775) also contributed for the squad.
On bars, sophomore Jessica Hoffman finished third with a mark of 9.725 and freshman Carrie Kinghorn placed fourth with a score of 9.65 to lead the Hornets.
Other Hornets to lead the squad in their respective events were sophomore Nirvana Zaher (9.575, third) on vault, Coleman (37.775) all-around and Condren (9.55) on beam.
Cal freshman Monique Chang placed first on vault (9.775) and bars (9.850) while Kim added a first-place finish on beam (9.775) to lead the Golden Bears scoring for the afternoon.
Sacramento State next compete in back-to-back meet in Alaska beginning on Friday, Jan. 17, at 6:05 p.m. PST when the Hornets face Alaska Anchorage in the UAA Sports Center. The two squads will face each other a second time on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 6:05 p.m. PST. to complete the Hornetsâ€™ road trip.