GYMNASTICS HOLDS ON FOR WIN OVER SEATTLE PACIFIC
SEATTLE — Sophomore Marina Borisova finished first on bars to help lead Sacramento State to a 191.900-191.550 victory over Seattle Pacific on Friday evening. The win improved the Hornets, who are ranked 37th nationally, to 6-2 overall this season.
Sacramento State began the meet with a 48.525 on bars. Borisova led the way for the team with a 9.825 to finish first while junior Melissa Genovese was second with a 9.800.
In the second rotation, the Hornets scored 48.200 on vault. Senior Sara Williams and Borisova tied for second at 9.725.
The third rotation allowed Seattle Pacific to pull closer as Sacramento State was limited to 47.325 on floor. Borisova had a 9.775 to finish second overall. The Falcons’ Debra Huss was first at 9.825.
The Hornets preserved the win in the final rotation with a 47.850 on beam. Genovese paced the team, and tied for second overall, at 9.775.
Huss, who graduated from Bella Vista HS, won the all-around with a four-event total of 38.900. Genovese was second at 38.750 and Borisova was third at 38.525.
Sacramento State will next compete at home against Alaska Anchorage on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m.