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Dec. 14, 2002

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s gymnastics team held its final exhibition contest tonight with the Gray squad defeating the Scarlet, 151.75-151.40. The competition consisted of two rotations. The two teams competed on bars and the vault in the first rotation. The second rotation consisted of the beam and floor exercise.

Jill Weber (Fr., Bel Air, Md.) led the scarlet on vault and bars with a score of 9.75 and 9.675, respectively. Shelby Warner (Fr., Fenton, Mich.) led the gray team on the bars, recording a score of 9.65, while Kaylin Schlecht (Fr., Marion, Ohio) posted a team-high for the gray on vault with a 9.65 mark.

In the second rotation, Warner again led the team on the floor exercise with a score of 9.725. Weber posted a scarlet team-high on the floor with a 9.7 and tied teammate Tiffanie Janke (Jr./Schaumburg, Ill.) on the beam with 9.6. Elizabeth Meaney (So., Ashtabula, Ohio) finished the scoring for the gray team with a solid performance on beam (9.675.)

The Buckeyes begin the regular season Jan. 11 at Michigan. After traveling to North Carolina State on Jan. 17, the Buckeyes will return home on Jan. 25 against Michigan State at St. John Arena.

First Two Rotations (Top 4 scores) Scarlet Team- Vault Gray Team- Vault 1. Sarah Spring, 9.50 1. Kaylin Schlecht, 9.65 2. Leah Boccaccio, 9.35 2. Julie Levi, 9.50 3. Laura Sommerville, 9.45 3. Rickee Wirtzberger, 9.375 4. Jill Weber, 9.75 4. Shelby Warner, 9.5 5. Tiffanie Janke, 9.55 Total: 38.25 Total: 38.025

Scarlet Team- Bars Gray Team- Bars 1. Sarah Spring, 8.95 1. Emily Sineway, 8.70 2. Megan Porter, 7.8 2. Beth Groskopf, 9.45 3. Laura Sommerville, 9.1 3. Kaylin Schlecht, 9.425 4. Jill Weber, 9.675 4. Shelby Warner, 9.65 5. Shelley Harris, 8.975 Total: 36.70 Total: 37.225

Second Two Rotations (Top 4 scores) Scarlet Team- Beam Gray Team- Beam 1. Kyla Watson, 9.45 1. Beth Groskopf, 9.375 3. Shelley Harris, 9.25 2. Emily Sineway, 8.8 4. Megan Porter, 9.35 3. Jenni Lymanstall, 8.1 5. Laura Sommerville, 8.95 4. Sheri Greig, 9.05 6. Jill Weber, 9.6 5. Shelby Warner, 9.55 7. Tiffanie Janke, 9.6 6. Kaylin Schlecht, 9.575 7. Liz Meaney, 9.675 8. Rickee Wirtzberger, 8.65 Total: 38.00 Total: 38.175

Gray Team- Floor Scarlet Team- Floor 1. Julie Levi, 9.275 1. Kyla Watson, 9.30 2. Rickee Wirtzberger, 9.55 2. Laura Sommerville, 9.575 3. Kaylin Schlecht, 9.30 3. Sarah Spring, 9.55 4. Emily Sineway, 9.425 4. Leah Boccaccio, 9.40 5. Sheri Grieg, 9.625 5. Jill Weber, 9.7 6. Shelby Warner, 9.725 6. Tiffanie Janke, 9.625 Total: 38.325 Total: 38.45

Scarlet: 151.40 Gray: 151.75