January 31, 1999

Ohio State Women’s Gymnastics Meet Three vs. Michigan Jan. 30,1999

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Women’s Gymnastics team lost its second Big Ten match of the season, to Michigan 195.325-191.700, but won over Rhode Island 191.700-187.200.

Michigan took many of the top spots in every event, but the Buckeyes captured 15 top ten finishes in four events.

Susan Eckman (Sr., Boardman, Ohio) took third in the vault with a score of 9.800. Lindsey Vagedes (So., Warrenville, Ill.) placed sixth on the vault (9.725) and uneven bars (9.750) and placed second in the all-around competition with a score of 38.650. With a score of 9.850, Mary Beth Doerr (Fr., Akron, Ohio) tied for second on the uneven bars.

Mindi Farmer (Sr., Indianapolis, Ind.) tied for third on the balance beam with a score of 9.650.

The Buckeyes are on the road next weekend as they travel to West Virginia to compete in the West Virginia Invitational, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.

VAULT UNEVEN BARS 1) Sarah Cain, UM 9.850 1) Bridget Knaeble, UM 9.925 2) Christine Michaud, UM 9.850 2) Lisa Simes, UM 9.850 3) Susan Eckman, OSU 9.800 3) Mary Beth Doerr, OSU 9.850

BALANCE BEAM FLOOR EXERCISE 1) Kathy Burke, UM 9.800 1) Sarah Cain, UM 9.950 2) Melissa Peterson, UM 9.750 2) Lisa Simes, UM 9.875 3) Sarah Cain, UM 9.650 Bridget Knaeble, UM Mindi Farmer, OSU 3) Kathy Burke, UM 9.850

ALL-AROUND 1) Sarah Cain, UM 38.875 2) Lindsey Vagedes, OSU 38.650 3) Lisa Simes, UM 38.600