January 16, 1999

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – The Women’s Gymnastics team won its first meet of the season against Bowling Green 193.975-191.950.

%^$Sophomore Susan Kinkaid (Lighthouse Pt., Fla.) took a first place victory in the vault scoring a career high 9.90. With a 9.850, Lindsey Vagedes (So., Warrenville, Ill.) placed second in the vault and the all-around (38.450).

%^$Susan Eckman (Sr., Boardman, Ohio) recorded a 9.925 on the uneven bars and placed first in the all-around competition with a score of 38.65. Freshman Mary Beth Doerr tied for second on the bars (9.825).

%^$On the balance beam, Elizabeth Jensen (Jr., Naperville, Ill.) took second on the balance beam with a score of 9.8.

%^$The Buckeyes are home next weekend as they host Michigan State in a coed meet Sat. Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in St. John Arena.


%^$VAULT UNEVEN BARS%^$1) Susan Kinkaid, OSU 9.900 1) Susan Eckman, OSU 9.925%^$2) Lindsey Vagedes, OSU 9.850 2) Mary Beth Doerr, OSU 9.825 %^$3) Marny Oestreng, BGSU 9.825 Marny Oestreng, BGSU %^$ 3) Stephanie Buerkel, OSU 9.800 %^$ Lindsey Vagedes

%^$BALANCE BEAM FLOOR EXERCISE%^$1) Marny Oestreng, BGSU 9.850 1) Marny Oestreng, BGSU 9.875%^$2) Elizabeth Jensen, OSU 9.800 2) Jill Tucker, OSU 9.850%^$3) Jamie Kent, BGSU 9.725 3) Amanda Allen, OSU 9.800

%^$ALL-AROUND%^$1) Marny Oestreng, BGSU 39.3.75%^$2) Susan Eckman, OSU 38.650%^$3) Lindsey Vagedes, OSU 38.450%^$4) Jamie Kent, BGSU 37.175%^$