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