New Program Championship Score for Gymnastics #11
BIRIMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Missouri’s No. 11 gymnastics team recorded their all-time highest conference championship score and finished with a 196.875 to place fourth at the 2022 Southeastern Conference Championships Saturday at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Fourth-place topped last year’s high of sixth and the 196.875 bettered the 196.125 recorded at the 2021 SEC Championships. The Tigers shattered the previous program’s championship high of 196.700 that was set in 2003.
Florida won the team title with a score of 198.200. Alabama took second place at 197.825, ahead of Auburn in third at 197.225 and Mizzou in fourth at 196.825. LSU took fifth place at 196.725, Arkansas sixth at 196.450, Kentucky seventh at 196.350 and Georgia eighth at 195.800.
Second year Siena Schreiber tied for second on balance beam with a 9.95, which was the highest score of the afternoon session. She also totaled 39.450 in the all-around, which tied her for sixth place.
First-year student Jocelyn Moore tied for second on vault with a 9.95, which was the highest score of the afternoon session.
First-year student Amari Celestine tied for fifth on floor with a 9.925, which was the highest score of the afternoon session.
#MIZ TO GO
- The Tigers opened the night with a 49.150 on bars, with four Tigers scoring 9.8 or higher. Junior Helen Hu tallied a 9.875, while junior Holly Patrick and Schreiber went 9.85. Senior Alisa Sheremeta counted a 9.800. The first sophomore Amaya Marshall tallied a 9.775 for the Tigers.
- Schreiber paced the Tigers with a 9.95 on beam in the second rotation as the team posted a 49.250. Sheremeta scored 9.90. Marshall scored 9.825 and second Sydney Schaffer a 9.800. Senior Hannah McCrary went 9.775.
- In the third rotation, Missouri totaled 49.325 on floor. The freshman anchors led the team, Moore notched a 9.90 and Celestine a session-best 9.925. Sheremeta scored 9.850. McCrary and Schreiber both clocked 9.825 seconds.
- Mizzou closed the session with a strong performance on the vault, earning a score of 49.150 on the apparatus. Moore again led the way with a 9.950, with his third consecutive 9.95 on vault. Celestine tallied a 9.850, while Schreiber tallied a 9.825. Additionally, McCrary scored a 9.750 and a freshman Grace Anne Davis a 9.775.
Next up for the Tigers is NCAA Regionals, which will be announced Tuesday, March 22 at 11 a.m. CT on NCAA.com.
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