Tigers set high team score in close battle against Florida

COLOMBIA, MO. – The University of Missouri’s No. 11 gymnastics team reached new program heights Friday night when it posted its best team score in Tiger history in its close battle against No. 4,197.650-197.775. The Tigers broke their previous team scoring record of 197.457 which dates back to 2004.

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  • In Mizzou’s first rotation on vault, rookie Amari Celestine won the event with a remarkable 9.925.
  • Junior Siena Schreiber and senior Alisa Sheremeta led the second bar rotation for Mizzou, both posting a 9.900.
  • On beam, second year Sydney Schaffer and Siena Schreiber tied to beat the Tigers with a 9.925.
  • On Mizzou’s last rotation on the ground, the Tigers set a new team score on the ground of 49.600, 0.025 better than their previous record. Their score was anchored by senior Hannah McCrary and Celestine, who both posted 9.950, tied for the highest individual score of the day.
  • McCrary set a new personal best on floor with a 9.950, his previous record was a 9.925.
  • In all-around, Schreiber surpassed his personal best with a 39.550, his previous best was 39.525 at the NCAA Regionals in 2021.

EVENT WINNERS

To jump – Amari Celestine (9.925)

Stage – Amari Celestine (9.950), Hannah McCrary (9.950)

FOLLOWING

The Tigers travel south to take on No. 6 Auburn on Friday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. CT. The meeting will be broadcast on SEC Network.

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Ryan H. Bowman