Matos, Bellingham Lead Spartan Gymnastics Against Sacramento State

Jan. 15, 2016

193.400
Team Vault Bars Beam Floor Final
Sacramento State 48.500 48.350 48.975 49.075 194.900
San José State 48.250 48.425 48.375 48.350 193.400

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San José, Calif.-- Erica Matos and Allison Bellingham tied for first on vault and uneven bars, respectively, to lead the San José State women's gymnastics team Friday night in a meet against Sacramento State at The Event Center.  The Spartans scored a 193.400 in the meet but fell to the Hornets who scored a 194.900.

Matos, the anchor of the vault team, tied her career best with a 9.825 Friday evening to tie Hornet Julia Kroner for first place.  Bellingham, a last-minute replacement in the bars lineup, scored a 9.775 in her first bars routine of her Spartan career and tied for first with Sacramento State's Cassie Benning.

The Spartans started the meet on the vault with a 48.250 and trailed Sacramento State by only .250 after the first rotation.  Matos led the vault team with her 9.825, followed by Herr at 9.750, Kaitlin Won at 9.725, Hannah Gilbert at 9.650, Rachel Heinl at 9.300 and Ellie Pascoe-Long at 8.950.

The second rotation found San José State on the bars and scoring a 48.425.  After Bellingham's 9.775, Won had a 9.750, Haleigh Shepard and Marissa Unpingco at 9.650, Alyssa Kaschak at 9.600 and Herr at 9.075.  The Spartans closed the gap on the Hornets to .175 at 96.850-96.675.

San José State then moved to beam, while Sacramento State performed on floor.  The Hornets scored a 49.075 on floor compared to a 48.375 by the Spartan beam team.  The beam was led by Herr's 9.725, followed by Won at 9.700, Alisa Bogdan and Bellingham at 9.675, Amy Bellingham at 9.600 and Kaschak at 8.850.

The Spartan floor team scored a 48.350 to give San José State a 193.400 team score.  Shepard led the floor team with a 9.750, followed by Herr and Pascoe-Long at 9.725, Won at 9.675, Matos at 9.475 and Bogdan at 9.425.

The Spartans compete next Sunday, January 24, in a tri-meet at Stanford with California.  The meet begins at 2 p.m. inside Burnham Pavilion.

San José State vs. Sacramento State

The Event Center

Team Standings

1. Sacramento State 194.900

2. San José State 193.400

SJSU Gymnasts Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
Allison Bellingham 9.775 9.675
Amy Bellingham 9.600
Alisa Bogdan 9.675 9.425
Hannah Gilbert 9.650
Rachel Heinl 9.300
Maddie Herr 9.750 9.075 9.725 9.725 38.275
Alyssa Kaschak 9.600 8.850
Erica Matos 9.825 9.475
Ellie Pascoe-Long 8.950 9.725
Haleigh Shepard 9.650 9.750
Marissa Unpingco 9.650 9.700
Kaitlin Won 9.725 9.750 9.675

Vault

1. Erica Matos, San José State 9.825

1. Julia Kroner, Sacramento State 9.825

SJSU Results -- 5. Maddie Herr 9.750, 6. Kaitlin Won 9.725, 7. Hannah Gilbert 9.650, 10. Rachel Heinl 9.300, 12. Ellie Pascoe-Long 8.950.

Bars

1. Allison Bellingham, San José State 9.775

1. Cassie Benning, Sacramento State 9.775

SJSU Results -- 3. Kaitlin Won 9.750, 6. Marissa Unpingco 9.650, 6. Haleigh Shepard 9.650, 8. Alyssa Kaschak 9.600, 12. Maddie Herr 9.075.

Beam

1. Kalliah McCartney, Sacramento State 9.850

SJSU Results -- 5. Maddie Herr 9.725, 7. Marissa Unpingco 9.700, 8. Allison Bellingham 9.675, 8. Alisa Bogdan 9.675, 10. Amy Bellingham 9.600, 12. Alyssa Kaschak 8.850.

Floor

1. Cassie Benning, Sacramento State 9.900

SJSU Results -- 4. Haleigh Shepard 9.750, 7. Maddie Herr 9.725, 7. Ellie Pascoe-Long 9.725, 9. Kaitlin Won 9.675, 10. Erica Matos 9.475, 11. Alisa Bogdan 9.425.

All-Around

1. Kalliah McCartney, Sacramento State 39.075

2. Maddie Herr, San José State 38.275

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