Stanford, Calif.--San José State saved the best for last on Sunday as the Spartan women's gymnastics team recorded the 10th-best bars score in school history in the final rotation of a tri-meet at Stanford with California. The Spartans scored a season-best 194.875 as Stanford won the meet with a 196.675, followed by California at 195.650.
In the final rotation, the bars team recorded a 48.825, the 12th-best score in school history. Kaitlin Won and Alyssa Kaschak each received a season-best 9.800, followed by Marissa Unpingco at 9.775, Allison Bellingham at 9.750, Haleigh Shepard at 9.700 and Maddie Herr at 9.050.
The Spartans stared the meet on beam with a season-best 48.650. Unpingco anchored the beam team with a season-best 9.850 and finished tied for third. Herr and Allison Bellingham each scored a 9.750, followed by Alisa Bogdan and Amy Bellingham at 9.650, and Won at 9.125. San José State was second after the first rotation, with Stanford leading 49.175 and Cal posting a 48.525.
The team moved to floor in the second rotation and scored a 48.700. Bogdan led the team with a season-best 9.775. Herr and Ellie Pascoe-Long each had a 9.750, followed by Erica Matos at 9.725, Haleigh Shepard at 9.700 and Won at 9.625. Stanford led after two rotations with a 98.375, while the Spartans and Golden Bears were tied at 97.350.
The vault team recorded a season-high 48.700 in the third rotation. Matos led the vault team for the second consecutive week with a 9.775. Josalyn Ray scored a 9.750 with her first collegiate vault. Hannah Gilbert, Won, Herr and Pascoe-Long each had a 9.725. Stanford led the two teams by over a point with a 147.625, followed by California at 146.525 and the Spartans at 146.050.
San José State returns home this Friday, January 29, for a quadrangular meet with Texas Woman's, Seattle Pacific and William & Mary. The meet begins at 7 p.m., inside The Event Center.
1. Stanford 196.675
2. California 195.650
3. San José State 194.875
1. Elizabeth Price, Stanford 9.925
1. Elizabeth Price, 9.925
1. Ivana Hong, Stanford 9.925
1. Toni-Ann Williams, California 9.925
1. Elizabeth Price, Stanford 39.550
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