Davis, Calif.-- Three San José State women's gymnasts won at least a share of two different event titles Friday evening as the Spartans scored a 193.875 at a quadrangular meet hosted by UC Davis.
Haleigh Shepard won her first collegiate title as she tied for first on vault with a career-best 9.800. Kaitlin Won and Taylor Chan tied three other gymnasts for first on floor at 9.875. This was Chan's third consecutive floor title in as many weeks.
The Spartans started the meet on bars with a 48.200. Won led the team with a 9.775, followed by Shepard at 9.725, Kaprece Nadonza at 9.675, Rachel Heinl at 9.675, Stephanie Relova at 9.350 and Erica Matos at 9.025.
Moving to beam, San José State had the top team score on the event with a 48.625. They were the only team not to count a fall on the apparatus. Won and Chelsey Andrada led the team with identical 9.800 scores. Alisa Bogdan and Chan each scored a 9.700, while Michelle Shalit had a 9.625. Stephanie Relova rounded out the scoring with a 9.550.
The Spartans best team score came in the third rotation on floor. Chan and Won tied for first at 9.875. Ellie Pascoe-Long had her fourth 9.800 score or better this season. Andrada received a 9.725, followed by Matos at 9.675 and Madison Loomis at 9.550.
San José State finished the meet on vault with a 48.100. Shepard led the team with her career-best 9.800 to tie for first. Chan scored a 9.750, followed by Matos at 9.700, Heinl at 9.650, Nadonza at 9.200 and Won at .175.
The Aggies won the meet with a 194.650, followed by the Spartans at 193.875, Sacramento State at 193.250 and Seattle Pacific at 192.600.
San José State finishes the home portion of the regular season on Sunday, March 5, with a meet against Utah State beginning with the march-out at 2 p.m. Three Spartan seniors will be honored after the meet - Rachel Heinl, Erica Matos and Haleigh Shepard.
Final Team Standings
1. UC Davis 194.650
2. San José State 193.875
3. Sacramento State 193.250
4. Seattle Pacific 192.600
1. Haleigh Shepard, SJSU & Katy Nogaki, UCD 9.800
1. Yonni Michovska, UCD & Lauren Rice SAC 9.825
1. Kristi Hayashida, Seattle Pacific 9.925
1. Alexis Brown, UC Davis 39.300
SJSU Results - 4. Kaitlin Won 38.625.
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