Chan Leads Spartan Women's Gymnastics Team In Arkansas

March 10, 2017

193.875
Team Vault Bars Beam Floor Final
Arkansas 48.975 49.025 49.050 49.100 196.150
San José State 48.600 48.375 48.025 48.875 193.875
Centenary 47.675 46.300 46.850 47.400 188.225

Fayetteville, Ark.-- San José State freshman Taylor Chan anchored the floor and vault teams for the Spartans in a tri-meet at Arkansas with Centenary Friday night. The Spartans placed second with a 193.875 team score.

Chan tied for first on the floor with a 9.900, her second consecutive week with a 9.900 or higher score and her fifth consecutive floor title. She also led the Spartan vault team with a 9.800 to place fourth, behind a three-way tie for first place.

The Spartans started the night on bars with a 48.375. Kaitlin Won led the team with a 9.750, followed by Haleigh Shepard, Kaprece Nadonza and Stephanie Relova at 9.675, Rachel Heinl at 9.600 and Kendal Watts at 8.250.

Moving to beam, San José State had to count a fall in its 48.025 and had a 96.400 after two rotations.  Won again led the team with a 9.750, followed by Relova at 9.725, Alisa Bogdan and Michelle Shalit at 9.700, Chelsey Andrada at 9.150 and Chan at 9.025.

Chan highlighted the Spartan floor team in the third rotation as she scored a 9.900, and the team had a 48.875. Andrada and Ellie Pascoe-Long each had a 9.775, while Josalyn Ray added a 9.750, Erica Matos at 9.675 and Madison Loomis at 9.650. The Spartans headed to the final rotation with a 145.275.

On vault for the final rotation, San José State scored a 48.600, led by Chan's 9.800. Matos and Nadonza had a 9.725, then Ray at 9.700, Heinl at 9.650 and Shepard at 9.150. San José State finished the meet with a 193.857 and second to Arkansas who had a 196.150.

The Spartans return to The Event Center next Saturday, March 18, to host the MPSF Women's Gymnastics Championships beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are available by calling the Spartan Ticket Office at (408) 924-SJTX (7589).

Final Team Scores

1. Arkansas 196.150

2. San José State 193.875

3. Centenary 188.025

Vault

1. Leah MacMoyle, Heather Elswick, Braie Speed, Arkansas 9.825

SJSU Results - 4. Taylor Chan 9.800; 6. Erica Matos 9.725; 6. Kaprece Nadonza 9.725; 8. Josalyn Ray 9.700; 11. Rachel Heinl 9.650; 17. Haleigh Shepard 9.150,

Bars

1. Hailey Garner, Arkansas 9.925

SJSU Results - 5. Kaitlin Won 9.750; 7. Haleigh Shepard 9.675; 7. Kaprece Nadonza 9.675; 7. Stephanie Relova 9.675; 10. Rachel Heinl 9.600; 18. Kendal Watts 8.250.

Beam

1. Samantha Nelson, Michaela Burton, Arkansas 9.825

SJSU Results - 6. Kaitlin Won 9.750; 7. Stephanie Relova 9.725; 8. Alisa Bogdan 9.700; 8. Michelle Shalit 9.700; 14. Chelsey Andrada 9.150; 16. Taylor Chan 9.025.

Floor

1. Taylor Chan, San José State 9.900

     Sydney McGlone, Arkansas 9.900

SJSU Results - 1. Taylor Chan 9.900; 5. Chelsey Andrada 9.775; 5. Ellie Pascoe-Long 9.775; 8. Josalyn Ray 9.750; 11. Erica Matos 9.675; 12. Madison Loomis 9.650.

All-Around

1. Jessica Yamzon, Arkansas 39.025

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