Anchorage, Alaska--San José State senior women's gymnast Cami Guyer capped off her Spartan career with two event titles, the all-around title and was named the 2015 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Gymnast of the Year Saturday night. The Spartans placed second with a 195.175 at the MPSF Championships in Anchorage, Alaska.
Guyer won the floor with a 9.875 in the first rotation and tied her career-best with a 9.900 on the vault in the second rotation. She is the fourth Spartan to win an MPSF floor title and only the second to win a vault title (Dani Albright, 2003). The league's top all-round competitor this season won the all-around with a 39.225, and joins Shirla Choy who won in 2003 as the only two to win an MPSF all-around title. Guyer is the fourth Spartan to be named the MPSF Gymnast of the Year and the second consecutive year a San José State gymnast has won the honor.
Marissa Unpingco won the beam title for the Spartans as she tied for first with Kristi Hayashida of Seattle Pacific and Dani Judal of UC Davis. Unpingco tied her career-best with a 9.875, and is only the second Spartan to win an MPSF beam title, the other Amberly Klein in 2003 and 2004.
The Spartans started the meet on floor with a strong 49.075, the third 49.000+ score on floor this season. Guyer led the team with a 9.875 performance, followed by Mackenzie Douglas and Kaitlin Won at 9.825; Maddie Herr at 9.800; Kiley Field at 9.750; and Alyssa Montalban at 9.075.
San José State then rotated to its best event of the night as the team broke the school record on vault with a 49.150. The vault score also tied the MPSF Championship meet record and is the third-highest in league history. Guyer scored a 9.900, tying her career best to win event. Erica Matos, vaulting for the first time in her Spartan career, scored a 9.825 along with Herr. Hannah Gilbert and Won each had a 9.800, while Rachel Heinl rounded at the scoring with a 9.750.
After a bye in the third rotation, the Spartans had a 98.225-97.825 lead over UC Davis. San José State moved to bars and had to count a fall in the 48.050 team score. Won lead the team with a 9.800, followed by Heinl at 9.750, Guyer at 9.675, Douglas at 9.650, Herr at 9.175 and Unpingco at 9.150.
San José State finished the meet with a 48.900 on beam. Unpingco led the team as she tied her career high with a 9.875. Allison Bellingham recorded a career-best 9.850, followed by Guyer at 9.775, Won at 9.750, Herr at 9.650 and Gabrielle Kambur at 9.625.
The Spartans now await word on NCAA regional competitors. That announcement will be made on Monday, March 23, at 12 p.m. PDT.
1. UC Davis 195.300
2. San José State 195.175
3. Sacramento State 194.175
4. Alaska Anchorage 193.700
5. Seattle Pacific 192.700
6. Air Force 191.150
1. Cami Guyer, San José State 9.900
1. M'rcy Matsunami, Alaska Anchorage 9.850
1. Marissa Unpingco, San José State 9.875
1. Kristi Hayashida, Seattle Pacific 9.875
1. Dani Judal, UC Davis 9.875
1. Cami Guyer, San José State 9.875
1. Cami Guyer, San José State 39.225
MPSF Gymnast of the Year - Cami Guyer, San José State
MPSF Newcomer of the Year - Lauren Rice, Sacramento State
MPSF Assistant Coach of the Year - Randy Solorio, Sacramento State
MPSF Coach of the Year - Kim Hughes, Sacramento State
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