Women's Gymnastics Loses Close Meet at California

Berkeley, Calif.Michelle Minotti and Amberly Klein tied for first on the vault and balance beam respectively, and the San Jose State women’s gymnastics team recorded its third-best team score of the season in a 193.350-194.275 loss at California.

 

Minotti tied her season high with a 9.825 on vault to win the apparatus.  Klein scored a season high 9.825 on the balance beam to tie for first. 

 

The Spartans best apparatus of the night was the vault where the team scored a 48.850, the third best scored of the season.  Besides Minotti’s 9.825, Raylyn and Shina Cardeno each scored a 9.800.  Renae Moneymaker added a 9.750, while Alley Zezoney scored a 9.675.  Veronica Porte rounded out the team with a 9.650.

 

The team’s second-best apparatus was the balance where San Jose State scored a 48.425.  After Klein’s 9.825, Leah Bigelow scored a 9.750, and Minotti received a 9.725.  Porte scored a 9.575, and Moneymaker had a 9.550.  Adriane Mertens rounded out the scoring with a 9.050.

 

San Jose State scored a 48.275 on bars, while California scored a 49.000.  Moneymaker and Kelsey Spellacy each scored a 9.750 to lead the team.  Alise Blackwell received a 9.675, while Minotti had a 9.600.  Tracie Kavalec scored a 9.500, while Porte finished with a 9.450.

 

The floor was the Spartans’ downfall on Friday night as the team scored just a 47.800.  Minotti led the team with a 9.625.  Klein, Moneymaker and Porte each received a 9.550.  Blackwell scored a 9.525, while Mertens had an 8.825.

 

In the all-around, Minotti was second with a 38.775.  Moneymaker scored a 38.600, while Porte scored a 38.225.

 

The Spartans now prepare for the Western Athletic Conference Championships to be held next Saturday, March 25, at Utah State

Team Standings

 

 

Place

 Team

Score 

1

 California

194.275 

2

 San Jose State

193.350 

 

 


 

California

 

Head Coach:  Cari DuBois

 

 

 Gymnast

Vault 

Bars 

Beam 

Floor 

AllArr 

 Joanna Bennett

9.450 

9.750 

 

 

 

 Justine Cephus

9.525 

 

9.450 

 

 

 Isabel Garcia

9.775 

 

 

9.775 

 

 Bridgett Glass

 

9.800 

 

 

 

 Siobhan Luce

9.575 

9.775 

9.675 

9.700 

38.725 

 Keiko Nakahara

 

 

9.500 

 

 

 Britani Pittullo

9.800 

9.775 

9.825 

9.850 

39.250 

 Allison Szutu

9.550 

 

 

9.700 

 

 Tiffany Tam

 

 

9.750 

 

 

 Nicki Wells

 

9.850 

 

9.575 

 

 Lydia Williams

 

9.800 

9.700 

 

 

 Elyse Wong

 

 

 

9.200 

 

 Team Totals

48.225 

49.000 

48.450 

48.600 

194.275 

 

 


 

San Jose State

 

Head Coach:  Wayne Wright

 

 

 Gymnast

Vault 

Bars 

Beam 

Floor 

AllArr 

 Leah Bigelow

 

 

9.750 

 

 

 Alise Blackwell

 

9.675 

 

9.525 

 

 Raylyn Cardeno

9.800 

 

 

 

 

 Shina Cardeno

9.800 

 

 

 

 

 Tracie Kavalec

 

9.500 

 

 

 

 Amberly Klien

 

 

9.825 

9.550 

 

 Adriane Mertens

 

 

9.050 

8.825 

 

 Michelle Minotti

9.825 

9.600 

9.725 

9.625 

38.775 

 Renae Moneymaker

9.750 

9.750 

9.550 

9.550 

38.600 

 Veronica Porte

9.650 

9.450 

9.575 

9.550 

38.225 

 Kelsey Spellacy

 

9.750 

 

 

 

 Allison Zezoney

9.675 

 

 

 

 

 Team Totals

48.850 

48.275 

48.425 

47.800 

193.350 

 

 


 

 

Vault Results

 

 

 

Place

 Gymnast

 Team

Score 

1

 Michelle Minotti

 San Jose State

9.825 

2

 Britani Pittullo

 California

9.800 

2

 Raylyn Cardeno

 San Jose State

9.800 

2

 Shina Cardeno

 San Jose State

9.800 

5

 Isabel Garcia

 California

9.775 

6

 Renae Moneymaker

 San Jose State

9.750 

7

 Allison Zezoney

 San Jose State

9.675 

8

 Veronica Porte

 San Jose State

9.650 

9

 Siobhan Luce

 California

9.575 

10

 Allison Szutu

 California

9.550 

11

 Justine Cephus

 California

9.525 

12

 Joanna Bennett

 California

9.450 

 

 


 

Uneven Bars Results

 

 

Place

 Gymnast

 Team

Score 

1

 Nicki Wells

 California

9.850 

2

 Bridgett Glass

 California

9.800 

2

 Lydia Williams

 California

9.800 

4

 Siobhan Luce

 California

9.775 

4

 Britani Pittullo

 California

9.775 

6

 Joanna Bennett

 California

9.750 

6

 Renae Moneymaker

 San Jose State

9.750 

6

 Kelsey Spellacy

 San Jose State

9.750 

9

 Alise Blackwell

 San Jose State

9.675 

10

 Michelle Minotti

 San Jose State

9.600 

11

 Tracie Kavalec

 San Jose State

9.500 

12

 Veronica Porte

 San Jose State

9.450 

 


Balance Beam Results

 

 

Place

 Gymnast

 Team

Score 

1

 Britani Pittullo

 California

9.825 

1

 Amberly Klien

 San Jose State

9.825 

3

 Tiffany Tam

 California

9.750 

3

 Leah Bigelow

 San Jose State

9.750 

5

 Michelle Minotti

 San Jose State

9.725 

6

 Lydia Williams

 California

9.700 

7

 Siobhan Luce

 California

9.675 

8

 Veronica Porte

 San Jose State

9.575 

9

 Renae Moneymaker

 San Jose State

9.550 

10

 Keiko Nakahara

 California

9.500 

11

 Justine Cephus

 California

9.450 

12

 Adriane Mertens

 San Jose State

9.050 

 

 


 

Floor Exercise Results

 

 

Place

 Gymnast

 Team

Score 

1

 Britani Pittullo

 California

9.850 

2

 Isabel Garcia

 California

9.775 

3

 Siobhan Luce

 California

9.700 

3

 Allison Szutu

 California

9.700 

5

 Michelle Minotti

 San Jose State

9.625 

6

 Nicki Wells

 California

9.575 

7

 Amberly Klien

 San Jose State

9.550 

7

 Renae Moneymaker

 San Jose State

9.550 

7

 Veronica Porte

 San Jose State

9.550 

10

 Alise Blackwell

 San Jose State

9.525 

11

 Elyse Wong

 California

9.200 

12

 Adriane Mertens

 San Jose State

8.825 

 

 

 

All Around Results

 

 

Place

 Gymnast

 Team

Score 

1

 Britani Pittullo

 California

39.250 

2

 Michelle Minotti

 San Jose State

38.775 

3

 Siobhan Luce

 California

38.725 

4

 Renae Moneymaker

 San Jose State

38.600 

5

 Veronica Porte

 San Jose State

38.225