San Jose, Calif. - Gymnasts Bekah Gher and Cassandra Harrison will compete in the all-around at the 2013 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Corvallis Regional, hosted by Oregon State, on April 6.
Because San Jose State did not qualify for NCAA Regionals, Gher, the third-ranked all-arounder in the west region on a team that did not qualify for regionals, will be compete with Arkansas and Harrison will compete with fourth-ranked Boise State.
Gher, a second-team All-WAC honoree in the all-around, will compete in the all-around after recording a 38.980 regional qualifying score (RQS). Gher led the team with a 9.810 RQS on beam and earned a 38.800 in every all-around in which she competed. Gher starts the meet with a bye before starting on floor, then heads to vault, has another bye, and performs on bars and beam.
A first-team All-WAC honoree on floor, Harrison's 38.970 RQS in the all-around qualified her for the regional. Harrison was the Spartans' top vaulter (9.810 RQS) and floor performer (9.880 RQS), earning a 9.900 or higher in five meets. She starts the meet on floor, followed by vault, a bye. bars and beam before a final bye.
Julia Greer, a second-team All-WAC honoree on floor, was selected as an alternate for the floor and beam exercises to Sacramento State's Kailey Hansen and UC Davis' Michelle Ho, respectively. If she competes at the regional, she will be paired with sixth-seeded California.
Live video for the meet will be available free of charge through the PAC-12, at http://pac-12.com/live/osubeavers.aspx.
The women's gymnastics team ended its season on Saturday, March 23, after a sixth-place finish at the Western Athletic Conference Championships. Cami Guyer won a three-way share of the beam title, the Spartans' first conference championship beam title since 2003, while Harrison placed second on floor.