January 15, 2011

LaFex wins back-to-back all-around titles as Pipers compete at Whitewater

LaFex finished with a total of 37.550 (vault - 9.350, bars - 8.325, beam - 8.175, floor - 8.975) for the win. The second place gymnast in all-around, Katie Thompson from Whitewater, finished with a total score of 36.150.

Molly Weber (Sr., Taos, N.M.) was third in the all-around with a total of 35.300 (vault - 9.200, bars - 8.250, beam - 8.475, floor - 9.375).

LaFex' score on the uneven parallel bars was good for a second place finish.

Erika Degnan (Fy., Winona, Minn.) also put in a top three performance, placing third on the vault with a score of 9.475. Kambria Blakely (Fy., Moultrie, Ga.) tied for fourth on the vault with a score of 9.425. 

Melissa Thomas (Sr., Long Beach, Calif.) put together a second place performance in floor exercise with a score of 9.575. Weber's score put her in fifth on the same event.

Hamline will next compete on Saturday, January 22, in a triangular at Gustavus Adolphus. The meet, which includes Winona State, begins at 2:00 p.m.