The Blugolds narrowly edged out the Pipers for the team win, 180.150-179.800.
LaFex scored a 9.700 on the uneven bars, breaking the previous record of 9.625 set in 2002 by Melissa Stanton.
She won that event and the floor exercise en route to the all-around
title. On the floor, she had a 9.400. She posted scores of 8.950 on
vault and 8.825 on the beam for a total of 36.875.
The Pipers swept the top three spots on floor, with Melissa Thomas
(Sr., Long Beach, Calif.) and Kambria Blakely (Fy., Moultrie, Ga.) tied
for second with a 9.325.
Courtney Benson (Fy., Winona, Minn.) tallied a 36.050 (vault - 9.250,
bars - 8.750, beam - 8.675, floor - 9.175) as she finished third in the
all-around. Her score on the uneven bars netted her a third place
Hamline had a top-three finisher on vault, with Blakely placing
second with a score of 9.350. Molly Weber (Sr., Taos, N.M.) placed
second on the balance beam with a score of 9.200.
The Pipers next compete on Saturday, February 12, at the University of Minnesota in the "Best of Minnesota" meet.