February 08, 2011

LaFex earns WIAC specialist of the week honor

LaFex (So., Diamond Bar, Calif.) dazzled with an impressive release move on the uneven bars as she posted a school record score in a dual meet against UW-Eau Claire on February 1st. 

She scored a 9.700 on the uneven bars, breaking the previous record of 9.625 set in 2002 by Melissa Stanton.

LaFex 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 will next complete on Saturday, February 12, at the Best of Minnesota meet at the University of Minnesota. The meet, also featuring Winona State and Gustavus Adolphus, begins at 6:00 p.m.