March 06, 2009

Weniger vault champion at NCGA West Regionals

Weniger scored a 9.675 as she tied for first place on the vault. Her scored helped her place third in the all-around at the meet as well, as she tallied 37.600 points (9.675 - vault, 9.2 - bars, 9.175 - beam, 9.550 - floor).

Her score on the floor exercise tied her for sixth. The top six athletes on each apparatus, and in the all-around, earn all-conference honors.

On vault, Alex Hughes (Sr., Sioux Falls, S.D.) scored a 9.475 to place eighth. Lynn Robohm (Fy., Rosemount, Minn.) had her best collegiate score to date on the vault with a 9.400 to place tenth.

Alisha Anderson (Sr., Spring Lake Park, Minn.) scored a personal best 9.200 on the balance beam, placing tenth.

The Pipers finished seventh in the eight-team meet. They will host, and compete in, the NCGA Nationals on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, at Hutton Arena.

Friday's team and all-around competition will begin at 5:30 p.m. The individual event finals will start at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.