The DIIIsmount: Week Five

In week five of Division II/III action, Lindenwood and UW-La Crosse remained atop the rankings in their respective divisions. UW-Whitewater overtook Brockport for the second spot in Division III while Bridgeport held onto second in USAG competition, both scoring season highs this weekend.

Top DII/DIII Scores of the Weekend
Bria Northrop TWU UB 9.85
Schyler Jones TWU FX 9.825
Kathleen Aberger SCSU FX 9.8
Maya Reimers Bridgeport FX 9.85
Tali Twomey Springfield FX 9.825
Baylee Tkaczuk UW-Oshkosh UB 9.825
Bailey Finn UW-Oshkosh FX 9.8
Schyler Jones TWU VT 9.8
Bria Northrop TWU UB 9.8
Alyssa Kelly TWU BB 9.825
Mallory Moredock TWU BB 9.8
Navia Jordan Centenary FX 9.8
Ryan Henry Lindenwood BB 9.825
Ryan Henry Lindenwood FX 9.85
Breanna Franklin Lindenwood FX 9.8

No. 52 Bridgeport and No. 82 Rhode Island at No. 64 Brown
Full Results BU: 194.350 Brown: 190.900 RIC: 177.100
VT: Campbell, Kistner, Reimers 9.700 UB: Nelson 9.825 BB: Butchness 9.800 FX: Reimers 9.850 AA: Campbell 38.850
  • Bridgeport set a season high.
  • Nina Whittaker (Bridgeport) set a career high on floor.

Bridgeport posted a season high at home on Sunday, becoming the second DII and USAG team to register a 194 this season. Sophomore Maya Reimers led the team with two individual event titles, splitting the vault win with teammates Gabrielle Kistner and Kelsey Campbell. The Purple Knights also swept the top four spots on floor. Freshmen Kat Doran and Lauren Ramirez tied for second on beam, leading the Knights to a meet-winning 48.475 on that event. The Knights remain second in USAG standings after week five.

Rhode Island College registered a strong road score, led by a powerful floor rotation in which three Anchorwomen ranked in the top twelve on that event. Freshman Kaela Skerl lead the team on that event, as well as in the all around, where she ranked second with a score of 35.550.

No. 76 Cortland at No. 72 Springfield
Full Results Springfield: 188.700 Cortland: 187.000
VT: Filipski 9.625 UB: McConnell 9.700 BB: Clemens 9.675 FX: Twomey 9.825 AA: Clemens 35.725
  • Springfield set a season high.
  • Tali Twomey (Springfield) tied a program record on floor.

Springfield set a season high on senior night, led by Tali Twomey, who tied the program record on floor (set in 2001). Madi Dagen finished a close second with 9.775. Briana Kerr and Jessica Clemens also took event titles for the Pride, and Clemens also won the all around.

Cortland’s Emma Schulz tied for second on floor with a 9.775, and Rachel Filipski and Sidney McConnell won event titles on vault and bars, respectively, for the Red Dragons. The team registered season highs on those two events.

No. 29 Ohio State, No. 70 UW-Whitewater and No. 62 West Chester at No. 53 Rutgers
Full Results tOSU: 195.850 RU: 194.800 WCU: 191.600 UW-W: 191.275
VT: Mattern, Lowe 9.875 UB: Hofland 9.825 BB: Shank 9.850 FX: Stone 9.875 AA: Mattern 39.150
  • UW-Whitewater set the eighth highest floor score and fifth highest beam score in program history.

UW-Whitewater set a season high by almost three points, becoming the third DIII team in the country to break the 190 mark this season. The Warhawks registered the No. 8 floor score on program history, with three 9.700+ routines. Kate Mierow led the team both on floor and on beam where she scored a 9.750. Sophomore Lauren Marshall scored a 9.750 on vault, leading the team and registering within the top fifteen scores on that apparatus in program history.

West Chester narrowly edged the Warhawks for third, led by a 9.750 on vault from Meghan Chan and one on floor from Madison Brent, finishing only a tenth short of its season high.

No. 56 Texas Woman’s at No. 80 Centenary (Friday)
Full Results TWU: 193.7 Centenary: 185.7
VT: Lazarus, Moredock, Jones 9.75 UB: Northrop 9.85 BB: Alderman, Moredock 9.775 FX: Jones 9.825 AA: Smith 37.175
  • TWU registered a season high.
  • Tavia Smith (Centenary) set season highs in three events and the all around.
No. 81 Gustavus Adolphus and No. 77 UW-Eau Claire at No. 66 UW-La Crosse
Full Results UW-L: 189.600 UW-EC: 183.750 GAC: 179.875
VT: Wiekamp 9.55 UB: Enright 9.675 BB: Weyker 9.625 FX: Beckman 9.75 AA: Erickson 37.5
  • Tori Erickson (UW-EC) recorded the seventh highest all around score in program history.
No. 78 UW-Stout at No. 75 Hamline
Full Results Hamline: 186.150 UW-S: 184.525
VT: Bugge 9.675 UB: Beaver 9.45 BB: Sirjord 9.525 FX: Cooper 9.7 AA: Beaver 37.15
No. 40 San Jose State, No. 65 Seattle Pacific and No. 21 Stanford at No. 48 UC Davis
Full Results Stan: 196.050 UCD: 195.150 SJSU: 192.975 SPU: 190.750
VT: Price, Flam 9.875 UB: Price 9.925 BB: Cole, Flam, Brown, Kessler 9.825 FX: Flam, Kessler 9.875 AA: Flam 39.375
  • Darian Burns (SPU) set an all around career high.
  • Haven Lanzador (SPU) set a career high on bars.
No. 82 Rhode Island at No. 67 Southern Connecticut
Full Results SCSU: 189.525 RIC: 177.550
VT: Avendano 9.625 UB: Aberger 9.600 BB: Balasco, Dawkins 9.650 FX: Aberger 9.800 AA: Murphy 36.525
  • Kathleen Aberger (SCSU) set a season high on floor.
No. 71 Ithaca at No. 69 Brockport
Full Results Brockport: 188.925 Ithaca: 188.575
VT: Mager 9.775 UB: Christoforo 9.500 BB: Kowalik 9.750 FX: Kowalik 9.750 AA: —
  • Ithaca set season high scores on vault and bars.
No. 32 Kent State, No. 79 UW-Oshkosh and No. 57 William & Mary at No. 25 George Washington
Full Results GWU: 196.525 Kent St.: 195.275 W&M: 193.225 UW-O: 190.975
VT: Drouin-Allaire, Winstanley 9.900 UB: Stypinski 9.950 BB: Stypinski 9.925 FX: Drouin-Allaire 9.925 AA: Stypinski 39.550
  • UW-Oshkosh set season highs on all four events and in total team score, as well as for sixteen individual routines.
No. 56 Texas Woman’s at No. 80 Centenary (Sunday)
Full Results TWU: 192.650 Centenary: 189.750
VT: Jones 9.800 UB: Northrop 9.800 BB: Kelly 9.825 FX: Jordan 9.800 AA: Jones 38.475
  • Alyssa Kelly (TWU) tied her career high on beam.
  • Three Centenary gymnasts set career highs on beam.
  • Jenny Jackson (Centenary) set career highs on vault and floor.
No. 49 Lindenwood and No. 74 Winona State at No. 63 Illinois State
Full Results LU: 193.600 Ill St: 191.200 Winona: 186.825
VT: Cooke 9.750 UB: Marema 9.750 BB: Henry 9.825 FX: Cooke 9.875 AA: Wiggle 38.650
  • Lindenwood set a season high on floor.
No. 73 Ursinus at No. 62 West Chester
Full Results West Chester 192.25 Ursinus 186.075
VT: Meakim 9.725 UB: Marshall 9.7 BB: Nodarse 9.775 FX: LaFountain 9.775 AA: Brubaker 37.575
  • Eleanor LaFountain (Ursinus) tied her career high on floor.
  • Heather Brubaker (Ursinus) set a career high in the all around.

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Article by Rebecca Scally

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