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No. 10 Gymnastics Scores a 196.100 at Alabama

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In front of the 11th sell-out crowd of 15,075 in Alabama history, the No. 10 University of Arkansas gymnastics team scored a 196.100 for the team’s third score of 196.000 plus of the season in a top 10 matchup for the 10th annual Power of Pink Meet at No. 7 Alabama, who posted a 197.125 to beat the Razorbacks.

Senior All-American Katherine Grable rebounded after her bars routine to win the all-around competition for the third time this season with a 39.475. Grable posted a 9.95 on the vault to collect her third vault title of the year, she also scored a 9.925 on the floor for her third title on that event as well.

The Razorbacks scored a season best vault rotation of 49.175 with the help of four routines in a row of 9.80 plus. Junior Stephani Canizaro started the sticks with a 9.825 career best followed by senior Scarlett Williams with a 9.80, Amanda Wellick 9.875 and Grable with a 9.95.

Freshman Amanda Wellick recorded four routines of a 9.80 plus for the second time this season as she went on to match her season high in the all-around of 39.300.

Gymnast of the Meet – All-American Katherine Grable
-Third meet of the year and she collects her third all-around title
- won the vault and Floor titles as well
-defended her No. 1 ranking in the all-round

9.80 plus routines –
Bars – Amanda Wellick 9.80, Shelby Salmon 9.80
Vault – Stephani Canizaro 9.825, Scarlett Williams 9.80, Amanda Wellick 9.875, Katherine Grable 9.95
Floor – Heather Elswick 9.825, Amanda Wellick 9.80, Katherine Grable 9.925
Beam – Amanda Wellick 9.825, Sydnie Dillard 9.875, Katherine Grable 9.85

What they said… co-head coach René Lyst
About the meet…
“We had to work really hard tonight,” co-head coach René Lyst said. “We made a few errors throughout the night, but we kept fighting for the whole night. For an away meet with a lot of different variables, it was definitely a good meet for us to prepare for the rest of the season.”

About Grable’s performance…
“Katherine is phenomenal right now,” Lyst said. “She had a few errors in her first routine but it is really good to see her hard work pay off for her.’

What they said… All-American Katherine Grable
About the team’s performance…
“It was great for us to get a 196.100 tonight,” Grable said. “We still have a lot to improve on but we just need to continue to work hard and I know we can hit a 197.000 plus.”

On the sell-out crowd…
“It is unbelievable to be here,” Grable said. “It was great to have 15 thousand people here, their energy was just amazing and it really helped us tonight.”

Quick Hits
-Razorbacks score season best vault rotation of 49.175
-Stephani Canizaro set a career best vault of 9.825
-Freshman Amanda Wellick set a season best vault of 9.875
-Katherine Grable scored a 9.95 on the vault to win the title, her third of the season
-Heather Elswick set a season high 9.825 on the floor
-The Razorbacks set a season best floor rotation of 49.050
-Grable won her third all-around title in as many meets
-Grable won the vault and floor titles

@RazorbackGYM post meet Tweetables (140 Charecters Or Less)
-The #Gymbacks return to Barnhill Arena next Friday, Jan. 31, to host Auburn at 7 p.m. #ALLIN #NeverYield
-Senior All-American @KatherineGrable won her third all-around title of the season with a 39.475 #ALLIN #NeverYield
-Freshman Amanda Wellick scored a 39.300 in the all-around competition for the Razorbacks #ALLIN

Up Next
The Razorbacks return to the Barnhill Arena on Friday, Jan. 31 to host Auburn. The meet is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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