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Grable Wins Seventh All-Around Title Of The Season

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Grable Wins Seventh All-Around Title Of The Season

ATHENS, Ga. — Senior All-American Katherine Grable scored a 39.600 in the all-around competition at No. 6 Georgia to claim her seventh all-around title of the season. In the team competition, The No. 13 Razorbacks fell to Georgia 197.650 — 195.675 after receiving a three-tenth neutral deduction after the meet. Grable started the meet off by tying her career-best mark on the bars of a 9.90 for the second meet in a row. Grable would then post a 9.925 on the vault and followed by a 9.925 on the floor to win her seventh floor title of the season as well. Grable finished the meet with a 9.85 on the beam. The Razorbacks tied their season-best bars rotation to open the meet strong with a 49.225. Grable tied her career-best mark of 9.90 on the event for the second-straight meet. Senior Shelby Salmon followed Grable’s performance with a season-best 9.90 as well. Sophomore Keara Glover scored a 9.85 in the first routine of her season to anchor the lineup. Freshman Amanda Wellick also added a 9.825 to the rotation score.
Gymnast of the Meet — All-American Katherine Grable · Tied her career-high on bars of 9.90 for the second meet in a row. · Won her seventh all-around and floor titles of the season. · Scored a 39.600 in the all-around
9.80 plus routines — Bars — Amanda Wellick 9.825, Katherine Grable 9.90, Shelby Salmon 9.90, Keara Glover 9.85 Vault — Amanda Wellick 9.85, Katherine Grable 9.925 Floor — Sydnie Dillard 9.80, Amanda Wellick 9.80, Katherine Grable 9.925 Beam — Samantha Nelson 9.80, Katherine Grable 9.85
What they said… co-head coach Mark Cook About the meet… “We fought really hard tonight despite having a couple of falls on a few events,” co-head coach Mark Cook said. “All-in-all it was a good road experience for us and we need to go to Nebraska next week and tighten all of our routines up.”
What they said… All-American Katherine Grable About the team’s performance… “It was great to have a lot of new people in the lineup,” Grable said. “It really braught the team closer together tonight and everyone had to work a lot harder tonight.”
Quick Hits · Katherine Grable tied her career-high on bars of 9.90 for the second meet in a row · Senior Shelby Salmon scored a 9.90 on the bars for a season-best. · Keara Glover scored a 9.85 in her first bar routine of the season · The Gymbacks tied their season-best bars rotation of 49.225
@RazorbackGYM post meet Tweetables (140 Charecters Or Less) – The #Gymbacks tied a season-best bars rotation of 49.225 against Georgia #ALLIN – Senior All-American @KatherineGrable won her seventh all-around and floor titles of the season.
Up Next The Razorbacks travel to Lincoln, Neb., to compete at Nebraska on Saturday, March 8. The meet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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Sports Category : Gymnastics (W)