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Razorbacks up to No. 7 in nation

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks up to No. 7 in nation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Following Saturday’s season-opening victory over No. 20 Arizona, Arkansas’ gymnastics team has moved up from No. 8 in the preseason rankings to No. 7.

The Razorbacks, who downed the Wildcats 195.400-192.650, are also No. 3 in the South Central Region.

In individual events, Arkansas is No. 20 in the country on vault, No. 2 on bars, No. 7 on beam and tied for No. 5 on floor. Arkansas’ bars score of 49.20 ties for the fifth-best mark in school history.

In the regional rankings, Arkansas is No. 5 on vault, No. 1 on bars, No. 3 on beam and No. 2 on floor.

Sophomore Jaime Pisani won the all-around title in the win over Arizona. She also tied for first on floor, tied for second on bars with a career-high tying 9.85 and tied for fourth on beam.

Pisani’s individual titles were two of five for the Razorbacks. Senior Amy DeFilippo won bars with a career-best 9.90, senior Sarah Nagashima tied for first on beam with a 9.85 and senior Casey Jo Magee tied for first on floor with a 9.85.

The Razorbacks compete at No. 8 Florida on Friday.



Sports Category : Gymnastics (W)