No. 18 Women¡¯s Gymnastics Hosts Rival Pittsburgh Saturday
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; February 7, 2007 ¨C The 18th-ranked Penn State women¡¯s gymnastics team (9-3) hosts intrastate rival Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Rec Hall. Live scoring for the meet will be available at www.GoPSUsports.com.
The first 1,000 fans will receive a Penn State women¡¯s gymnastics piggy bank and will also have the chance to win prizes from Damon¡¯s with the ¡°Damon¡¯s Lucky Program¡± contest. Also running throughout the season will be the ¡°Big Ten Ticket Trivia Contest,¡± where fans will have the opportunity to win tickets to the 2007 Big Ten Women¡¯s Gymnastics Championships, hosted on March 31 by Penn State.
Tickets for the meet are $5 for adults, $3 for youth and $2 each for groups of 10 or more. Penn State students are free with their university ID.
The Series vs. Pittsburgh
Last Time Out
Freshman Brandi Personett (Katy, Texas) claimed her third all-around title of the year with a career-best 39.125 as freshman Alexandra Brockway (Macungie, Pa.) competed in the all-around for the first time in her career, placing second with a 38.925. Brockway was the Lions¡¯ highest finisher on vault, scoring a career-best 9.875 to tie for second while on bars, Brockway earned her first career event title with a career-high 9.850. Senior Stephanie Sullivan (Gaithersburg, Md.) recorded her third consecutive beam title with a career-high 9.925 and on floor, freshman Rosie Smith (Waterford, Pa.) was Penn State¡¯s top finisher with a career-high 9.850 to place fourth.
Penn State takes to the road next weekend to face Big Ten foe Michigan on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Nittany Lions then return home to host Ohio State in a double-dual with the Penn State men¡¯s team on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 7:00 p.m. in a contest that will be televised live on WPSU.
For more information on the Penn State women¡¯s gymnastics team, please visit www.GoPSUsports.com.