Feb. 17, 2009
University Park, Pa. -
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The 17th-ranked Penn State women's gymnastics team hosts Bridgeport, New Hampshire and Rutgers for a quad meet on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Rec Hall. Live scoring and video will be available at www.GoPSUsports.com.
Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for youth and $2 per person for groups of 10 or more. All tickets will be available at the Rec Hall ticket office the night of the meet.
Rotations: Penn State vs. Bridgeport, New Hampshire, Rutgers
Rotation 1: Penn State, vault / Rutgers, uneven bars / Bridgeport, beam / New Hampshire, floor
Rotation 2: New Hampshire, vault / Penn State, uneven bars / Rutgers, beam / Bridgeport, floor
Rotation 3: Bridgeport, vault / New Hampshire, uneven bars / Penn State, beam / Rutgers, floor
Rotation 4: Rutgers, vault / Bridgeport, uneven bars / New Hampshire, beam / Penn State, floor
Last Time Out
Penn State fell at Michigan last weekend, 195.800 to 194.925. Freshman Natalie Ettl recorded a career-high 9.850 to take home her first collegiate uneven bars title, while junior Brandi Personett posted a season-high-tying 9.950 to claim first on vault and notched a 9.900 on floor for her fifth crown this year. Personett finished third in the all-around with a 38.975, her sixth consecutive top-three finish this season, while junior Allie Southard claimed a career-high-tying 9.850 to finish third on beam as Penn State's highest finisher.
In The Rankings
Below is where Penn State sits in the respective GymInfo rankings for the week of Feb. 16.(www.troester.com/gym)
Based on Regional Qualifying Average
National (PSU Rank, Leader)
Team: 194.630 (17th - Utah, 196.780)
Vault: 49.025 (10th - Utah, 49.295)
Bars: 48.480 (23rd - Georgia, 49.295)
Beam: 48.585 (14th - Alabama, 49.135)
Floor: 48.510 (25th - Utah, 49.205)
Individually in the National Rankings
Brandi Personett is 18th in the all-around with a Regional Qualifying Average of 39.135 and ranks second in the country on floor with a Regional Qualifying Average of 9.895.
Last weekend's meet at Michigan on Friday, Feb. 13 will be televised by the Big Ten Network on a tape-delay basis on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 p.m. ET. Penn State's March 1 meet with Ohio State and Alabama at Rec Hall will be broadcast on the BTN on Sunday, March 8 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
For more information on the Penn State women's gymnastics team, please visit www.GoPSUsports.com.