No. 12 GymHawks Place Second at Cancun

Jan. 2, 2004


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The 12th-ranked Iowa GymHawks placed second in the Cancun Invitational, while #15 Washington took first. The Hawks had a team total of 195.350 to the Huskers’ 196.450. Oklahoma came in third (195.150) and Texas Woman’s finished fourth (189.175).

Senior Alexis Maday won three individual titles and the all-around. Maday won vault with a 9.900, tied for first on beam with a 9.875 and tied for first on floor with a 9.925. On bars, she placed second with a 9.950 to tie a career record. Maday also tied her career record all-around score, finishing with a 39.650.

On vault, Kortny Williamson placed second for the Hawkeyes with a 9.875. On beam, Williamson tied for sixth with a career-high 9.825. Liz Grajewski tied her career best on floor with a 9.875 to tie for fifth.

Other top finishes for Iowa include Stephanie Gran tying for fifth on the vault (9.825) and sixth on beam (9.825), and Nicole Wong finishing eighth on bars (9.850). Iowa will open the home season January 17 against Iowa State.

Final Team Scores:

1. Washington..48.725…49.325…49.100….49.300…196.450
2. Iowa…………49.000..48.625..48.500..49.225..195.350
3. Oklahoma…..48.075…49.225…48.650….49.200…195.150
4. TWU…………..46.950…47.775…46.075….48.375…189.175

Individual Results:
Vault (top three plus Iowa)
1. Alexis Maday (I) 9.900
2. Kortny Williamson (I) 9.875

3t. Kelly McDonald (Washington) 9.850
3t. Tacia Labatte (Washington) 9.850
5t. Stephanie Gran (I) 9.825
10. Annie Rue (I) 9.725
11. Liz Grajewski (I) 9.675
18. Mindi Levitz (I) 9.475

Uneven Bars (top three plus Iowa)
1. Emily Pritchard (Washington) 9.975
2. Alexis Maday (I) 9.950
3t. Kim Lewis (Washington) 9.900
3t. Erin LaBarr (Oklahoma) 9.900
8. Nicole Wong (I) 9.850
9t. Stephanie Gran (I) 9.825
14. Beth Dilick (I) 9.750
22t. Bobbie Zimmerman (I) 9.250
24. Tiffany Kwan (I) 9.175

Balance Beam (top three plus Iowa)
1t. Alexis Maday (I) 9.875

1t. Brittney Koncak (Oklahoma) 9.875
1t. Kasie Tamayo (Oklahoma) 9.875
6t. Stephanie Gran (I) 9.825
6t. Kortny Williamson (I) 9.825
14. Danielle Legeai (I) 9.700
18t. Nicole Wong (I) 9.275
22. Liz Grajewski (I) 8.800

Floor Exercise (top three plus Iowa)
1t. Alexis Maday (I) 9.925

1t. Brittney Koncak (Oklahoma) 9.925
1t. Kasie Tamayo (Oklahoma) 9.925
5t. Liz Grajewski (I) 9.875
12t. Bobbie Zimmerman (I) 9.825
14t. Danielle Legeai (I) 9.800
14t. Kortny Williamson (I) 9.800
17. Mindi Levitz (I) 9.775

All-Around (top three plus Iowa)
1. Alexis Maday (I) 39.650

2. Emily Pritchard (Washington) 39.500
3. Brittney Koncak (Oklahoma) 39.325