GymHawks Finish First At Alaska-Anchorage

Feb. 11, 2007

ANCHORAGE, AK – Iowa defeated Alaska-Anchorage today, 193.725-188.475 in the second of two meets against the Seawolves. Iowa athletes placed first in all four events as well as the all-around. The Hawkeyes improve their season record to 6-4 with the win.

On vault, freshman Katie Turcotte posted the highest score for the Hawkeyes with a 9.9 while Katie Burke placed second (9.775), Jenifer Simbhudas placed fourth (9.725), and Jenny Donar finished fifth (9.675).

On bars, Katie Burke placed first with a 9.85 while Ally Zipse scored a 9.775 third place finish and Beth Dilick tied for fourth, scoring 9.75

On beam, there was a three-way tie for first place, all of which were Iowa athletes. Nikke Page, Simbhudas, and Danielle Legeai all received scored of 9.7. Brandi Loffer tied for fourth, scoring 9.65.

On the floor exercise, Iowa also placed well, claiming the top three spots. Simbhudas won the event with a 9.9 while Burke took second, scoring 9.825, and Amanda Rudolph placed third with a 9.775. In the all-around, Simbhudas placed first (38.7) and Burke finished second (38.675).

Iowa will face host Oklahoma, February 18th at 2 p.m.

Final Team Scores   Team      Vault  Bars    Beam    Floor   Total1. #26 Iowa 48.675  48.325  47.975  48.750  193.7252. UAA          46.975  46.700  46.975  47.825  188.475
Individual Results (winner plus Iowa): Vault (winner plus Iowa)1. Katie Turcotte (Iowa) 9.92. Katie Burke (Iowa) 9.7754. Jenifer Simbhudas (Iowa) 9.7255. Jenny Donar (Iowa) 9.6756. Nikki Page (Iowa) 9.68. Amanda Rudolph (Iowa) 9.475
Uneven Bars (winner plus Iowa):1. Katie Burke (Iowa) 9.853. Ally Zipse (Iowa) 9.7754t. Beth Dilick (Iowa) 9.757. Katie Turcotte (Iowa) 9.5758. Jenifer Simbhudas (Iowa) 9.3759. Brandi Loffer (Iowa) 8.95
Balance Beam (winner plus Iowa):1t. Nikki Page (Iowa) 9.71t. Jenifer Simbhudas (Iowa) 9.71t. Danielle Legeai (Iowa) 9.74t. Brandi Loffer (Iowa) 9.658. Katie Burke (Iowa) 9.22510. Ally Zipse (Iowa) 9.15
Floor Exercise (winner plus Iowa):1. Jenifer Simbhudas (Iowa) 9.92. Katie Burke (Iowa) 9.8253. Amanda Rudolph (Iowa) 9.7756t. Beth Dilick (Iowa) 9.658. Danielle Legeai (Iowa) 9.611. Ally Zipse (Iowa) 9.05
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