Razorbacks No. 8; Magee No. 1
FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas’ gymnastics team recorded its highest road score of the season on Friday in winning a tri-meet at Washington and has maintained its No. 8 national ranking while senior All-American Casey Jo Magee leads the nation on beam.
The Razorbacks posted a 196.075 in Seattle to top both Washington and Seattle Pacific.
Arkansas, which has been ranked in the top 10 all season, is No. 8 for the third consecutive week.
The Razorbacks are also No. 5 on beam, No. 9 on bars, and No. 11 on both vault and floor.
Individually, Magee is ranked No. 1 in the country on beam with a score of 9.920.
In the all-around rankings, Magee is No. 6, sophomore All-American Jaime Pisani No. 11 and senior All-American Sarah Nagashima No. 30.
On vault, Pisani is No. 10. On bars, Magee is tied for No. 20. On floor, Pisani is tied for No. 8 and Magee is tied for No. 21.
In the South Central Region rankings, Arkansas is No. 2 overall. The Razorbacks are also No. 2 on bars and beam, No. 3 on vault and No. 4 on floor.
In the all-around, Magee is No. 1, followed by Pisani at No. 3 and Nagashima at No. 9.
Magee is also No. 1 on beam, following by Nagashima at No. 7, junior Stacy Bartlett at No. 15 and Pisani in a tie for No. 18.
On bars, Magee is tied for No. 3, Pisani tied for No. 6, senior Amy DeFilippo tied for No. 10, Nagashima tied for No. 13 and sophomore Mariah Howdeshell tied for No. 15.
On floor, Pisani is tied for No. 2, Magee is No. 9 and freshman Kelci Lewis is tied for No. 13.
The Razorbacks (5-3-1) are on the road this week, facing Minnesota at 6 p.m. on Saturday in Minneapolis. Following the Minnesota trip, Arkansas closes the regular season with consecutive home meets against Pittsburgh and Oklahoma.