Mizzou gymnastics hosts No. 22 Kentucky losing 195.150 to 193.775
Updated On: Jan 24 2014 10:15:55 PM CST
On Friday night, the Missouri gymnastics team hosted No. 22 Kentucky coming up short to the Wildcast 195.150 - 193.775.
Missouri began the evening on vault where Junior Rachel Updike scored a team high of 9.925 and also took home the event title.
After the first rotation, Missouri trailed Kentucky 48.875 - 47.825.
Next on bars, junior Laura Kappler scored a 9.725. Updike was up next delivery for the team again with a 9.825.
Overall, the Tigers finished with an event score of 48.375 and trailed 97.775 - 96.200 after the first half of competition.
Missouri moved to beam for the third rotation where Mizzou finished with a team score of 48.650 and marking a new season high on beam.
Five of the six Missouri gymnasts finished with scores of 9.700 or above. Kappler and Updike each tallied a 9.725, junior Briana Conkle recorded a 9.700 score.
Heimsath and senior Mackenzie Gill finished the rotation with a 9.750. The mark set by Heimsath marked a new personal best on the event.
Floor was the final event of the night, the team scoring a 48.925.
New career highs were set by five of the six gymansts. Heismath and Blair Elmore (So.) score 9.775.
Freshman Anna Bowers ended the night with an event high of a 9.850.
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