Bridgeport and Southern Connecticut at Brown
|Full Results||SCSU: 191.700||Brown: 190.700||Bridgeport: 189.925|
|VT: Mei Li Costa 9.800||UB: Kathryn Doran 9.875||BB: Taylor Schulze 9.875||FX: Hannah Stahlbrodt 9.775||AA: Hannah Stahlbrodt 38.625|
The Big Storyline: Southern Connecticut proved its depth in a tight battle with Brown and Bridgeport.
Implications: The Bears faced tough situations due to weather and protocols but saw themselves hold steady in eighth in the USAG, improving a point on vault and beam since the start of the season. However, they posted several personal season highs including Mei Li Costa and Julia Bedell nothing highs on vault, a 9.800 and 9.750. Freshman Taylor Schulze anchored Brown on beam, performing like a seasoned veteran and pocketing a 9.875 and leading the Bears to a 48.125, their best event of the night. The Purple Knights found themselves swapping places with the Owls, going from ninth to 10th as the Owls shifted into ninth. Kat Doran continues to lead Bridgeport on bars, posting a 9.875 to win. Freshman Alyssa Wiggins proves she’s worth watching as she took third place with a 37.200, behind teammate Kiana Session who took second with a 37.200. Bridgeport improved on virtually all events from its opening meet of the year, the small team proving its weight and skill. Southern Connecticut’s Hannah Stahlbrodt claimed the all around title, with a fall on beam, and her best score of the season so far. Chelsea Baker made her bars debut, coming in fourth with a 9.650.
Records: The Brown’s Taylor Schulze scored a career high 9.875 on beam, as well as Julia Bedell and Lauren McKeown with a 9.725. On floor, McKenna Weiner posted a career high 9.575. Southern Connecticut’s Hannah Zebdi scored a personal best of 9.700 on vault, improving on her previous 9.600, as did Sydney Wilson with a 9.525. Noely Macias and Emelia Diaz both posted personal highs on beam with a 9.800 each, Angel Lee followed with a 9.725. Stahlbrodt also scored a personal best of 9.775 on floor.
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