Cannie captures 2010 USA Gymnastics National Championships All-Around title
(coutesy of www.twuathletics.com)
DENTON, Texas (April 15) – The TWU gymnastics team posted a score of 193.500 and won the 2010 USAG National Championships team semifinals session II. The Pioneers will advance to the finals on Friday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. Sophomore Rashonda Cannie captured the all-around title with a score of 38.725.
“This wasn’t our best meet compared to the last two against New Hampshire and at MIC but good enough to move on,” said TWU head coach Frank Kudlac. “Rashonda winning the all-around out right is icing on the cake. I am happy to see quite a few individual qualify for Individual Event Finals on Saturday.”
TWU opened the meet on beam and scored a 48.175. Trailing Temple after rotation one, the Pioneers moved on to the floor and posted a 48.525 to move into first place. TWU also had solid scored on vault with 48.425 and bars with 48.375 to seal the victory.
Cornell came from behind to edge Temple with a score of 191.675. The Owls finished with 191.675. College of William & Mary placed fourth with 190.800.
TWU and Cornell will compete with Bridgeport and Rutgers in the finals for the 2010 USA Gymnastics Collegiate National Championship.
Cannie captured her second straight all-around title and led the team on bars (9.775). Freshman Brittany Johnson was the top performer on vault and beam with 9.775 and 9.750 respectively. Freshman Amy Winczura led the team on floor with 9.800.
2010 USAG Nationals Schedule
|4/17/2010||Individual Event Finals||Kitty Magee Arena||5:00 p.m.||Details|