Cougars Lose At No. 5 Stanford

Stanford, Calif.- The No.18 ranked BYU women's gymnastics team recorded only their second loss of the season on Saturday night, losing to the No. 5 ranked Stanford Cardinal, 196.875-195.225 in Stanford's last home meet of the year.

The Cougars, now 8-2 on the season, scored a season-high 49.000 on the beam, the event the Cougars have been averaging the lowest on this season. On BYU's best event, the floor, they scored their second lowest score of the season with a 48.500.

Kelly Parkinson finished second in the all-around competition with a 39.500, while Stanford's Lindsay Wing won every event and scored a 39.750 to win the all-around, a personal career-high, and second-best in Stanford history.

BYU will face Stanford again next week when the Cardinal travel to Provo to take on the Cougars Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the Smith Fieldhouse.

Team Scores        Vault    Bars     Beam      Floor    All-Around

No. 5 Stanford 49.050 49.550 48.775 49.500 196.875

No. 18 BYU 48.725 49.000 49.000 48.500 195.225

Vault: (1) Lindsay Wing (S) 9.875; (2t) Robin Phelps (S) 9.850; (2t) Kelly Parkinson (BYU) 9.850

Bars: (1t) Lindsay Wing (S) 9.950; (1t) Caroline Fluhrer (S) 9.950; (3) Kelly Parkinson (BYU) 9.925

Beam: (1t) Lindsay Wing (S) 9.950; (1t) Jen Exaltacion (S) 9.950; (3) Kelly Parkinson (BYU) 9.850

Floor: (1) Lindsay Wing (S) 9.975; (2t) Lise L