Cougars Tame Wildcats

(Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- Keeping the season strong, the Cougar gymnastics team beat the New Hampshire Wildcats Saturday in Durham, N.H., 195.025 to 193.925.

Though it was not their strongest meet, the Cougars pulled a solid performance. Wildcat Amanda Hall led the competition placing first in vault (9.900), bars (9.750), floor (9.975) and all-around (39.425). Hall broke into the UNH record books, earning fourth in the all-around. Jaime Mabray also tied for first on vault. Kandis Kelly was able to steal the first place spot on beam (9.875), followed by Marie-Helene Claveau (9.875) and Dayna Smart (9.800).

On bars, Genevieve Claveau and Kacie Capria tied for second with a 9.775. All-arounders Marie-Helene Claveau and Jamie Mabray led to Cougars on floor tying for second place with Wildcat Vanessa James (9.875).

Claveau statistically had one of her best meets. She posted her highest all-around score of the season (39.250) placing second. Freshman Alethea Boon only continues to improve with each meet, scoring a high 9.750 on vault. Also improving is Dayna Smart, who beat her career high on vault with a 9.800.

Vault continues to be the Cougars best event along with floor. The Cougars posted their highest combined vault score of the season against UNH (49.175).

The Cougars have this weekend off as they prepare to face USU on Tuesday, Feb. 1 in Logan Utah at 7 pm.

Team Results

BYU 195.025

New Hampshire 193.925

Individual Results

All-Around

1. Amanda Hall (UNH) 39.425

2. Marie-Helene Claveau (BYU) 39.250

3. Jaime Mabray (BYU) 38.700

4. Vanessa James (UNH) 38.675

Vault: (BYU 49.175; UNH 48.900)

1. Amanda Hall (UNH) 9.900

1. Jamie Mabray (BYU) 9.900

3. Marie-Helene Claveau (BYU) 9.875

4. Kirsten Pauga (BYU) 9.850

5. Tara Phillips (UNH) 9.800

6. Vanessa James (UNH) 9.800

6. Dayna Smart (BYU) 9.800

8. Jennifer Jones (UNH) 9.750

8. Alethea Boon (BYU) 9.750

10. Zoe Magiros (UNH) 9.625

11. Sierra Jacobs (BYU) 9.200

12. Vanessa Berrios (UNH) 9.100

Uneven Bars: (BYU 48.025; UNH 47.600)

1. Amanda Hall (UNH) 9.800

2. Genevieve Claveau (BYU) 9.775

2. Kacie Capra (BYU) 9.775

4. Vanessa James (UNH) 9.750

5. Rebekah Porter (UNH) 9.725

6. Jaime Mabray (BYU) 9.700

7. Marie-Helene Claveau (BYU) 9.625

8. Beth Bronson (UNH) 9.175

9. Katelyn Schenkel (UNH) 9.150

9. Candace Bauer (BYU) 9.150

11. Kylee Draper (BYU) 8.950

12. Mariana Pena Trestini 8.625

Balance Beam: (BYU 48.825; UNH 48.225)

1. Kandis Kelly (BYU) 9.875

1. Marie-Helene Claveau (BYU) 9.875

3. Dayna Smart (BYU) 9.800

4. Mariana Pena Trestini (UNH) 9.775

5. Beth Bronson (UNH) 9.750

5. Amanda Hall (UNH) 9.750

7. Lindsay Berrios (UNH) 9.700

7. Kacie Capra (BYU) 9.700

9. Candace Bauer (BYU) 9.575

10. Vanessa James (UNH) 9.250

11. Vanessa Berrios (UNH) 9.225

12. Jaime Mabray (BYU) 9.225

Floor Exercise: (BYU 49.00; UNH 49.200)

1. Amanda Hall (UNH) 9.975

2. Vanessa James (UNH) 9.875

2. Marie-Helene Claveau (BYU) 9.875

2. Jamie Mabray (BYU) 9.875

5.Rebekah Porter (UNH) 9.825

6. Sierra Jacobs (BYU) 9.800

7. Vanessa Berrios (UNH) 9.775

8. Christa Tafaro (UNH) 9.750

8. Kaci Capra (BYU) 9.750

10. Kirsten Pauga (BYU) 9.700

11. Genevieve Claveau (BYU) 9.625

12. Beth Bronson (UNH) 9.600

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