Gymnasts Take First Place at Rocky Mountain OpenParkinson Wins the All-Around Competition

PROVO -- In a meet that included the University of Denver and the Air Force Academy, the BYU gymnastics team took first place at the Rocky Mountain Open in Colorado Springs on Saturday night.

Behind a strong performance on the beam, the Cougars scored a 194.325, compared to 192.325 by the University of Denver and 191.775 by Air Force. BYU took the top three spots in the beam, with Kari Dye, Karen Froerer, and Kelly Parkinson scoring a 9.850, 9.850, and 9.825, respectively.

Parkinson took the all-around competition with a 39.250. She finished in the top three in every event, including a 9.825 on the floor, beam, and bars. Jeni Lopez finished third in the all-around, with a 38.200.


Final Team Scores:

BYU 194.325

UD 192.325

AFA 191.775


Jeni Lopez 9.475

Kari Dye 9.550

Brogan Jacobsen 9.525

Kim Little 8.950

Angie Hickman 9.650

Kelly Parkinson 9.775


Lindsay Emig 9.550

Jeni Lopez 9.700

Brooke Craig 9.775

Lindsay Lines 9.800

Brogan Jacobsen 9.825

Kelly Parkinson 9.825


Brooke Craig 9.550

Trisha Driggs 9.675

Karen Froerer 9.850

Jeni Lopez 9.225

Kari Dye 9.850

Kelly Parkinson 9.825


Angie Hickman 9.650

Candace Cosgrave 9.625

Brooke Craig 9.700

Kari Dye 9.700

Jeni Lopez 9.800

Kelly Parkinson 9.825