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Women's Gymanstics Blanks BYU 197.05-195.425
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 02/21/2000

Feb. 21, 2000

Senior Larissa Fontaine broke the school record in the all-around competition and scored a perfect 10 on the floor in Stanford's 197.05-195.425 victory over BYU Monday night. Fontaine recorded a 39.825 in the all-around which broke the school record, previously set at 39.675. Her all-around score is also the highest score recorded in the NCAA so far this season.

Monday's meet marked the second time in a row that Fontaine has swept the competition, taking first place in every event. She also swept the meet against Cal on Friday, Feb. 18. Against BYU, Fontaine scored a 9.95 on the vault and the bars, a 9.925 on the beam, and a perfect 10 on the floor.

Other top performances for the Cardinal included freshman Alissa Cooper, who scored a 9.825 on the vault for second place. Sophomore Katy Herbert recorded a 9.9 on the balance beam for second place, and junior Jen Exaltacion took third on the beam with a 9.875. Senior Sarah Harding took second on the floor with a score of 9.95. Freshman Abby Gair and sophomore Katy Herbert both recorded new career-high scores in the all-around competition, Gair with a 39.475 and Herbert with a 39.2.

After defeating BYU, the Cardinal improved its record to 7-2 overall. Stanford will continue the 2000 season on Friday, Feb. 25 at Oregon State.

Stanford Results
Competitor        Vault  Bars  Beam  Floor  All-Around
Alissa Cooper     9.825  9.85
Jen Exaltacion                 9.875
Larissa Fontaine  9.95   9.95  9.925  10     39.825
Abby Gair         9.725  9.875 9.8    9.85   39.25
Sarah Harding            9.875        9.95
Katy Herbert      9.675  9.85  9.9    9.775  39.2
Kristin Jensen    9.7    9.775        9.775
Becky Meldrum                  9.75   9.875
Kelsey Stillinger 9.65         9.825
Team Totals      48.875  49.4  49.325 49.45



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