March 2, 2001
STANFORD, Calif. --The No. 5-ranked Stanford women's gymnastics team defeated No. 13 Oregon State in a Pac-10 dual tonight at Burnham Pavilion, bringing the Cardinal's record to 10-3 overall, 4-1 in the Pac-10. Stanford was consistent throughout the night, filling out the top three in the All-Around and claiming the top spots in three individual events. The team set a new season record on the floor exercise, securing a 49.600, with four scores at or above a 9.900. Freshman Robin Phelps had a record-setting evening, breaking her career-best All-Around score, tying her beam score and setting a new floor score.
Stanford secured its two-point margin of victory over the Beavers with an impressive showing on the floor. Stanford set a new season record in the event, while Lise L?veill? and Lindsay Wing shared the top-spot (9.950). Wing (39.650) captured her fourth All-Around title of the year as Phelps (39.500) finished second and Caroline Fluhrer (39.300) trailed them for third place.
Phelps stood out tonight as she tied her career-high score of 9.825 on the beam and set a new high for herself on the floor with a 9.925. Phelps' mark of 39.500 shatters her previous career-best of 38.650 in the All-Around.
Stanford returns to action tomorrow night - Sat., March 3, when it hosts No. 18 Brigham Young in a dual meet at Burnham Pavilion. The meet will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will mark senior Jen Exaltacion's last home meet as a member of the Cardinal squad. Exaltacion is nationally-ranked on the beam, holding the No. 5 spot with an average score of 9.870. The Ontario, Canada native has been a major contributor for the Cardinal during her four years on The Farm. Exaltacion holds the Stanford record on the beam (along with teammate Wing) with a 9.975 and she and Fluhrer share this season's best mark on the bars (9.950). Stanford will then travel to Utah next weekend to face the Cougars in Provo.
Team Scores: Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around No. 5 Stanford 48.925 49.325 49.200 49.600 197.050 No. 13 Oregon State 48.675 48.675 48.900 48.800 195.050
(1) Katrina Severin (OS) 9.900, (2t) Robin Phelps (SU) 9.875, (2t) Lindsay Wing (SU) 9.875
(1t) Lindsay Wing (SU) 9.900, (1t) Elizabeth Jillson (OS) 9.900, (3t) Kristin Jensen (SU) 9.875, (3t) Caroline Fluhrer (SU) 9.875
(1) Lindsay Wing (SU) 9.925, (2) Jen Exaltacion (SU) 9.900, (3) Stephanie Byshowski (OS) 9.875
(1t) Lindsay Wing (SU) 9.950, (1t) Lise L?veill? (SU) 9.950, (3t) Robin Phelps (SU) 9.925, (3t) Katrina Severin (OS) 9.925
(1) Lindsay Wing (SU) 39.650, (2) Robin Phelps (SU) 39.500, (3) Caroline Fluhrer (SU) 39.300