Feb. 16, 2001

AMES, Iowa -- The University of Oklahoma women's gymnastics team finished second in a tri-meet Friday in Ames, Iowa. No. 9 Iowa State won the meet with a final tally of 196.150, followed by No. 17 OU (195.375) and No. 10 Minnesota (195.025).

Oklahoma sophomore Leticia Ishii won the all-around with a score of 39.475, her fourth AA title on the year and the eighth of her career. Junior Mariana Goncalves took first place on the bars (9.950) while sophomore Leah Mueller continued her excellence on the vault, garnering her fifth vault title on the season as she finished with a 9.850.

However, it wasn't enough as the Cyclones captured the first two spots on the floor exercise (Shelly Kringen and Jessy Smith, respectively) and won by a 0.775 margin. Minnesota's Jenny Alf and ISU's Stephanie Sweitzer tied for first on the balance beam.

The Sooners (9-4) host Big 12 foe Missouri on Feb. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman in their 2001 home opener.

Team Scores

1.Iowa State196.150

2.OU 195.375

3.Minnesota195.025

All-Around

1.Leticia Ishii (OU)39.475

2.Sissy Huey (Iowa State)39.425

3.Kasie Tamayo (OU)39.200

Vault

1.Leah Mueller (OU)9.850

2.Leticia Ishii (OU)9.825

3.Kasie Tamayo (OU)9.800

Shelly Kringen (Iowa State)9.800

Karen Kuplicki (Iowa State)9.800

Kendra Ciancio (Iowa State)9.800

Courtney Norman (Minnesota)9.800

Uneven Parallel Bars

1.Mariana Goncalves (OU) 9.950

2.Carla DeMartini (OU) 9.925

Sissy Huey (Iowa State) 9.925

Shelly Kringen (Iowa State)9.925

Jessy Smith (Iowa State)9.925

Balance Beam

1.Jenny Alf (Minnesota) 9.900

Stephanie Sweitzer (Iowa State)9.900

3.Leticia Ishii (OU) 9.850

Sissy Huey (Iowa State) 9.850

Floor Exercise

1.Shelly Kringen (Iowa State)9.950

2.Jessy Smith (Iowa State)9.925

3.Leticia Ishii (OU) 9.900

Mariana Goncalves (OU) 9.900

Sissy Huey (Iowa State) 9.900

Lauren Goldberg (Iowa State)9.900

Mary Anne Kelley (Minnesota)9.900