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.
1.Leticia Ishii (OU)39.475
2.Sissy Huey (Iowa State)39.425
3.Kasie Tamayo (OU)39.200
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
1.Jenny Alf (Minnesota) 9.900
Stephanie Sweitzer (Iowa State)9.900
3.Leticia Ishii (OU) 9.850
Sissy Huey (Iowa State) 9.850
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