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Auburn Gymnastics season comes to a close on Friday night, placing third in NCAA Berkely Regional

Auburn Gymnastics are unable to advance in NCAA Regional Semifinal, posting a final score of 196.8

AUBURN, Ala (EETV) - Auburn Gymnastics season comes to a close on Friday night, scoring a 196.8 in the NCAA Berkley Regional Semifinal, which led to a third place bid for the Tigers. 

Only the top two teams out of four can advance into the next round per regional meet. Auburn was in a great spot after the initial rotation, scoring a 49.550 on the floor routines. That score was the second highest score for the Tigers on floor routine this season. 

While on the floor rotation, five Tigers scored a 9.9 or better. Fifth year Aria Brusch led the initial charge scoring the first 9.9, which was then followed up by 9.925 from both junior Sophia Groth and Senior Gabby McLaughlin. The score for Sophia Groth tied a season high for her. Fifth year senior Cassie Stevens and Olivia Hollingsworth closed out the rotation with a 9.9 each. 

In the next rotation the Tigers moved on to vault and scored a 48.975. The leading scorer for this rotation was Cassie Stevens, posting a 9.875. Groth and senior Sydney Schumaker led off the rotation with 9.8s each. Hollingsworth and freshman Julianne Huff also contributed with 9.7s. 

Cassie Stevens was the leading scorer for the bars rotation as well, scoring a 9.875 from the anchor position. Hollingsworth earned a 9.85 on bars, and McLaughlin followed that up with a 9.775. Groth and redshirt freshman Oliva Greaves added a 9.75 and a 9.725, making the team total for this rotation 48.975.

The Tigers finished strong in their last rotation, totaling 49.300. Freshman Paige Zancan started the team off with a 9.9, to tie a career best. While Stevens and McLaughlin finished tied for capped off the meet with 9.9s. 

Stevens came in fourth in the all-around with a 39.550, while Zanca, Stevens, and McLaughlin finished tied for third on beam. Stevens has an opportunity to advance individually to the NCAA Championship in Fort Worth, Texas on April 18-20 at the conclusion of Sunday’s regional final. 


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