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Event winners crowned at 2009 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate Championships
posted on 04/12/2009

Cornell's Stacey Ohara, the beam champion
© John Cheng

NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 11, 2009 – Temple University’s Katie Canning and Yale University’s Alina Liao added individual event titles to their shared all-around crown during the final day of competition at the 2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships, held at Southern Connecticut State University’s Moore Fieldhouse in New Haven, Conn. Canning won vault and Liao tied for first on uneven bars with Seattle Pacific University’s Brianna Schwartz. Cornell University’s Stacey Ohara won balance beam and Texas Woman’s University’s Tonya Pipkorn and Amie Boles tied for first on floor exercise.

On vault, Canning posted a score of 9.825, followed by Texas Woman’s Brittany Parker in second with a 9.762 and Temple’s Kaitlyn Watson and Cornell’s Tiffany Chen in third at 9.750. Liao and Schwartz each scored a 9.750 on uneven bars with Seattle Pacific’s Kaysha Heck finishing third with a 9.725.

Ohara topped Cornell teammate Melanie Stanbridge on balance beam, 9.850 to 9.800, with Pipkorn and the University of Bridgeport’s Emily Repko posting scores of 9.750 to share third place. Pipkorn and Boles won floor exercise after each earned a 9.850, followed by a four-way tie for third place. Canning, Liao, Centenary College’s Marisa Schneider and Seattle Pacific’s Melody Smith finished third on floor exercise with scores of 9.800.

2009 USA Gymnastics Women’s Collegiate Championships
Moore Fieldhouse
Southern Connecticut State University
April 11, 2009
Day three of three, individual event finals

Vault
1. Katie Canning, Temple University, 9.825
2. Brittany Parker, Texas Woman's University, 9.762
T3. Kaitlyn Watson, Temple University, 9.750
T3. Tiffany Chen, Cornell University, 9.750
5. Lorraine Galow, University of Bridgeport, 9.700
6. Rashonda Cannie, Texas Woman's University, 9.675
7. Karla Bercaw, College of William and Mary, 9.575
8. Miranda Der, University of Bridgeport, 9.550
9. Kerri Lavallee, Cornell University, 9.425
10. Kristie Costa, Texas Woman's University, 9.262
11. Kristie Milardo, College of William and Mary, 9.225

Uneven bars
T1. Alina Liao, Yale University, 9.750
T1. Brianna Schwartz, Seattle Pacific University, 9.750
3. Kaysha Heck, Seattle Pacific University, 9.725
T4. Rashonda Cannie, Texas Woman's University, 9.700
T4. Marisa Schneider, Centenary College, 9.700
T4. Alyssa Zawieja, Centenary College, 9.700
7. Aftan Boudreaux, Air Force Academy, 9.650
8T. Kristie Costa, Texas Woman's University, 9.625
T8. Jennifer Yee, Cornell University, 9.625
T8. Jen Stack, College of William and Mary, 9.625
11. Sarah Darst, Southern Connecticut State University, 9.600
12. Mackenzie Lant, Centenary College, 9.575

Balance beam
1. Stacey Ohara, Cornell University, 9.850
2. Melanie Stanbridge, Cornell University, 9.800
T3. Tonya Pipkorn, Texas Woman's University, 9.750
T3. Emily Repko, University of Bridgeport, 9.750
T5. Brittany Parker, Texas Woman's University, 9.725
T5. Justine Basley, Southern Connecticut State University, 9.725
T7. Katie Canning, Temple University, 9.700
T7. Caroline McAvity, University of Bridgeport, 9.700
T9. Alina Liao, Yale University, 9.675
T9. Kristie Costa, Texas Woman's University, 9.675
11. Marisa Schneider, Centenary College, 9.225

Floor exercise
T1. Tonya Pipkorn, Texas Woman's University, 9.850
T1. Amie Boles, Texas Woman's University, 9.850
T3. Katie Canning, Temple University, 9.800
T3. Alina Liao, Yale University, 9.800
T3. Marisa Schneider, Centenary College, 9.800
T3. Melody Smith, Seattle Pacific University, 9.800
7. Rashonda Cannie, Texas Woman's University, 9.775
T8. Breanna Collins, University of Bridgeport, 9.725
T8. Maddie Pearsall, Cornell University, 9.725
10. Corrinne Williams, Temple University, 9.700
11. Kristie Milardo, College of William and Mary, 9.625
12. Danae Johnson, Rutgers University, 9.025
13. Emily Lenk, Cornell University, 8.750