Bears Open Up 2006 Season With Third Place Finish At University Of Denver Meet

Bears Open Up 2006 Season With Third Place Finish At University Of Denver Meet

Jan. 20, 2006

Denver, CO - The gymnastics team (0-2) opened up their 2006 season with a third place finish at the University of Denver meet, turning in a team score of 182.65. University of Denver finished first with a 195.4 team mark, while Towson finished second with a 191.525.

Freshman Jennifer Sobuta posted two of the Bears highest team marks, leading Brown on the vault with a 9.55 and on the beam finishing with a 9.325.

In the all around freshman Brittany Anderson turned in a 36.5, finishing six. Anderson's top performance came on the bars, finishing with a 9.4. Finishing right behind Anderson was senior co-captain Amber Smith. Smith finished seventh with a 35.975 and led the Bears on the floor exercise, turning in a 9.4.

Senior Sarah Cavett finished the uneven bars with a 9.6, giving her fifth place, while sophomore Hannah Goldstein turned in Brown's top performance on the vault, finishing with a 9.4.

On the beam, senior co-captain Mandi Baughman and sophomore Jessica Pestronk both recorded a 9.275.

Brown will return to action Sunday, January 29, as they will host MIT, Ithaca and Rhode College, in its home opener, at 1:00 p.m.