Ladies Record Season-Best Score; Finish Fourth at TWU Quad Meet
Saturday, January 21, 2012
DENTON, Texas-The Centenary gymnastics team recorded a season-best 191.475 to finish fourth in the TWU Quad Meet on Saturday evening falling to No. 10 Oklahoma, TWU and Utah State.

Centenary (2-6) managed to take second in event scores on the Beam (47.675) and third on Floor (48.525) led by three Top 10 finishers, including Ciara Maradiaga's sixth place finish on Beam with a 9.800.

Oklahoma dominated the field, winning every event and totaling 197.450. TWU followed in second with a 192.425, while Utah State scored a 192.325 to finish third.

On Vault, the Ladies were led by Amanda Holt in 12th place with a 9.700. Sara Stone of Oklahoma's 9.925 captured first place. Behind Holt for Centenary was Jessica Lieblich in 16th with a 9.650, while Meg Crowley and Christy Martinez tied for 17th with a 9.575.

On Bars, Stephanie Wright paces the Ladies with a 9.700 for a T-13th finish. Brie Olson of Oklahoma took first with a 9.950. Robyn Price followed Wright with a 9.675 and a T-16th effort.

On Beam, Maradiaga's 9.800 led Centenary in sixth place, while Lauren Carlton's 9.650 placed her ninth. Megan
Ferguson of Oklahoma's 9.900 garnered her top honors.

On Floor, Melody Smith scored a 9.750 to T-10th overall, while Tawnee Hadd's 9.725 placed her in T-13th. Ferguson for Oklahoma also captured first with a score of 9.950.

Centenary's Jessica Lieblich placed fourth in the All-Around competition as the Ladies only competitor to compete in all four events. Lieblich notched a four-event total of 38.575. Taylor Spears of Oklahoma scored a 39.200 to take first place.


Centenary returns to action on Saturday, January 28 when it travels to Denver, Colo. to take on Denver and Air Force in a Tri-Meet at 6 pm.