#20 Missouri Topples Ladies
Friday, February 16, 2007

Files associated with this release:
CC-Missouri Meet Results 2-16-07

Julia Cornelius

Meredith Smith

COLUMBIA, Mo.—The Centenary gymnastics team took on the 20th ranked Missouri Tigers one-on-one Friday and earned its second-best team score of the season in falling 195.325 to 188.925. Julia Cornelius placed fourth on the bars and fifth on the beam to lead the Ladies.


Cornelius posted Centenary’s highest score of the evening with a 9.775 on the uneven bars. She then followed that up with a 9.650 on the beam. Meredith Smith’s 9.725 on the vault was the only other Ladies score to finish in the top five at fifth.


Julie Abaray of Missouri enjoyed an outstanding evening. She took part in three events and won all three with scores of 9.850 on bars, 9.850 on the beam, and a 9.875 on the floor exercise. Missouri’s Adrianne Perry took the vault title with a 9.925. Perry also captured the all-around title with a combined total of 39.325.


The Ladies will return home for the first of four consecutive home meets when they host Illinois-Chicago on March 2nd at 7 p.m.