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Stanford @ Arizona Live Blog

Time for some Sunday afternoon gymnastics live blog with Stanford @ Arizona.

This will be Stanford head coach, Tabitha Yim's first return to Arizona since she left them to take the Stanford  job.

We will also see Elizabeth "Ebee" Price continue her senior year dominance or just what fans have been waiting to see for years, and now that she's healthy, she's a force to be reckoned with.

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1st rotation 0

Maddie Leydin vault AZ - FTY, solid start. 9.8

Taylor Lawson UB Stanfor d-  shap + bail, some leg seps,  toe on 1/1, almost lost it, sits down her double back 8.9

Courtney Cowles VT AZ - Y full, big hop on the landing, but nice height, pikes it down at the end 9.775

Lauren Navarro UB Stanford -  tkatchev, nice height,  toe on, big leg sept on pak,  bail, full in, small step on landing. 9.75

Lauryn Mattson VT AZ - nice y 1/2,  good height, small hop on landing, could open her hips a bit more.  9.875

Rachael Flam UB blind change + jaager,  bail, some loose legs, bit short on her last HS, full twisting DLO, small step, just a bit under rotated. 9.725

Madison Cindric VT AZ - solid y full, stuck it cold, good height, form,

Kyla Bryant UB - toe on + tkatchev,  beautiful, pak, perfect, nice toes, legs together,  DLO, took a small step 9.825

Payton Bellows VT AZ -  y 1 1/2, sticks the landing, some soft knees in the air. 9.875

Elizabeth Price UB Stanford -  perfect 1st hs, shap + clear hip, pak,  lost hs position and then  pinged off,  toe shoot to HB, beautiful DLO, just a small hop -   I don't think I've ever seen her make a mistake on that.... 9.275

Scores after the 1st rotation -
Arizona vault 49.175
Stanford bars 47.475

2nd rotation -

Kaylee Cole VT Stanford  - FTY, hop back, piking on landing. 9.7

Kennady Schneider UB AZ -  toe on + gienger, nice,  bail, clean so far,  DLO, piking a bit on 2nd flip, a bit off balance takes a step back.

Navarro VT Stan - FTY, arms a bit bent on entry, turns early, hop on landing. 9.75

Haylie Hendrickson UB AZ -  grip probs, flings off on a giant, stuck her DLO. 9.25

Flam VT Stanford - Fabulous Omelianchik,  just small hop on landing. 9.875

Cindric UB AZ -  blind change + jaeger, nice,  bail, little loose on hs,  good final HS, blind change + dbl front small step 9.775

Bryant VT Stanford - beautiful FTY, nice height, extension, small hop on landing 9.85

Victoria Ortiz UB AZ - huge tkatchev,  giant full + double back, stuck landing. 9.85

Price VT Stanford = FTY is practically to the outer solar system, slight slight slide on landing. 9.9

Dani Spencer UB AZ - gieger, toe on + bail, nice extension and toes, DLO, just a bit over rotated, step on landing. 9.8

Lawson VT Stan -  FTY, close to table, big hop 965

Christina Berg UB AZ  - short on 1st hs, pike jaeger is huge, full in, big hop on landing. 9.8

Scores after 2 rotations -
Arizona 98.150, bars 48.975
Stanford 96.550, vault  49.075

3rd rotation

Hendrickson BB - beat jump + spl 3/4, solid,  BHS + LOSO, falls,  Jim Watson jinxed her, sw + spl 1/4,  gianer full, small hop 9.3

Cole FX Stanf -  2 1/2 + front tuck, solid,  straddle jump,  punch rudi, chest a bit down,  sw ring + s 1/2,  FHS + front full + front pike to end. 9.75

Leydin BB AZ -  wolf  full,  sw + spl,  BHS + LOSO, slightly off, saves it,  hitch kick to side somi, leans back, saves it, pike jump + back tuck,  ok there,  round off + 1 1/2 9.8

Hailee Hoffman FX Stanf -  front tuck + 1 1/2 twist,  sw ring + tour jete full,  clean double back,  rudi + double stag jump. Solid routine.

Schneider BB AZ -  side split mount,  full turn,  front toss + BHS, slightly off, but she's solid, spl jump,  beat + sheep jump combo, bit slow on the connection,  front full dismount, stuck. 9.725

Flam FX Stanf -  huge double arabian,  very open, front full + front pike,  sw side + popa,  fouette to shushonova,  clean double pike to end. 9.825

Bellows BB AZ - sw + sheep jump,  BHS + 2 ft layout, she's way off and she falls,  front toss, balance check,  full turn,  bhs + bhs + 1 1/2 twist. 9.125

Navarro FX Stanf -  kinda short on the double pike, or maybe I'm crazy,  1 1/2 + front lay, just got front lay around, deep landing,  double back, stuck. 9.525

Cowles BB AZ -  front aerial + spl jump, bit of a balance check it between,  BHS + LOSO, solid, sw + spl, back leg a little low on spl jump, solid on dismount. 9.75

Bryant FX Stanf -  DLO, huge, so much height,  front tuck + double pike, right to the edge of the mat,  sw side + popa,  double back, very open, has a lot of power, 9.85

Cindric BB AZ -  BHS + LOSO, full turn,  side aerial, slightly off in air, straightens well,  spl + double stag ring,  stuck the gainer pike. 9.85 (her fourth straight beam routine of 9.8 plus)

Price FX Stanf -  another beautiful DLO,  she has no problem landing that,  front tuck + dobule back,  sw side + popa, great amplitude and split positions, all this while  being a bio-mechanical engineering major and blowing Jim Watson's mind, promoting women in stem fields. Ends with double pike. 9.925

The plot thickens!

Scores after 3 rotations
Arizona 146.575, beam 48.425
Stanford 145.700, floor 49.150

4th rotation

Cole BB Stanf -  BHS + LOSO,  shoulder dipped down a bit, but saves it, good leap combination,  front aerial  + beat jump,  full turn,  round off + 2/1 twist. Good ending. 9.825

Mattson FX AZ -  clean opening double pike,  1 1.2 + front lay, sw side + popa,  double back.  solid. Good strong opening routine for Arizona. Get the last rotation off to a good start 9.85

Ashley Tai BB Stanf -  BHS + LOSO + BHS, solid, very fluid,  full turn,  round off + 1 1/2 dismount. 9.85

Berg FX AZ -  clean double pike,  sw + spl full + wolf jump,  FHS + front lay + front full, just to the edge of the mat, don't think she went OOB.  FHS + rudi + spl jump. 9.825

Flam BB Stanf -  BHS + 2ft lay, full turn,  front tuck,  cat leap + sw side, leans back slightly, but re-adjusts ok, round off +  1 1/2, stuck. 9.875

Adra Parks Fx AZ -  dbl back, wolf 1/2 + popa,  dbl stag - Wolf full front  full + front lay,

Price BB Stanf -  front aerial,  BHS + 2ft lay, lots of amplitude, small balance check,  full turn, another small-ish blunder, solid on leap/jump combo, round off + double pike, small step back. huge height on the dbl pike. 9.85

Bellows FX AZ -  lands double back way short, possible torn achilles... taken off. On the replay, it looks like she tore it on the punch, if I see what Amanda Borden is saying. 0

Navarro BB Stanf -  jump to split mount,  BHS + LOSO, beautiful, so extended,  front aerial,  sw + spl, lands dismount off to the side. 9.875

Cindric FX AZ -  dbl pike, solid,  1 1/2 + front lay,  wolf 1/2 + wolf full, (Cindric's parents have initiated the latest trend. They're wearing her face on a T-Shirt) clean double back. 9.85

Bryant BB Stanford -  full turn,  BHS + LOSO, very nice,  beat + switch jump,  small error,  front tuck, BHS + bhs + double back. small hop.

Schneider FX AZ  - clean double pike,  front lay + front full,  illusion turn,  sw side + popa,  clean double back. Per Jim Watson  - anything over a 9.15 and Arizona wins. Well, she just won the meet for them.

It's senior day, so the parents and families of the team are on the floor with the rest of the team. That's a little unique.

Final scores -
Arizona 195.725, floor 49.150
Stanford 195.0025, beam 49.325

Oh hi Kerri Strug, we see you there. Jim Watson said Kerri still looks like she's 25 (which she does) and Amanda was all "Hey! What about me?" and Jim comes back and is like "uh, 27!" Ha


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