Feb. 14, 2004
Berkeley, Calif. - The second-ranked UCLA gymnastics team defeated California and Seattle-Pacific in a triangular meet at Berkeley Friday night. The Bruins scored 197.8, while Cal scored 195.0, and Seattle-Pacific 190.025. Senior Jeanette Antolin won the all-around for the second consecutive meet, scoring a 39.775 that included her third perfect 10 on vault this season. Freshman Ashley Peckett was third with a career-high 39.425.
UCLA hit 24-for-24 routines for the first time this season and received career-high marks from several athletes, including Jennifer Sutton on vault (9.65); Holly Murdock on bars (9.8) and beam (9.9); and Peckett on bars (9.825), beam (9.825) and floor (9.95). The Bruins also welcomed the return of Kristen Maloney on floor exercise, an event on which she has not competed since the 2001 NCAA Championships. Maloney scored a 9.875 on her routine to tie for fifth place.
Antolin remained undefeated on vault, winning for the sixth time in as many meets this season and for the 11th straight time overall. Maloney was second with a 9.9. On bars, Antolin and Kate Richardson tied for first with scores of 9.95. Maloney won the balance beam with a season-best 9.95. Richardson and Murdock tied for second with a 9.9. Antolin won the floor exercise with a 9.975, followed by Peckett with a career-high 9.95. Yvonne Tousek tied for third with a 9.925.
As a team, UCLA recorded a season-best 49.6 on floor exercise and totaled 49.375 on vault, 49.4 on bars and 49.425 on beam.