March 11, 2012
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -
Here's a look inside the score sheet of No. 4 Alabama's meet vs. No. 14 Missouri on Friday, March 9 in Coleman Coliseum. Alabama beat the Tigers 197.175-195.375, posting its ninth 196-plus score in nine meets this season.
- Alabama used a 197.175 score to beat Missouri and post its 10th win of the season and its 28th consecutive home win. It was also UA’s fifth 197-plus score in the last six meets.
- The Crimson Tide posted a 49.350 on the uneven bars, its second highest score on that event this season.
- For the second time this season, Alabama’s lead off on the balance beam fell and was followed by five stuck routines. UA posted a 49.325 on the balance beam against Missouri, its third highest score of the season.
- Senior Geralen Stack-Eaton won four of five individual titles up for grab against Missouri, including the all-around. She scored a 39.55 in the all-around, her highest of the season.
- Stack-Eaton posted a season-best 9.925 on the balance beam and tied her season best on the uneven bars with a 9.9. She has now scored 9.9 on the uneven bars in three of the last four meets. The fourth score during that span was a 9.875.
- Stack-Eaton won the floor exercise with a 9.9. It was her fifth floor routine of the season and her fourth 9.9 or better score.
- Junior Marissa Gutierrez won the vault against Mizzou, tying her career best with a 9.95, giving Alabama a clean sweep of the individual titles.
- Sophomore Kim Jacob tied her career-best on the uneven bars with a 9.85 against the Tigers.
- Jacob has gone in the balance beam lineup in all nine meets this season and has scored 9.825 or better eight times.
- Against Missouri, senior Ashley Priess went in the all-around for the second time this season, posting a 39.450.
- Freshman Brooke Parker went in the Tide’s competitive lineup for the second time this season and for the second week in a row, scoring a 9.75 on the floor exercise.
- Freshman Kayla Williams went exhibition on the vault and balance beam against Missouri, scoring matching 9.85s. It marked her first beam routine out during a meet this season.