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COLUMBIA, MO- No. 13 University of Missouri Gymnastics erupted for the second-highest regional score in program history with a 197.400 in the NCAA Regional Second Round to advance to the NCAA Regional Finals in Los Angeles. of tomorrow. UCLA won the session at 198.275, followed by the Tigers in second at 197.400, Stanford in third at 197.275 and Boise State in fourth at 196.225.
As evening session top two, Mizzou and UCLA advance to face No. 5 Utah and Washington, the afternoon session top two, in the regional final at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday. . The top two teams from the Regional Finals will qualify for the National Championships.
During the meet, the Tigers set regional program scoring records on balance beam and vault.
- In the first round, Siena Schreiber sitting in the lead position with a 9.875. Alonna Kratzer landed a 9.775, while Amari Celestine landed a 9.825. The fifth Alisa Sheremeta landed a 9.875 in fourth place. Jocelyn Moore And Hannah McCrary reached the top of the team 9.9. Mizzou totaled a team total of 49.375 on floor.
- In the vault, Siena Schreiber continued the momentum from the floor with a 9.900. Grace Anne Davis landed a 9.850. Moore and Celestine both scored 9.900. The Tigers earned a 49.400 which is the highest regional vault score.
- In the third rotation, Celestine opened the rotation with a solid 9.825. Schreiber and Moore both notched a team high 9.850. Burns completed the lineup by landing a 9.825. Mizzou landed a team total of 49.150.
- In the final rotation, the Tigers set a new regional program on beam with a 49.475. In head position addison laurent landed a beam scoring a 9.8, Schaffer also landed a 9.875. Davis and Hu notched a 9.90. Sheremeta notched a team best 9.950.
The Tigers will face No. 4 UCLA, No. 5 Utah and Washington in the NCAA Regional Finals in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 1 at 7 p.m. CT.