April 10, 2011

Emily Lutfey & Michelle Shnayder Qualify for Finals at USAG Nationals

Colorado Springs, CO- Sophomore Emily Lutfey and freshman Michelle Shnayder both qualified to the event finals on the floor exercise and will compete today at the USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships hosted at the U.S. Air Force Academy. 

Lutfey competed all-around for the Bears, and earned scores of a 9.650 on the vault for seventh place, 9.250 on the bars for 22nd, 9.600 on beam for 14th, and a fifth-place 9.750 on the floor to advance to the finals.  All-around, Lutfey finished with a score of 38.250.  Shnayder, who competed on the floor exercise for the Bears, earned a 9.725 and earned fifth place to advance into the finals.

Also competing for the Bears this weekend was Kasey Haas, who posted a 9.525 on the bars.  Katie Goddard finished with a 9.625 on the floor exercise for 15th place.