DENTON, Texas -- The University of Iowa women’s gymnastics team earned a season-high 49.225 on floor, but ultimately dropped a 195.575-195.525 decision to Texas Woman’s University on Sunday afternoon at the Kitty Magee Arena.
· The Hawkeyes earned a season-high 49.225 on floor.
· Three GymHawks -- Senior Melissa Zurawski (bars, 9.875), senior Lanie Snyder (floor, 9.875), and junior Nicole Chow (beam, 9.875) -- won event titles.
· Six GymHawks registered 15 top-three finishes.
Sophomore Charlotte Sullivan finished second in the all-around with a 38.650, while Chow followed in third with a 38.600.
The Hawkeyes began the competition on bars with a 48.425. Zurawski won her third bars title of the season with 9.875, while Snyder placed third with a season-high 9.825.
Iowa moved to vault for the second rotation and recorded a 48.900. Sullivan, Snyder, and junior Maria Ortiz tied for third with scores of 9.800. This marks a career best for Snyder.
The GymHawks registered a season-best 49.225 on floor in the third rotation. Snyder took home her sixth floor title of the season with a 9.875. Chow, Sullivan, and Zurawski tied for third place, each posting of 9.850.
The Hawkeyes finished the meet with a 48.975 on beam. Chow won the event with a 9.875. This marks the fourth beam title of her career. Senior Nikki Youd and Sullivan followed in third with scores of 9.800.
Iowa travels to Ames, Iowa, to compete against No. 20 Missouri and No. 23 Iowa State in the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series on March 9. The meet is slated for 6:30 p.m. (CT).