THIS WEEK IN SEAWOLF GYMNASTICS ...
Fri., Jan. 11 — 7 pm AST — Alaska Airlines Center — Anchorage, AK
Brown (0-0) at Alaska Anchorage (1-1)
Sun., Jan. 13 — 2 pm AST — Alaska Airlines Center — Anchorage, AK
Brown at Alaska Anchorage
LIVE VIDEO (free): portal.stretchinternet.com/uaa
LIVE STATS: http://www.goseawolves.com/fls/13400/Gymnastics/20190111.htm (Fri.) and http://www.goseawolves.com/fls/13400/Gymnastics/20190113.htm (Sun.)
SOCIAL MEDIA: Check the @UAAGymnastics Twitter feed for in-meet updates & final scores.
WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Seawolves will move from their standard setup in the auxiliary gymnasium to the main arena of the Alaska Airlines Center when they face Brown University for dual meets Friday and Sunday ... UAA has previously hosted the MPSF Championships and a tri-meet in the main arena, with this marking the first duals held there.
ALL-TIME VS. BROWN: Series tied 3-3
In Anchorage: UAA leads 2-0
Streak: BU 1
Last: BU 191.500-190.475 (Feb. 12, 2011 at New Hampshire)
Notes: The Seawolves swept the Bears in a pair of duals at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex, Feb. 19 & 21, 2011, including a 189.525-189.325 squeaker on Feb. 21 ... series started in 2000.
SCOUTING THE BEARS: This week will mark a homecoming for Brown head coach Sara Carver-Milne, who competed for the Seawolves from 1994-96 ... the Bears, who compete in the East Coast Athletic Conference in gymnastics, are making their season debut this week ... last season the Providence, Rhode Island, program averaged 192.108 and posted a season high of 194.025.
SEAWOLVES SPLIT WITH REDBIRDS: The Seawolves began the 2019 campaign with a dual-meet split against Illinois State last week at the Alaska Airlines Center ... on Friday, UAA got off to a slow start on vault and bars on the way to a 188.925 total ... So. Isabelle Fox earned a 38.100 all-around, placing runner-up on floor with a 9.8, while Jr. Sophia Hyderally recorded a 9.7 on bars and a 9.75 on her first-ever floor routine ... on Sunday, the Seawolves set a program record for highest score in January as Fox’s winning and career-high 38.850 all-around sparked a 192.350-189.275 victory over the Redbirds ... Hyderally earned the win on uneven bars with a 9.675, along with a 9.825 on beam and a 9.8 on floor, while Jr. Kennedy Green delivered 9.65s on vault and floor ... Jr. Mackenzie Miller added a 9.625 on bars and a 9.75 on floor as UAA’s 48.625 floor score marked the 10th-best total in program history.
TEAM NOTES: UAA’s 192.350 score on Jan. 6 ranks 18th in program history and broke the program record for best score in the month of January, topping the 192.250 from Jan. 10, 2015 ... the 48.625 floor exercise total on Jan. 6 ranks 10th in program history and also bettered the previous record for January, set with a 48.600 in 2005 ... the 48.250 beam score in the second ISU meet tied for 24th on the program list and would have been UAA’s third-best total last season.
GYMNAST NOTES: So. Isabelle Fox picked up her ninth career individual victory with her all-around win Sunday against Illinois State ... the reigning Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Freshman of the Year led the Seawolves with eight event victories in 2018, marking the most for a UAA freshman since M’rcy Matsunami had 10 in 2013 ... Fox’s 38.850 all-around Jan. 6 tied for 15th on the program’s all-time list and second-best in the month of January; it was also UAA’s highest all-around score since 2016 ... Jr. Sophia Hyderally tied the second-best beam routine of her career with her 9.825 on Sunday against Illinois State ... Hyderally owns the UAA and MPSF record with her 9.925 beam routine at the 2017 MPSF Championships ... an Alabama native, Hyderally produced a 9.75 and a 9.8 in her first-ever counting floor routines last week ... junior Mackenzie Miller had UAA’s 2nd-best bars average last year at 9.605 – 12th on UAA’s single-season list ... in 2018 Miller tied for the 7th-best bars score in program history with her 9.875 against Cortland on Jan. 14, while posting her career-best 38.200 all-around performance at Centenary on Feb. 9 ... the Seawolves got strong debuts last week from a pair of freshmen as in-state products Ali Marvel (Wasilla) and Winter Osborne (Fairbanks) contributed to the lineup ... Marvel posted four scores of 9.5 or better, including a 9.7 on beam and a 9.6 on vault, while Osborne held down the No. 3 slot in the beam lineup with a 9.475 on Friday and a 9.35 on Sunday ... Jr. Kennedy Green contributed to Sunday’s victory with UAA’s second-best vault score at 9.65, along with a career-high-tying 9.65 on floor exercise ... a Colorado native, Green has not missed a meet in her three seasons.