The Daily Iowan; Photos by Lily
The Iowa women’s gymnastics team continues its Big Ten win streak, taking the victory over Maryland, 196.000-195.350.
Starting on the uneven bars, the Hawkeyes jumped ahead with a season high 49.050. Sophomore Charlotte Sullivan won the even with a season-best score of 9.875.
Next on the vault, Iowa continued to lead after finishing with a 48.850. The GymHawks swept the podium in the event with junior Maria Ortiz leading a season-high 9.825.
Senior Lanie Snyder took home the victory on floor with a season-best 9.900. The team overall scored a 48.925 to extend the lead.
To finish the meet, Iowa landed a season-high 49.175 on the beam. Junior Nicole Chow recorded a career-high 9.900 to win the event.
In the all-around, Sullivan recorded her own career high of 39.300 to win the competition.
“This win was a complete team effort,” head coach Larissa Libby said. “There is still a lot of work ahead of us this season, but for now, we are excited to be returning home with a win.”
The No. 8 men’s team continues the weekend on the road as it takes on No. 6 Minnesota for the second time this season.
The Gophers won the last meeting, 401.400-393.200, at the Windy City Invitational.
“I’m looking forward to going up against Minnesota,” senior Mark Springett said. “They’re a fierce competitor but it’s a team that we’ve seen before. Our team definitely has the skills necessary to go up there and come back with a win.”