NIU gymnastics: Huskies hit season highs in win

By Northern Star staff

Gymnastics reached the 195-point plateau for the second week in a row as it took down the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks over the weekend.

The Huskies (8-2, 3-1 MAC) beat the Redhawks, 195.4-193.3, Friday at Houck Field House in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

The 195.4 score is the third highest in program history. The Huskies tied the school mark Feb. 15 with a 195.65 in DeKalb.

Team results

Vault: 48.85 (second-highest score of season)

Uneven parallel bars: 48.8

Balance beam: 48.925 (season high; ninth-highest score in school history)

Floor exercise: 48.825 (third-highest score of season)

Individual results

Vault: Senior Amanda Stepp, 9.85 (career high)

Uneven parallel bars: Sophomore Jamyra Carter, 9.825

Balance beam: Stepp, 9.875 (career high)

Floor exercise: Sophomore Courtney Dowdell, 9.825