Otahkians win big against Winona St. in home finale

Saturday, March 22, 2003

Led by Ashley Godwin's victory in the all-around, Southeast Missouri State University's gymnastics team breezed past Winona State University in a dual meet Friday night at Houck Field House.

Southeast posted a 193.375 total in its final home event this season. Winona State finished at 180.375.

Godwin won two events and placed second in a third in leading a 1-2-3 finish in the all-around for Southeast. Godwin won the vault (9.75) and balance beam (9.825) and finished second in the uneven parallel bars (9.725) on her way to a 39.05 total. The Otahkians' Amy Cole won the other two events, placing second in the all-around with a 38.575 total. Cole won the floor exercise (9.85) and bars (9.825) and took second in the vault (9.7).

Southeast's Tara Boldt placed third in the all-around at 37.6.

Southeast dominated the meet, accounting for the top four places in all four events.

The Otahkians scored highest in the balance beam (48.675), followed by the bars (48.4), floor (48.250) and vault (48.05). Winona's best event also was the beam (46.875), followed by the floor (45.975), vault (44.7) and bars (42.825).

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