Southeast gymnasts drop dual meet at Missouri

Monday, January 17, 2011

The Southeast Missouri State gymnastics team dropped a dual road meet Saturday at Missouri.

Missouri outscored Southeast in all four events in a 194.925-192.825 victory.

Southeast senior Christina Sundgren claimed her first career title on the balance beam with a score of 9.800. Senior teammate Brianna Gaddie placed second with a 9.775 as the Redhawks finished with a season-high 48.325 on the beam.

Gaddie finished tied for first in the vault, matching the 9.80 recorded by Missouri's Mary Burke, and placed third in the floor (9.800).

Missouri recorded its biggest margin of victory in the vault, where it posted a 48.800 to Southeast's 47.625.

Burke placed first in the all-around with a 39.225.

Three Redhawks win

Southeast's Blake Carter, Brandon Colbert and Shemeika Brewer all claimed first-place finishes at the Saluki Invitational indoor track and field meet.

Carter traveled 7.35 meters Friday to lead a one-two finish in the long jump with teammate Tyler Terry, who jumped 7.20.

Colbert won the shot put Saturday with a throw of 17.23 meters.

Brewer also won Saturday, traveling 12.44 meters in the triple jump.

Cara Harbstreet placed second in the high jump with a leap of 1.65 meters.

-- From staff reports

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