THREE GYMNASTS BEGIN NCAA POSTSEASON ON SATURDAY

THREE GYMNASTS BEGIN NCAA POSTSEASON ON SATURDAY

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Annie Juarez, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda will participate at the NCAA Salt Lake Regional on Saturday, April 7, at 3 p.m. PDT. The Juarez and Caitlin Soliwoda will compete as all-arounders while Courtney Soliwoda will be a specialist on beam.

A live video stream for each event will be provided as well as live stats by selecting the links at the top of the page.
 
The meet will consist of six teams along with four individual all-arounders and two individual event specialists on each event. The six teams are comprised of No. 4 Utah, No. 9 California, No. 16 Auburn, No. 21 BYU, No. 26 Stanford and No. 32. Southern Utah. Juarez will rotate with Auburn and will begin at floor. Caitlin Soliwoda will be paired with BYU and will start on a bye before moving to bars. Courtney Soliwoda will compete with Stanford on beam during the second rotation.

The top two teams and the top two all-arounders outside of those two squads will advance to the NCAA Championships in St. Louis, Mo. Any gymnast who finishes first in an event will also earn a berth to the NCAA Championships.

REGIONAL RUNDOWN
Sacramento State has had at least one NCAA Regional qualifier each year. The Hornets qualified as a team in 1999 and then again from 2006-08. In 2014, Kalliah McCartney made history becoming the first Sacramento State gymnast to advance to the NCAA Championships after she earned one of two at-large berths in the all-around.

ANNIE JUAREZ
All-Around • Sr. • Westfield, Ind./Westfield HS
Juarez will be making her first first career postseason appearance and was recently named first team all-league in the all-around and on bars and floor as well as second team on vault. The Westfield, Ind., native led the team with an Regional Qualifying Score of 39.155 during the regular season. Juarez most recently placed second at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with a total of 39.200. She had six scores of at least 39 points during the season.

  Vault Bars Beam Floor AllArr
1/08/18   at NorCal Classic 9.800 9.850   9.725  
1/12/18   vs. Washington 9.750 8.100 9.650 9.725 37.225
1/19/18   at Utah State/SJSU 9.700 8.825 9.500 9.825 37.850
1/26/18   at San Jose State 9.775 9.150 8.825 9.775 37.525
2/03/18   at Alaska Anchorage/Air Force 9.700 9.800 9.775 9.850 39.125
2/09/18   at UC Davis/Utah State 9.675 9.800 9.800 9.875 39.150
2/16/18   vs. San Jose State/Seattle Pacific 9.775 9.800 9.775 9.850 39.200
2/23/18   at Seattle Pacific/Alaska Anchorage 9.750 9.575 7.750 9.850 36.925
3/02/18   at Boise State 9.200 8.250 9.725 9.825 37.000
3/09/18   vs. Alaska Anchorage/Cal/Minnesota 9.675 9.775 9.750 9.900 39.100
3/16/18   vs. Arizona State/Oregon State/UC Davis 9.775 9.775 9.875 9.850 39.275
3/24/18   at MPSF Championships 9.775 9.775 9.825 9.825 39.200

Season Average Scores  9.696 9.373 9.477 9.823 38.325
Season High Scores  9.800 9.850 9.875 9.900 39.275
Career High Scores  9.825 9.850 9.875 9.900 39.275


CAITLIN SOLIWODA

All-Around • Sr. • North Las Vegas, Nev./Legacy HS
Soliwoda showcased her consistency throughout the year as she averaged 39.005 in 11 meets with an RQS of 39.070. Soliwoda was named first team all-MPSF in the all-around as well as on bars and beam. She also earned second team honors on vault and floor. This year marks the second consecutive season in which the North Las Vegas native advanced to the postseason as an all-arounder.

  Vault Bars Beam Floor AllArr
1/08/18   at NorCal Classic   9.525 9.700    
1/19/18   at Utah State/SJSU 9.725 9.775 9.650 9.825 38.975
1/26/18   at San Jose State 9.800 9.700 9.700 9.625 38.825
2/03/18   at Alaska Anchorage/Air Force 9.775 9.725 9.525 9.775 38.800
2/09/18   at UC Davis/Utah State 9.725 9.825 9.850 9.725 39.125
2/16/18   vs. San Jose State/Seattle Pacific 9.750 9.775 9.875 9.775 39.175
2/23/18   at Seattle Pacific/Alaska Anchorage 9.800 9.800 9.800 9.750 39.150
3/02/18   at Boise State 9.750 9.825 9.675 9.725 38.975
3/09/18   vs. Alaska Anchorage/Cal/Minnesota 9.750 9.850 9.525 9.800 38.925
3/16/18   vs. Arizona State/Oregon State/UC Davis 9.850 9.775 9.800 9.675 39.100
3/24/18   at MPSF Championships 9.825 9.800 9.775 9.600 39.000

Season Average Scores  9.775 9.761 9.716 9.728 39.005
Season High Scores  9.850 9.850 9.875 9.825 39.175
Career High Scores  9.850 9.950 9.900 9.875 39.350

COURTNEY SOLIWODA
Beam • Sr. • North Las Vegas, Nev./Legacy HS
Soliwoda punched her ticket to an NCAA Regional as an event specialist on beam for the second straight season. Soliwoda had an RQS of 9.835 during the season and scored 9.8 or better seven times. She ended the regular season by averaging 9.842 on beam in the final six meets before the MPSF Championships.

  Vault Bars Beam Floor AllArr
1/08/18   at NorCal Classic     9.800    
1/12/18   vs. Washington   9.650 9.100    
1/19/18   at Utah State/SJSU 9.575 9.700 9.725    
1/26/18   at San Jose State 9.675 9.650 9.100    
2/03/18   at Alaska Anchorage/Air Force 9.125 9.850 9.600    
2/09/18   at UC Davis/Utah State 9.775 9.725 9.875    
2/16/18   vs. San Jose State/Seattle Pacific 9.575 9.800 9.800    
2/23/18   at Seattle Pacific/Alaska Anchorage 9.725 9.775 9.800    
3/02/18   at Boise State 9.700 9.825 9.875    
3/09/18   vs. Alaska Anchorage/Cal/Minnesota 9.725 9.800 9.825    
3/16/18   vs. Arizona State/Oregon State/UC Davis 9.750 9.700 9.875    
3/24/18   at MPSF Championships 9.600 9.775 9.225    

Season Average Scores  9.623 9.750 9.633    
Season High Scores  9.775 9.850 9.875    
Career High Scores  9.775 9.850 9.900