No. 25 Bears Open Season with Tri-Meet Victory
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  01/14/2005

Jan. 14, 2005

BERKELEY - The No. 25 California women's gymnastics squad swept the top three all-around spots and posted a team score of 191.850 to defeat UC Davis (187.375) and Brown (179.950) in Friday's season opener at Haas Pavilion.

Cal senior My-Lan Dodd's beam score of 9.800 helped her grab top all-around honors at 38.775. Freshman Alli Szutu, in her first collegiate meet, recorded a 38.775 to finish second. Szutu, who was the only gymnast to finish in the top three in every event, had a high score of 9.775 on bars.

Senior Miho Maeda set a new personal best on bars (9.900), finishing with a 38.600 third place all-around score.

The Bears (2-0) return to action Jan. 23 when they face defending NCAA team champion UCLA in Los Angeles at 2:00 p.m.

Women's Gymnastics Result
Haas Pavilion, Berkeley, Calif.
Jan. 14, 2005
1. California (2-0)     191.850
2. UC Davis (1-1)       187.375
3. Brown (0-2)          179.950

Results (Top 3) Vault T-1. Alli Szutu (Cal) 9.650 T-1. Tiffany Chan (UCD) 9.650 2. Joanne Pizzo (UCD) 9.575 T-3. Miho Maeda (Cal) 9.500 T-3. Michelle Kulovitz (UCD) 9.500 T-4. My-Lan Dodd (Cal) 9.475 T-4. Hanna Anderson (UCD) 9.475 5. Carrie Lujan (UCD) 9.450 6. Julia Richards (UCD) 9.375

Bars 1. Miho Maeda (Cal) 9.900 2. My-Lan Dodd (Cal) 9.875 T-3. Alli Szutu (Cal) 9.775 T-3. Britani Pittullo (Cal) 9.775 4. Siobhan Luce (Cal) 9.575 T-5. Sarah Cavett (Brown) 9.550 T-5. Brandi Forte (UCD) 9.550 6. Carolyn Kampf (UCD) 9.525

Beam 1. My-Lan Dodd (Cal) 9.800 T-2. Alli Szutu (Cal) 9.625 T-2. Keiko Nakamura (Cal) 9.625 3. Isabel Garcia (Cal) 9.575 4. Joanne Pizzo (UCD) 9.525 5. Miho Maeda (Cal) 9.500 6. Carrie Lujan (UCD) 9.475

Floor T-1. Miho Maeda (Cal) 9.700 T-1. Tiffany Chan (UCD) 9.700 2. Alli Szutu (Cal) 9.650 3. My-Lan Dodd (Cal) 9.625 T-4. Melissa Forziat (Brown) 9.425 T-4. Carrie Lujan (UCD) 9.425 T-4. Joanne Pizzo (UCD) 9.425 5. Carolyn Kampf (UCD) 9.375 6. Nicki Wells (Cal) 9.350

All-Around 1. My-Lan Dodd (Cal) 38.775 2. Alli Szutu (Cal) 38.700 3. Miho Maeda (Cal) 38.600 4. Amber Smith (Brown) 36.825 5. Hannah Goldstein (Brown) 34.425 *Only five gymnasts competed in all four events.