Gymnastics team wins on Tennessee trip

Story by Martha Landry, Currents Editor

The Blugolds gymnastics team placed first at the Ozone Collegiate Invitational in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday.
With a score of 184.600, the UW-Eau Claire women finished .325 points ahead of Centenary College (La.). UW-Oshkosh finished third and UW-Stout came in fourth.
Eau Claire Senior Olivia Aschenbrenner finished first on the beam with a score of 9.650.
Senior Cece Solem scored a career-high 9.525 on floor exercise, good enough for second place.
This was the Blugold’s second first place finish after taking first at the UW-Eau Claire Invitational earlier this month.  Eau Claire returns to competition at home against Stout Jan. 29.
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