Wellick finishes 7th in all-around

By: The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Published: Sunday, April 17, 2016
Amanda Wellick of Arkansas competes in the beam portion of the Razorbacks' meet with Alabama Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Amanda Wellick of Arkansas competes in the beam portion of the Razorbacks' meet with Alabama Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

Arkansas junior Amanda Wellick scored 39.300 in all-around to finish seventh in the NCAA Gymnastics Championship on Friday at the Fort Worth Convention Center Arena.

The performance earned her second team All-American honors.

She started out with a vault of 9.775 — her lowest vault score of the season — to tie her for 30th in the event. She then placed 20th with a 9.8375 on uneven bars.

Wellick posted a 9.875 on the balance beam, which tied her for 11th.

She finished up with a 9.8125 in the floor exercise, which was good for a 23rd-place tie.

Chayse Capps of Oklahoma won the all-around competition with a score of 39.6125. Oklahoma also won the team competition (197.7875), edging Alabama (197.3875).

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