UA gymnastics loses at UCLA

By: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Staff
Published: Saturday, January 7, 2017
Arkansas' Amanda Wellick competes Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in the beam portion of the Razorbacks' meet with Kentucky in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.
Photo by Andy Shupe
Arkansas' Amanda Wellick competes Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in the beam portion of the Razorbacks' meet with Kentucky in Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville.

Arkansas’ Amanda Wellick, who finished tied for first on the vault with a 9.900 and finished second in the all-around with a 39.300, did all she could but the Razorbacks still lost to No. 4 UCLA 195.700-195.350 at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles.

Wellick finished second in the all-around to UCLA freshman Madison Kocian, a silver medalist in the uneven bars in the Rio de Janiero Olympics. Wellick also had a 9.825 on the uneven bars.

Arkansas newcomers Hailey Garner had a 9.825 on the uneven bars and balance beam while Jessica Yamzon scored a 38.925 in the all-around, including a 9.800 on the beam.

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