ST. CHARLES, Mo. –
Southeast Missouri women's gymnastics notched season highs on vault (48.675) and all-around score (193.875) Friday night at the 2018 MIC Championships at the Robert F. Hyland Arena on the campus of Lindenwood.
"I really couldn't be more proud of these girls and what they did today," acting head coach Brittney Emmons
said after the league championship. "They really took this season and just continued to push and work and get better and know how to compete. We really put it together today. I could not be more proud of this team and what they accomplished today."
Southeast finished fourth as Lindenwood took its fourth-straight MIC title with a team score of 195.225. Texas Woman's was second with 194.650 and Illinois-Chicago placed third with 194.375. Illinois State (192.075) and Centenary (188.550) finished behind SEMO to round out the conference meet.
tied for first on vault with Lindenwood's Kierstin Sokolowski with a score of 9.850. Brawner has now won the MIC vault title the past three seasons and has earned 19 event titles in 2018 (55 in career).
tied for third on vault (9.800) to also earn First Team All-MIC honors with Brawner on the discipline.
placed fourth on beam with a score of 9.850 to garner second team all-conference honors. Brawner also earned first team laurels on floor with a second place finish on a 9.875.
Southeast opened the 2018 MIC Championships on bars with a team score of 48.250. Jones and Brawner tied for first on the Redhawks with scores of 9.725. Samantha Gallet
added a 9.675 for second and McKenna Stanley
was third with a score of 9.575. Allyson Bell
rounded out SEMO with a 9.550.
In the second rotation, Southeast tallied a 48.550 with Jones leading the way with a career-tying score of 9.850. Alana Fischer
also matched a career-best score with a 9.775 at the top spot for SEMO. Megan Dennis
was third on the team with a 9.700 and Michael Sanders
added a score of 9.650. Bell notched a season-best score of 9.575 for fifth.
After their first bye of the MIC Championships, Southeast dropped a 48.400 on floor in the fourth rotation. Brawner led the Redhawks with a 9.875 routine. Jones posted a 9.800 for second on SEMO. Adams added a 9.650 and McKenna Stanley
had a score of 9.550. Sanders chipped in a 9.525.
Southeast totaled a season-best score of 48.675 on vault in the fifth rotation before taking its second bye of the meet. Five Redhawks notched season bests or career highs during the rotation.
Brawner hit a season-best score of 9.850 to lead the Redhawks. Adams tied a career best of 9.800 for second on the team. Alana Fischer
(9.775) and Samantha Gallet
(9.675) both recorded career-best scores and McKenna Stanley
added a season-best score of 9.575.