Women’s gymnasts beat No. 11 OSU

by Michael Rand

The No. 10 Gophers women’s gymnastics team rebounded from its first loss of the season last weekend by defeating No. 11 Ohio State 193.500 to 191.575 Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
Sophomore Judy Cavazos led Minnesota by scoring a 9.90 on the uneven bars, a 9.825 on the balance beam and a 9.775 on the floor exercise. Cavazos, Cathy Keyser and Cami Phillippi finished 1-2-3 on the balance beam for the Gophers.
The men’s team, meanwhile, fell to the Buckeyes by a score of 226.350 to 217.950.
Junior Jason Krob won the pommel horse for Minnesota with a score of 9.750.
Both teams are home next weekend; the men take on Illinois at 11 a.m. Saturday while the women compete against Utah State at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Tennis team sweeps
The Gophers women’s tennis team defeated Iowa State 7-0 Sunday at the 98th Street Racquet Club in Bloomington.
Minnesota won two of three matches to earn the doubles point and then won all six of its singles matches in straight sets en route to the victory.
Sophomore Nora Sauska improved to 13-3 with a 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles.

Dineen sets record
Niles Dineen set a Minnesota indoor record in the 55-meter hurdles this weekend at a triangular meet in Lincoln, Neb. Dineen finished in 7.31 seconds, breaking the old record of 7.45 seconds set by Rich Benoy in 1989.
Fred Rogers (55-meter dash) and Chad Yenchesky (shot put) also earned first-place finishes for the Gophers. The team placed third behind Kent State and Nebraska.
The women’s team, meanwhile, finished second in its meet in Lincoln, defeating Kent State but losing to Nebraska. Daphne Panhuysen was a double winner for the Gophers in the 800-meter run and mile run.
Sophomore thrower Nicole Chimko (shot put) was the only other Gopher to win a title.