ERIE (Pa.) – The West Virginia Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling team dropped a 264.530-236.440 decision to the homestanding and fifth-ranked Gannon Golden Knights last weekend.
Wesleyan was unable to win a heat, losing 18 of 19 while tying one.
The Lady ‘Cats fell in the compulsory heats – acro (9.20-77.75), the pyramid (9.85-9.65), the toss (9.90-9.75) and the tumbling (8.15-7.40).
In the acro heats, Wesleyan lost all three – heat one (9.40-8.65), heat two (9.30-8.85) and heat three (9.35-7.10).
Gannon then had a clean sweep in the pyramid event.
The Golden Knights took heat one (inversion) 9.35-910, heat two (synchronized) 9.60-9.25 and heat three (open), 9.70-7.90.
Wesleyan trailed Gannon at the break by a 93.80 to 85.40 score.
In the toss, it was another sweep for Gannon as they took heat one (salto), 9.15-7.10, heat two (synchronized) 9.10-8.45 and heat three (open), 9.20-8.80.
The tumbling event saw Wesleyan tie Gannon in the duo pass at 8.450 to 8.450.
Gannon took the trio pass (8.900-7.800), the quad pass (8.900-7.800), the aerial pass (9.575-8.300), the 6 element pass (9.300-8.850) and the last tumbling event, the open pass (9.325-8.650).
Wesleyan dropped the team event by an 89.63-77.69 score.
The loss left Wesleyan with a 1-3 record on the season.
They will return to action on Wednesday, March 20 at Alderson Broaddus University.