Wesleyan Acro & Tumbling team falls at No. 5 Gannon

The West Virginia Wesleyan Acrobatics & Tumbling team, shown here in a recent home meet, dropped an outing to No. 5 Gannon last Sunday. The Lady ‘Cats will return to action Wednesday, March 20 at Alderson Broaddus.

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.

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