More Record-Tying Performances for the Spartans Friday Night

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Another week, another school record tied for the San José State women's gymnastics team Friday night at the Sacramento State quad meet as the Spartans scored the second-highest team score in school history with a 196.025.

  • Jaudai Lopes tied the vault school record a 9.925 to win her fourth vault title of the season. She now holds the record with Shina Cardeno (2006) and Veronica Porte (2009).
  • Lopes also won her first all-around title with a career-best 39.350, tying for the seventh-best all-around score in school history.
  • The vault team also scored the second-best score in school history with a 49.125, just missing the record of 49.150, set at the 2015 MPSF Championships. Lopes led the team with her 9.925, followed by Madison Kirsch with a career-best 9.900, Lauren Macpherson at 9.825, Micheala Gentry at 9.750, Jada Mazury at 9.725 and Cameron Kelperis at 9.650.
  • The Spartans swept the event titles Friday night. Macpherson won the bars with a career-best 9.875 and tied for first on floor with Cameron Kelperis at 9.875. Kirsch tied for first on beam with a 9.875. Lopes won the floor and all-around.
  • After starting the season with no team score at 196.000 or higher, the team has now scored a 196+ in two of the past three meets.
  • The Spartans also are etching themselves into the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation record book with six more entries.
    • Vault 49.125 – 5th place and highest since 2015
    • Bars – 49.175 – 12th place
    • Team Score – 196.025 – T7th place
    • Jaudai Lopes – All-Around 39.350 – T13th; Vault 9.925 – T2nd, highest since 2014
    • Madison Kirsch – Vault  9.900 – T6th

San José State returns home on Sunday, February 27, for the team's final home meet of the season. The Spartans host UC Davis inside the Provident Credit Union for a 2 p.m. meet. We will also be honoring our five gymnasts who will be in their final meet at home – Tia Gin, Jasmine Henley, Antonia Marquez, Carli Orcutt and Mercedez Sanchez.
San José State         196.025
Texas Woman's         195.425
Sacramento State      194.850
Alaska Anchorage      192.000
1. Jaudai Lopes, San José State        9.925 – tied school record
SJSU Results – Madison Kirsch 9.900; Lauren Macpherson 9.825; Micheala Gentry 9.750; Jada Mazury 9.725; Cameron Kelperis 9.650.
1. Lauren Macpherson, San José State        9.875
SJSU Results – Jada Mazury 9.850; Alexa Solomon 9.850; Jaudai Lopes 9.825; Emma Milne 9.775; Katherine Weyhmiller 9.750.
1. Madison Kirsch, San José State    9.875
1. Amber Koeth, Sacramento State 9.875
1. Steelie King, Texas Woman's       9.875
SJSU Results – Jada Mazury 9.825; Jaudai Lopes 9.775; Lauren Macpherson 9.625; Katherine Weyhmiller 9.475; Emma Milne 9.225.
1. Cameron Kelperis, San José State           9.875
1. Lauren Macpherson, San José State        9.875
SJSU Results – Jaudai Lopes 9.825; Carli Orcutt 9.800; Antonia Marquez 9.775; Jada Mazury 9.700.
1. Jaudai Lopes                   39.350
2. Lauren Macpherson      39.200
4. Jada Mazury                   39.100