To move on!  No. 15 Gym Devils advances to Regional Finals - Arizona State University Athletics

PITTSBURG For the second time in three years, gymnastics No.

Notable stats

  • State of Arizona advance to the Regional Finals this Sunday for the second time for the reason that new postseason format started in 2019, most lately on the Regional Finals in 2021. ASU completed in second place behind No. 2 Florida (197,875) and has beat Penn State (196,825) and Maryland (196,675).
  • This was the best regional spherical mark in Fitness center Devils historical past, the second-highest postseason mark ever (197,600 on the Regional Finals in 2021).
  • The 197.525 is the third-highest mark of the season for the Fitness center Devils, posting scores of 49.400+ in three occasions for the second time.
  • Between the 2 second-round classes on the Pittsburgh Regional, Arizona State had the second-highest rating behind Florida.
  • The 2 senior Solar Satan handymen Hanna Scharf and minor Emilia White took their A-game to the postseason. White completed third within the all-around with a 39.550, a brand new season excessive for her. Scharf completed with a 39.625, second within the session and his fourth all-around of 39.625+ this season.
  • Scharf had a stellar match. He took house the occasion title on beam with a 9.950, matching his profession excessive and setting a brand new season excessive. With a 9.925 on ground, she scored her eighth over 9.9 in that occasion, together with seven of the final eight routines. She additionally scored a 9.900 on bars, her third mark of 9.9-plus this season there.
  • In her finest all-around outing of the 12 months, White tied a profession excessive on bars with a 9.925, which is a season’s finest for her. On beam, she once more hit a 9.925, her sixth 9.9-plus rating this season, fourth in her final 5 routines. She additionally scored effectively on ground, rolling out a 9,900.
  • Junior Sarah Clark he scored effectively in his three occasions. She tied her season excessive on ground with a 9.875. He additionally tied a season excessive on beam with a 9.900. Within the bars the place he anchors, he is scored a 9.925.
  • The beam crew pulled it off, posting a brand new season excessive of 49,475. The second half of the lineup totaled scores over 9.9: Clark with a 9.900, White with a 9.925, and Scharf with a 9.950.
  • Junior Jada Mangahas he tied the vault’s season-high, with a 9.875.
  • Some streaks had been prolonged at this bout. ASU had 9 consecutive conferences with 49,000 on flooring and vaults. It was additionally the eighth time in a row to hit that mark on bars.

Head coach Jay Santos
On crew efficiency

“They had been in it from the beginning. From that first occasion, they got here out taking pictures. The matchup was emotional. All 4 groups had been hitting and it was tight for a number of rotations. I instructed our crew, we did not budge. inch. Each time a crew places up a rating, we make an even bigger one. They dealt with the strain nice, they completed nice. All 4 occasions had been unbelievable. I am so proud. They got here out with a numerous vitality, prepare and did nice performances all evening.”

On methods to put together for Sunday
“Now we have a few issues deliberate for tomorrow. Do not get up too early, decompress, get distracted, restoration massages, extra restoration we’ll do. Then we flip round and do it once more. Prepare for the combat and do it once more. Show all of it once more. They know methods to put together. At this level they’ve the preparation and so they know what to do.”

Aged Hanna Scharf
Within the evening for her and the crew

“It was a terrific match for me, a terrific evening for the crew. I could not have completed it with out them or with out my coaches. We labored rather a lot within the fitness center final 12 months and it is so good that it is beginning to present” .

On two nice all-round efficiency
“It is wonderful, actually. I am so pleased with Emily. She 100% deserves it. She works exhausting on the fitness center and reveals up at each meet. She pushes me too. I really feel like, at the least in my thoughts, we now have a pleasant competitors. After I see her doing one thing, I really feel like I can do it slightly higher.”

On how the crew feels forward of Sunday
“We failed final 12 months [in regionals], so we now have greater targets this 12 months. This was a stepping stone for us. We need to do nice issues, so this was a step for us. We’re feeling nice forward of Sunday, we’re all actually excited. The vitality is excessive and that is vital.”

Closing outcomes

  1. Florida, 197,875
  2. State of Arizona, 197,525
  3. Penn State, 196825
  4. Maryland, 196,675

Rotation One: Ground, 49.425
The Fitness center Devils obtained off to begin on ground. All ASU gymnasts scored at the least 9,800, up from a 9,800 from Kayla Lee. clark e Alex Teodoro every posted 9,875, each tying their season highs. With a 9,850 from Jordyn Jaslow earlier than her, Emilia White he recorded a 9,900 in fifth place. Scharf anchored to her NCAA regional excessive, breaking her previous excessive of 9,900 in 2022 with a 9,925.

Second rotation: vault, 49.225
Within the second rotation of the day, Arizona State constructed on its stable begin on vault, kicking off with two 9.800s by Jaslow and White. Mangahas tied his season-high with a 9.875. Theodorou constructed on his stable first rating, with a 9,900. Lastly, Scharf anchored once more, scoring a 9.850 on that final run.

Rotation Three: Bars, 49,400
The Fitness center Devils continued their momentum with three scores of over 9.9 on bars. Cienna Samley he posted a 9,800 in second place. Mangahas landed his second 9.850+ with a 9.875. The subsequent three gymnasts all positioned 9,900 or extra, with a 9,900 from Scharf to begin. White and Clark each posted 9,925 to finish the rotation for ASU. For White she tied her profession excessive, breaking her season’s excessive.

Rotation 4: Beam, 49.475
Arizona State entered the ultimate rotation in second place, needing to carry that place to advance. Reeves rolled a 9.825, adopted by a 9.875 from Harper. Clark tied a season-high and an NCAA regional excessive with a 9,900. White captured second place for the Fitness center Devils with a 9.925. Scharf anchored for an additional NCAA regional excessive, matching her profession excessive with a 9.950.

Subsequent up
The Fitness center Devils will compete within the NCAA Regional Finals on Sunday, April 2 at 2:00 PM MST/5:00 PM EDT. It is going to be stay on ESPN+. The opposite three groups within the finals are Florida, Cal and Michigan State.