March 13, 1998
SEATTLE - Junior All-American Tiffany Simpson won the all-around competition to lead seventh-ranked Washington to victory in a three-way women's gymnastics meet with Boise State and Seattle Pacific. The Huskies totaled 195.875 to outscore second-place Boise State (192.750) while Seattle Pacific was third at 187.650.
Simpson won three events (bars, beam and floor), recorded two school records - a 9.925 on beam and a perfect 10 on floor - and posted a career best all-around score of 39.65. Washington posted a team school record on balance beam with a 49.450. Husky senior Klara Kudilkova finished third in the all-around, second on vault and third on beam. The other UW senior, Jamie Stauffer ,was fifth in the all-around and second on bars.
The Huskies are currently ranked No. 1 in the Pac-10. Washington will compete in the Pac-10 Championships March 21 at UCLA and then return home for the West Regionals on April 4.
Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Team Scores: 1. Washington 195.875 2. Boise State 192.750 3. Seattle Pacific 187.650 All-Around: 1. Tiffany Simpson (UW) 39.650 2. Diana Loosli (Boise State) 38.825 3. Johnna Evans (Boise State) 38.800 Vault: 1. Lisa Smith (Seattle) 9.8 2. Klara Kudilkova (UW) 9.775 3. Tiffany Simpson (UW) 9.750 Uneven Bars: 1. Tiffany Simpson (UW) 9.925 2. Jamie Stauffer (UW) 9.90 2. Johnna Evans (Boise State) 9.9 Beam: 1. Tiffany Simpson (UW) 9.975 UW Record 2. Lauren Riesenman (UW) 9.950 3. Klara Kudi