Lewis ties school record on bars at Winona State dual

Photo by Matt Schrupp, UWEC Photo
Photo by Matt Schrupp, UWEC Photo

WINONA, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Hannah Lewis (Jr. – Saline, MI) shined as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire gymnastics team competed at Winona State University on Thursday night, tying the school record on the uneven parallel bars with a score of 9.650.


Despite the top performance, the Blugolds still fell to the Warriors 183.325 to 182.125.

Following Lewis' career-best on bars was Megan Fayler (So. - Afton, MN/Stillwater) who was second with a 9.600.

Eau Claire also claimed the top spots on the vault as Ashley Benes (Fr. – Grand Rapids, MN) and Tori Erickson (Sr. – Woodbury, MN) finished first and second with scores of 9.500 and 9.425.

Erin Hillegonds (Fr. – Washington, IL) turned in a personal best on beam to take second in the event (9.125) while Sydney Dame (Fr. – Clinton Township, MI) had a career high on beam, placing third (9.100).

Erickson tied for second with a 9.525 to lead Eau Claire on the floor exercise and finished with an all-around score of 36.000.

Next up for the Blugolds is their final home meet of the year as they host UW-Oshkosh on Friday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. Follow the live results on Blugold Game Day.