No. 6 Alabama downs No. 5 Arkansas
Crimson Tide improve to 17-0 when wearing pink leotards
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – No. 6 Alabama beat No. 5 Arkansas 197.650-196.125 in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,075 during the Crimson Tide’s eighth annual Power of Pink meet.
It marked the ninth time Alabama has sold out Coleman Coliseum and the eighth time in the past seven years. Alabama senior Geralen Stack-Eaton won the vault while she and senior Ashley Priess tied for top honors on the uneven bars. Priess also won the balance beam. With the win, Alabama is now a perfect 17-0 in its pink leotards.
The Tide closed things out with a season-best score on the floor exercise, posting a 49.600 led by Stack-Eaton and Priess, who each scored a 9.950 to wrap up the event.
Alabama started things off with a 49.525 on the vault led by Stack-Eaton’s 9.95. The Tide followed up with a season-best 49.300 on the uneven bars led by matching 9.9s from Stack-Eaton and Priess.
On the balance beam, Priess led the Tide to a 49.225 team score with a 9.925. The Tide is on the road for the next two weeks, first at LSU and then at Oklahoma.