Acrobatics & Tumbling Finishes Third In Four Individual NCATA Championship Heats

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EUGENE, Ore. - The Quinnipiac acrobatics & tumbling team finished its inaugural National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association's National Championship weekend by placing third in four of the five individual rounds in which it competed on Saturday evening at Matthews Arena. Oregon led all schools with six individual championships, followed by Maryland's four individual championships. Fairmont State, Azusa Pacific and Baylor each took home one individual championship.

Quinnipiac competed in five out of 13 individual championship heats. The Bobcats came in third place with a 9.52 (compared to Baylor's winning total of 9.63) in the 5-element stunt heat. Quinnipiac also finished in third place in the pyramid event, scoring a 28.80 compared to Oregon's winning mark of 29.75.


In the second heat of the basket toss, Quinnipiac scored an 8.65 (compared to Oregon's winning total of 8.45) to finish fourth in the heat. In the triple tumbling pass, Quinnipiac scored an 8.33 (compared to Maryland's high score of 8.62) to finish third in the heat. In the final individual heat in which Quinnipiac competed, the 6-element tumbling pass, Quinnipiac earned a 8.75 compared to Maryland's winning total of 9.50.

Individual Championship Results

5-element stunt heat
Baylor-9.63
Oregon-9.60
Quinnipiac-9.52
Maryland-9.44

6-element stunt heat
Oregon-9.72
Azusa Pacific-9.55
Oregon-9.37
Baylor-9.31

7-element stunt heat
Oregon-9.74
Azusa Pacific-9.68
Oregon-9.44
Maryland-9.43

Pyramid
Oregon-29.75
Baylor-29.15
Quinnipiac-28.80
Azusa Pacific-28.30

Basket Toss Heat 1
Fairmont State-9.40
Oregon-9.35
Maryland-8.60
Baylor-8.50

Basket Toss Heat 2
Oregon-9.45
Maryland-9.20
Azusa Pacific-8.75
Quinnipiac-8.65

Double Tumbling Pass
Azusa Pacific-8.82
Oregon-8.80
Maryland-8.77
Fairmont State-8.37

Triple Tumbling Pass
Maryland-8.62
Oregon-8.33
Quinnipiac-8.33
Fairmont State-7.97

Quad Tumbling Pass
Maryland-8.24
Oregon-8.21
Baylor-8.00
Fairmont State-7.77

Ariel Tumbling Pass
Maryland-9.55
Baylor-9.10
Oregon-9.00
Azusa Pacific-8.90

Six-Element Tumbling Pass
Maryland-9.50
Oregon-8.90
Quinnipiac-8.75
Fairmont State-8.30

Open Tumbling Pass
Oregon-9.80
Maryland-9.70
Azusa Pacific-9.60
Fairmont State-9.35