Three Perfect 10s Help No. 4 Red Rocks Defeat No. 9 Minnesota On Senior Night

Mar 4, 2022, 9:09 PM
Maile O'Keefe - Red Rocks vs. Stanford...
Utah’s Maile O’Keefe, right, celebrates with teammates after scoring a perfect 10 on beam during a meet against Stanford at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)
(Spenser Heaps, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – The fourth ranked Red Rocks had a dominant performance, picking up a 198.575-197.850 win over ninth ranked Minnesota on Senior Night.

Grace McCallum won the all-around title for the Red Rocks with a 39.675 score against Minnesota.

Maile O’Keefe had two perfect 10s in the meet, one on bars and one on beam. She is the first Red Rock since Theresa Kulikowski in 1999 to have multiple perfect 10s in the same meet.

Utah honored Adrienne Randall, Sydney Soloski, Alexia Burch and Cammy Hall on Senior Night.

First Rotation

The Red Rocks started the meet on the vault, while Minnesota was on bars. Cammy Hall led the way on the vault in her final competition at the Huntsman Center.

  • Cammy Hall – 9.925
  • Lucy Stanhope – 9.900
  • Alexia Burch – 9.875
  • Jaedyn Rucker – 9.850
  • Grace McCallum – 9.825
  • Sage Thompson – 9.775

For Minnesota on bars:

  • Tiarre Sales – 9.925
  • Ona Loper – 9.900
  • Hannah Willmarth – 9.875
  • Lexy Ramler – 9.875
  • Halle Remlinger – 9.800
  • Mya Hooten – 9.675

The meet was tied at 49.375 going to the second rotation.

Second Rotation

Utah moved over to bars, with the Golden Gophers on vault. The Red Rocks were outstanding on bars with two perfect 10s and a school-record 49.800 score.

  • Sage Thompson – 10.000
  • Maile O’Keefe – 10.000
  • Grace McCallum – 9.975
  • Cristal Isa – 9.950
  • Amelie Morgan – 9.875
  • Abby Paulson – 9.875

For Minnesota on vault:

  • Mya Hooten – 9.975
  • Ona Loper – 9.950
  • Emily Koch – 9.875
  • Gianna Gerdes – 9.825
  • Lexy Ramler – 9.825
  • Halle Remlinger – 9.750

Utah had a 99.175-98.825 lead midway through the meet.

Third Rotation

The Red Rocks went to the beam, while Minnesota was on the floor exercise. Kara Eaker returned to the lineup after missing extended time with an ankle injury. Maile O’Keefe picked up her second perfect 10 of the night.

  • Maile O’Keefe – 10.000
  • Cristal Isa – 9.975
  • Grace McCallum – 9.950
  • Amelie Morgan – 9.900
  • Kara Eaker – 9.900
  • Abby Paulson – 9.875

For Minnesota on floor exercise:

  • Lexy Ramler – 9.925
  • Halle Remlinger – 9.925
  • Mya Hooten – 9.925
  • Ona Loper – 9.900
  • Gianna Gerdes – 9.875
  • Emily Koch – 9.825

The Red Rocks held a 148.900-148.375 lead heading into the final rotation.

Fourth Rotation

Utah ended the meet with the floor exercise, with the Golden Gophers on beam. It was a strong performance for the home team.

  • Sydney Soloski – 9.975
  • Maile O’Keefe – 9.950
  • Jaedyn Rucker – 9.925
  • Grace McCallum – 9.925
  • Jaylene Gilstrap – 9.900
  • Abby Paulson – 9.875

For Minnesota on beam:

  • Lexy Ramler – 9.950
  • Ona Loper – 9.925
  • Tiarre Sales – 9.900
  • Gianna Gerdes – 9.875
  • Emily Koch – 9.825
  • Abbie Nylin – 9.775

The Red Rocks improved their record to 10-2 on the season. They will wrap up the regular season on Friday, March 11 on the road against LSU at 6:30 p.m. MT on SEC Network+.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com, Co-Host of Faith, Family and Football podcast with Clark Phillips III and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASports.

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