Berlin sets program-high, King tops BAC and ETBU

Photo credit: Dakota Bastin
Photo credit: Dakota Bastin

BELMONT, N.C. – The 10th-ranked King University acrobatics & tumbling team earned a pair of wins on Friday night at Belmont Abbey College. The Tornado defeated the Crusaders 248-19-126.90 and East Texas Baptist University 248.19-197.81. Ashley Berlin set a program-high in the tumbling aerial heat to lead the Tornado.

THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: #10 King 248.19, Belmont Abbey 126.90; #10 King 248.19, East Texas Baptist 197.81
LOCATION: Wheeler Center; Belmont, N.C.
RECORDS: King 3-0; Belmont Abbey 0-3; East Texas Baptist 1-3

HOW IT HAPPENED

Compulsory Event – Heat 1 (Acro)
Team Members: Berlin, Abigail Keith, Mattie Brown, Moira Lyons, Katie Wester, Olivia Kincaid, Maya Hines, Claire Guittard, Elizabeth White
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 8.30

Compulsory Event - Heat 2 (Pyramid)
Team Members:
Berlin, Caroline Versluis, Cassie Tackett, Aarynlee Fritz, Madeline Sullivan, Madelynn Alyea, Kincaid, Wester, Keith, Guittard, Brown, Hines, Lyons, White, Bailey Hensley
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.30

Compulsory Event – Heat 3 (Toss)
Team Members: Berlin, Hines, Brown, White, Guittard, Wester, Lyons, Keith, Versluis, Kincaid, Fritz
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.70

Compulsory Event – Heat 4 (Tumbling)
Team Members:
Brown, Versluis, Hines, White, Guittard, Jenah Cooper, Sullivan, Berlin
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 6.75

Acro Event - Heat 1 (5-Element)
Team Members:
Kincaid, Brown, Lyons
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.15

Acro Event - Heat 2 (6-Element)
Team Members:
Berlin, Keith, Guittard, Fritz
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.40

Acro Event – Heat 3 (7-Element)
Team Members:
Berlin, Keith, Hines, Alyea
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.35

Pyramid Event – Heat 1
Team Members:
Berlin, Kincaid, Lyons, Fritz, Cooper, Brown, Guittard, Versluis
Points Possible: 9.90
Score: 9.05

Pyramid Event - Heat 2
Team Members:
Alyea, Berlin, Bowles, White, Lyons, Tackett, Keith, Wester, Brown, Kincaid, Fritz
Points Possible: 9.70
Score: 9.00

Pyramid Event – Heat 3
Team Members:
Lyons, Keith, Berlin, White, Fritz
Points Possible: 10.00
Score: 9.55

Toss Event – Heat 1
Team Members: Wester, Hines, Keith, Kincaid, White, Fritz
Points Possible: 9.00
Score: 8.85

Toss Event – Heat 2
Team Members: Berlin, Hines, Brown, White, Guittard, Wester, Lyons, Keith, Versluis, Kincaid, Fritz
Points Possible: 9.00
Score: 8.60

Toss Event - Heat 3
Team Members: Brown, Lyons, Versluis, Guittard, Berlin, Fritz
Points Possible: 9.70
Score: 8.50

Tumbling Event – Duo Pass
Team Members: Berlin, Versluis
Points Possible: 9.450
Score: 8.850

Tumbling Event – Trio Pass
Team Members:
Keith, Tackett, Cooper
Points Possible: 8.500
Score: 7.200

Tumbling Event – Quad Pass
Team Members: White, Brown, Guittard, Lyons
Points Possible: 8.750
Score: 7.700

Tumbling Event – Aerial Pass
Team Members:
Berlin
Points Possible: 10.000
Score: 9.825

Tumbling Event – 6 Element Pass
Team Members: Guittard
Points Possible: 8.900
Score: 8.550

Tumbling Event – Open Pass
Team Members:
White
Points Possible: 9.500
Score: 7.725

Team Event
Team Members:
Entire team
Points Possible: 101.44
Score: 82.54

BEYOND THE BOX SCORE

  • Berlin set a program high in the tumbling aerial pass with a score of 9.825. The previous high was 9.700 set last March against Alderson Broaddus University.
  • This marks the first time since March of 2015 the Tornado have won three straight meets.
  • It also is the first time King has won their first three meets of a season.
  • Three wins matches the most in program history, set in both 2015 and 2016.

UP NEXT

  • King travels to fifth-ranked Gannon University on March 2.
  • Belmont Abbey hosts Limestone College on March 16.
  • East Texas Baptist travels to Davis & Elkins College on March 14.