Temple gymnastics wins its second home meet of the season

The Owls beat West Chester University, the University of Bridgeport and Ursinus College in the Ken Anderson Invitational on Saturday at McGonigle Hall.

All-around Sahara Gipson scores a 9.275 on the bar at the Feb. 4, 2017, Ken Anderson Invitational at McGonigle Hall during her junior season. | JAMIE COTTRELL / FILE PHOTO

Temple won Saturday’s Ken Anderson Invitational at McGonigle Hall by scoring a 194.625 to place ahead of West Chester University’s 192.65, University of Bridgeport’s 191.075 and Ursinus College’s 185.175.

Senior all-around Sahara Gipson led Temple in the vault with a score of 9.8. Sophomore all-around Jaylene Everett scored a 9.725, while freshman Tori Edwards registered a 9.7.

Freshman all-around Delaney Garin added a career-high 9.8 on the beam.

Edwards scored a career-best 9.875 to win the individual floor title. Junior all-around India Anderson made her first appearance in a meet since last season after sustaining a season-ending injury in 2017. Anderson scored a 9.7.

Temple will face Air Force and the University of New Hampshire on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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