Jan. 13, 2006
The 11th-ranked Tigers finished with a team total of 195.300 and improved to 1-4 on the season. The Tigers have now won five of its last six home openers.
Under head coach Jeff Thompson, the Tigers are now 18-1 at home in non-conference meets.
The Tigers defeated the Mountaineers by 7.175 points, Auburn's largest margin of victory since Jan. 7, 2005 when they defeated Centenary by 7.675.
This marks West Virginia's first visit to the Plains since March 1, 1997. Auburn improved to 6-3 against the Mountaineers. Auburn freshman A.J Mills and West Virginia junior Janae Cox trained together at Southern Indiana Gymnastics before attending their respective universities.
Auburn freshman Claire Seiffert scored a career high in the first rotation with a 9.725 on the vault.
The Tigers' 48.725 team total on vault marks a season high.
Mills tied her career-high with a 9.825 on bars.
Junior Shanna Somero scored a season-high 9.725 on bars.
Freshman Alicia Lenkiewicz turned in a ¬¬9.700 on bars, tying her career-high.
Somero turned in her season high on beam with a 9.650.
Auburn's beam score of 49.025 marks a season-high for the Tigers.
Dwyer, Pinckney and senior Danielle Holtz turned season highs on the floor with a 9.875, 9.800 and 9.700, respectively.
Mills and Puckett scored a 9.700 and 9.750 on the floor, marking their career highs.
The Tigers' team total of 195.300 is their highest team total since March 19, 2005 when they scored a 195.525 at Texas Women's University.
The Tigers swept the all-around competition, with Dwyer placing first with a 39.375, followed by A.J. Mills with a 38.950 and Lindsey Puckett with a 38.875. With these totals, Dwyer tied her career high, while Mills and Puckett set new career highs.