King falls to Gannon in ECAC opener

Photo Credit: Danielle Stauffer
Photo Credit: Danielle Stauffer

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University acrobatics & tumbling team took on the Golden Knights of Gannon University for their first ECAC meet. The meet was close in the first half, but the Golden Knights pulled away in the second half to take the win 271.650-253.830.

FINAL SCORE: Gannon 271.650, King 253.830
LOCATION: Student Center Complex; Bristol, Tenn.
RECORDS: King 0-2, 0-1 ECAC; Gannon 2-0, 1-0 ECAC


Compulsory Event – Heat 1 (Comp Acro)
Team Members: Tosha Banks, Maya Fuller, Cassie Tackett, Moira Lyons, Ashley Berlin, Abigail Keith, Judah Williams, Maya Hines, Kaylee Reese
Points Possible: 10
Score:  9.05
Compulsory Event - Heat 2 (Comp Pyramid)
Team Members: Katie Wester, Keith, Lyons, Madelynn Alyea, Fuller, Samantha Payne, Banks, Berlin, Tackett, Aarynlee Fritz, Mattie Brown, Kyler Ashley, Hines, Williams, MaryAnn Lyons
Points Possible: 10
Score: 9.55
Compulsory Event – Heat 3 (Comp Toss) 
Team Members: Berlin, Lyons, Hines, Brown, Payne, Williams, Keith, Fuller, Banks, Fritz, Reese
Points Possible: 10
Score: 9.40
Compulsory Event – Heat 4 (Comp Tumbling)
Team Members Lyons, Fuller, Brown, Williams, Berlin, Alyea, Hines, Banks
Points Possible: 10
Score: 8.20
Acro Event - Heat 1 (5 Element)
Team Members: Lyons, Brown, Banks, Fuller
Points Possible: 10
Score: 8.90
Acro Event - Heat 2 (6 Element)
Team Members:.Berlin, Keith, Fritz, Hines
Points Possible: 10
Score: 9.50
Acro Event – Heat 3 (7 Element)  
Team Members: Banks, Fuller, Williams, Alyea
Points Possible: 9.85
Score: 8.50
Pyramid Event – Heat 1  
Team Members: Lyons, Fritz, Fuller, Hines, Banks, Keith, Williams, Payne
Points Possible: 10
Score: 9.05
Pyramid Event - Heat 2 
Team Members: Alyea, Banks, Lyons, Keith, Fuller, Wester, Payne, Berlin, Hines, Tackett, Fritz, Brown, Ashley, Williams, Lyons
Points Possible: 9.30
Score: 8.35
Pyramid Event – Heat 3  
Team Members: Banks, Fuller, Lyons, Hines, Keith, Williams
Points Possible: 9.90
Score:  9.70
Toss Event – Heat 1  
Team Members: Banks, Fuller, Keith, Brown, Williams
Points Possible: 9.40
Score: 8.95
Toss Event – Heat 2  
Team Members: Berlin, Lyons, Fuller, Fritz, Payne, Keith, Banks, Williams, Brown, Reese
Points Possible: 9.70
Score: 8.75
Toss Event - Heat 3
Team Members: Berlin, Lyons, Hines, Payne, Fritz
Points Possible: 9.70
Score: 9.15

Tumbling Event – Duo Pass  
Team Members: Berlin, Brown
Points Possible: 9.10
Score:  8.600
Tumbling Event – Triple Pass  
Team Members: Fuller, Banks, Lyons
Points Possible: 8.75
Score: 8.200
Tumbling Event – Quad Pass
Team Members: Adams, Keith, Fritz, Tackett
Points Possible: 8.50
Score:  7.400
Tumbling Event – Aerial Pass  
Team Members: Fuller
Points Possible: 9.55
Score:  9.175
Tumbling Event – 6 Element Pass 
Team Members: Brown
Points Possible: 8.95
Score: 8.600
Tumbling Event – Open Pass
Team Members: Berlin
Points Possible: 9.95
Score: 9.725
Team Event
Team Members: Entire Team
Points Possible: 101.77
Score: 85.08


  • King won six of the 19 heats and posted scores over nine points in nine heats.
  • Berlin posted a career high in the open pass tumbling event with a score of 9.725


  • King acrobatics & tumbling will head on the road for the third competition of the season, when they take on Quinnipiac University (Conn.) on March 3 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Gannon travels to take on Converse College on Tuesday.