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Wildcat senior Lauren Slowiak performs on the uneven bars at the Raider Gymnastics Invitational in Hudson Saturday. Slowiak returned to the Wildcat lineup for the first time this season after injuring her knee in the preseason and posted a score of 7.425 to help the Cats capture the team title. Bob Burrows photos

Gymnasts post season-high score

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The Wildcat gymnastics team has yet to field a full lineup this season due to injuries and illnesses, but that didn't stop it from posting a season-high score in a close Big Rivers Conference victory over Eau Claire Jan. 24 and taking first place at the Jan. 26 Raider Invitational in Hudson.


The Cats needed every point of their season-high total to beat Eau Claire Thursday, winning the dual meet by a score of 135.725 to 135.325.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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