Sun Devil gymnastics earns first road victory of the season Led by freshman Cairo Leonard-Baker, the Sun Devils took down No. 16 West Virginia 196.475-195.875 Share Tweet Email Print The No. 14 ASU women’s gymnastics team traveled to No. 16 West Virginia for their first road meet of the season. The Sun Devils came into the meet after an impressive season opener last weekend where the Gym Devils finished second with a solid 194.675, knocking off then No. 14 Auburn, No. 20 Iowa and Iowa State. The Sun Devils began their day on bars with freshman Cairo Leonard-Baker leading with a career high 9.925 followed by junior Anne Kuhm who earned herself a 9.825. Leonard-Baker continued her success throughout the day much like her debut tournament Jan. 6, improving from a 9.750 to a 9.825 on vault. Junior Morgan Wilson led the Sun Devils on vault with a 9.850, improving .50 from her score in the previous tournament. The Mountaineers dominated overall on vault with junior Kirah Koshinski and senior Zaakira Muhammad earning 9.900 and 9.850 respectively. Midway through the meet the Sun Devils and Mountaineers were neck and neck with the Gym Devils leading by .100 points. Leonard-Baker led the Devils with another career high performance on floor. With a fun and energetic routine, the freshman earned a 9.900 followed by Kuhm who earned a 9.875. The Sun Devils dominated on bars as well with sophomore Ashley Szafranski leading the way with a 9.900. She was followed by Mountaineer Muhammad who earned a 9.875. Muhammad earned several awards for the Mountaineers in the meet including second place in vault, beam and all-around. #SunDevilPower #ForksUp pic.twitter.com/gClbrlyTmA— Sun Devil Gymnastics (@SunDevilGym) January 14, 2018 Leonard-Baker earned three first place awards with a 9.925 on bars, 9.900 on floor and an all-around score of 39.475. Szafranski earned a first place finish on beam with a 9.900. Their performance led the Devils to a 196.475-195.875 victory. This marks the Sun Devils best score since 2007 and the first time since 2014 that they earned a score over 196. 196.475 is Arizona State's highest score since 2007. So that happened.— BalanceBeamSituation (@TheBBSituation) January 14, 2018 The Gym Devils continue their road trip on Jan. 20, traveling up the coast of California to Stanford for a 3 p.m. meet. Reach the reporter at email@example.com or follow @KellyB1459 on Twitter. Like State Press Sports on Facebook and follow @statepresssport on Twitter. Subscribe to Pressing Matters Get the best of State Press delivered straight to your inbox. Related Stories Sun Devil sophomore infielders Drew Swift and Spencer Torkelson connect in 12-1 win ASU men's basketball dominates Stanford in 80-62 victory Why is the ASU men's basketball team committing so many fouls?