DU Sophomore Conquers Self Doubt, Pioneers Win First Test of the Season

Denver Sophomore all-American Alexis Vasquez recorded the first perfect 10.0 of the 2020 NCAA season with a perfect beam routine to help the #7 Pioneers (196.700) defeat No. 21 Arizona State (194.675), No. 13 Auburn (194.375) and No. 25 Penn State (193.500) in Session #1 of the Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, California.

Gymnastics Session 1

In an open letter published mid-December, Vasquez opened up about her struggles with self doubt and depression. She reached out for the necessary help and support and touted the importance of seeking help.

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  1. Scoring 196.7 right out of the chute in the first meet is a really strong sign for Denver, given that the very top teams are scoring in the 197-198 range by season’s end. Will be interesting to see how this team develops after the breakthrough the final four last year…

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