FAIRMONT, W.Va. --
Quinnipiac defeats Fairmont State, 279.43-274.98, at Joe Retton Arena on Saturday afternoon.
FSU falls to 1-1 on the season after the loss. Quinnipiac improved to 1-0 on the season with the victory.
Fairmont State edged Quinnipiac in Compulsories (37.8-37.3) and Acro (28.8-28.7) to take an early advantage in the meet. Quinnipiac responded in the Pyramid event (29.3-28.8) to cut the FSU lead to just a tenth of a point.
The Bobcats ran away with the victory after victories in the Toss (28.4-27.7), Tumbling (55.05-53.5) and Team (100.68-98.38) events to pick up the 279.43-274.98 victory.
The Falcons will not prepare for a trip to Azusa, Calif. for a meet against Quinnipiac and Azusa Pacific on February 13 at 6:30 p.m.