Boise State came away with a big road win in downing WAC rival Southern Utah last night in women's gymnastics. The Lady Broncos set a school vault record in producing the victory.
The BoiseState gymnastics team is making a case for getting back into the national Top
The Broncos set a school record on vault in
downing Southern Utah 196.10-195.425 last night in Cedar City, Utah.It was the Thunderbirds'
first loss of the season after seven consecutive victories.BoiseState moved to 9-1 and 4-0 in the WAC.
BoiseState's score of 196.10 was their 12th best in school history.The Broncos posted a vault mark of 49.350 in setting the school record.They also performed a season-best of 49.150 on beam and tied their
second-highest score on bars (48.925) this season.
All six Broncos scored
at least 9.80 in the vault with junior Hannah Redmon leading the way with a
9.925.Amy Glass tied her career
best of 9.90 while freshmen Brittany Potvin-Green and Hailey Gaspar posted
9.825's.Junior Sarah Smith scored
a 9.825 and sophomore Chelsee Apple was awarded a 9.80.
"I am so excited
about our performance tonight," said co-head coach Tina Bird. "The
team finally competed beam like they practice. They've been rock solid in
practice for weeks but just hadn't put it all together in a meet. Amy Glass had
the pivotal performance for us and the rest of the team followed suit. I'm so
proud of the girls."
Senior Taylor Jacob
paced the Broncos on bars with a 9.850.Redmon
earned a 9.85 while junior Mallory Dziawura scored a 9.775.
Glass tied her career
best with a 9.825 in floor exercises.Yvette
Leizorek earned a 9.80 and Potvin-Green contributed a career-best 9.750.
Jacob led BoiseState home with a season-best
9.875 on beam.Glass, Gaspar and
junior Kelsey Lang each scored a 9.825.
Redmon hit a 9.925 on
vault to win the individual title in that apparatus.Southern Utah's Elise Wheeler won event titles on bars (9.875), beam
(9.90) and floor (9.875) in taking the all-around title with a 39.550.BoiseState's Glass scored a season
best of 39.30 to finish second while Redmon was third all-around with a final
score of 38.275.
hosts BYU and
Friday in Taco Bell Arena in only the team's second home meet.The triangular contest begins at