Host Boise State defeated USU 196.7 to 195.675 in a Pink Meet on Thursday night. Shani Remme led the Broncos, winning the UB, BB and AA. Ann Stockwell and Sandra Collantes tied for the FX title while Mary Frances Bir won VT.
In a rare Wedneday meet, Maryland posted a 195.8 to score a win over UNH (195.275), Temple (194.9), West Chester (193.225) and W&M (191.05). Alecia Farina led the way for the Terrapins, winning the AA with a 39.275. Temple's Sahara Gipson won VT, while UNH's Danielle Mulligan won the UB. Wildcat Casey Lauter won the BB. Seven gymnasts tied for the FX title.
Carly Woodard, L10 from Fuzion, has been added as a commit to OU's 2017-18 incoming class. She has had three first place AA finishes this season and she has earned several event titles.
OU continues to lead the Women's National Rankings for the Week of February 27th. The Race for the Top 36 is heating up, and teams are jockeying for one of the Top 18 seeds.
Nebraska posted a 406.3 to defeat host UIC's 367.95. Anton Stephenson led the Huskers, winning VT, PH and tying for the FX title with Austin Epperson. Chris Stephenson won R, Daniel Leal won PB, and Jordan King won HB to complete the Husker sweep.
Link: NU Release
DU posted a strong 196.975 to defeat Illinois (195.45) and Illinois State (192.175). Frosh Maddie Karr won VT and FX while senior Julia Ross won the BB and AA (39.475). DU's Diana Chesnok won UB to complete a sweep.
Link: DU Release
WMU posted a 195.2 to defeat UIC's 194.2. UIC's Mikailla Northern won VT, UB and tied for the FX title en route to a 39.325 AA win. For WMU, Jessie Peszek won BB and Rachel Underwood shared the FX title with Northern and UIC's Abby Hasanov.
OU rested some athletes and still posted a 198.175 to defeat TWU's 192.975. The meet was highlighted by a pair of tens given on UB to Sooner's McKenzie Wofford and Nicole Lehrmann. Sooner Chayse Capps tied for first on BB, FX (9.975) and took the AA (39.625). OU's AJ Jackson shared the FX title and the VT title, the latter with teammates Brenna Dowell and Alex Marks. Sooner Natalie Brown shared the BB title. The lowest OU score in all 24 routines was 9.825.
Link: OU Release
Minnesota once again won the annual meet that posts the four squads from the state of Minnesota. Their 194.7 outdistanced Winona State (188.025), Hamline (185.65) and Gustavus Adolphus (184.55). Gopher Ciara Gardner won BB and the AA (39.175) to lead her squad. Paige Williams won VT, Bailie Holst won UB and Bailey Abernathy won FX as the Gophers swept the events. However, Minnesota missed a key opportunity to improve their RQS as they battle to qualify to Regionals.
Bridgeport came from behind on the FX to defeat Air Force, 194.275 to 193.975. Frosh Maya Reimers led the way, winning FX, VT, BB and the AA (38.9). Teammate Kelsey Campbell won the UB.
Link: UB Release
Host WVU posted a 195.95 to defeat Iowa State's 195.725 and Maryland's 195.45. For WVU, Zaakira Muhammand won the BB and the AA (39.4). Teammates Alexa Goldberg and Kirah Koshinski won UB and FX, respectively. Iowa State's Meaghan Sievers took the VT.
Ursinus' Alexandra Puryear tied for the BB title (with Brockport's Erica Roth) and won the AA while teammates Heather Brubaker and Bridgette Schaal won VT and FX, respectively as Ursinus took the quad meet. Teammate Lauren Chavis tied Brockport's Maddie O'Braitis for the UB title.
Link: Ithaca Release
Bowling Green edged host CMU by 0.1 points, 195.725 to 195.625, to take Sunday's showdown. A counting fall on BB proved costly to the Chippewas. Bowling Green was led by a win on VT from Jovannah East. Teammate Rachel Reis tied CMU's Bryttany Kaplan for the UB title. CMU also picked up wins from Katy Clements on BB and Macey Hillker on FX.
SUU picked up it's highest road score ever but it wasn't enough to slow down Michigan's huge 197.825 tally. Senior Nicole Artz won UB and FX while sophomore Olivia Kara tied for the BB (with senior Talia Chiarelli) and won the AA (39.6) to lead the Wolverines. Emma McLean completed the sweep with a win on VT.
Host Stanford posted a strong 421.55 to defeat Minnesota's 405.6. National Teams from Japan and Canada also competed, posting a 425.8 and 392.7, respectively. Akash Modi led Stanford with a win on PH. Gopher Yaro Pochinka won the VT. Japan's Daisuke Fudono won the AA with an 86.65. He also won PB and HB.
Link: Gopher Release