Michigan broke 198 once again to win the Big 10 title, their 26th title. MSU continued their rise with 2nd and Iowa placed 3rd, despite competing in Session 1. Michigan 198.2, MSU 197.05, Iowa 196.95, Minnesota 196.725, Ohio St 196.7, Maryland and Nebraska 196.45, Illinois 195.825, Rutgers 195.75, PSU 194.7
Michigan's Abby Heiskell tied for titles on UB and FX en route to a 39.7 AA win. Teammate Sierra Brooks won VT with a 10. Minnesota's Lexy Ramler and Colby Miller shared the UB title with Heiskell. Ramler also tied on BB with Illini Mia Takekawa and UMich's Natalie Wojcik. Minn's Mya Hooten and Iowa's Lauren Guerin also tied with Heiskell for the FX title.
San Jose State capped off a stellar year with a win at the MPSF Championships. They also will move on to Regionals. SJSU's Jada Mazury won the AA with a 39.35 to lead the Spartans. She also won the UB and tied for the FX title with Aggie Megan Ray. Spartan Madison Kirsch won VT while teammate Emma Milne won BB.
Missouri won the first session at the SEC Championships. Missouri's Sienna Schreiber and Kentucky's Raena Worley posted the top AA mark at 39.45. Schreiber posted the top mark on BB while Worley posted the top mark on FX. Worley also tied for the top mark on UB with UGA's Victoria Nguyen. Missouri's Jocelyn Moore was the top vaulter in the session.
UCLA won the close afternoon session at the Pac 12, with all teams securing spots at the Regionals. UCLA's Emma Malabuyo is 1st on FX while teammate Nora Flatley is 1st on BB. On VT, UCLA's Chae Campbell and Stanford's Kyla Bryant are tied for the top mark. Arizona's Malia Hargrove was the top AAer with 39.475 and is tied for the top spot on UB with teammate Alysen Fears.
CMU won the MAC title with a 196.275, holding off NIU (196.125), WMU (196.075) and Ball St (195.9) in a close finish. Kent St was fifth at 195.325, followed by EMU (195.025) and BGSU (192.55). Only WMU will be advancing as a team to Regionals.
CMU's Hannah Demers led the Chippewas by taking the AA title with a 39.225. Teammate Katie Kowalski tied for the VT title with WMU's Halle Faulkner. WMU's Payton Murphy won BB and tie for the FX title with NIU's Tara Kofmehl. EMU's Ella Chemotti tied for 1st on UB with NIU's Natalie Hamp.
Here are the event leaders after Session 1 at the inaugural Gymnastics East Conference Championships. VT - Sydney Beers, Cornell UB - Bianca Leon and Chelsea Baker, both SCSU BB - Regina Walton, Cornell and Leon. FX - Kiana Session, UB, Hannah Zebdi, SCSU, Chloe Campbell, W&M AA- Session 38.7
Felix Kridemann led a Springfield 1-2-3 sweep on PH while teammate Dominic Ramalho did the same on VT. Springfield dominated the PH, winning by 7.55 points. Army picked up wins from Matthew Davis on FX and HB, Patrick Armstrong on R and Zachary Mitchell on PB.
Link: Army Release
Here are the top marks from Session 1 of the Big 10 Championships, won by Iowa. Iowa's Lauren Geurin holds the top spot on FX. Illini Mia Takekawa posted the top marks on UB and BB. Illini Ruthuja Nataraj and UMD's Alexsis Rubio tied for 1st on VT. The AA leaders in Session 1 are Rutger's Hannah Joyner and UMD's Audrey Barber.
Here are the leaders after Session 1: Temple's Brooke Donabedian is 1st on FX and teammate Julianna Roland is tied for 1st on FX with LIU's Jah'Liyah Bedminster. LIU's Mara Titarsolej is 1st on UB. UNH's Alyssa Worthington is in first on BB while Pitt's Hallie Copperwheat posted a 39.125 for the best AA in Session 1.
Michigan clinched at least a share of the Big 10 Regular Season title with a win against PSU. Michigan was paced by wins from Nicholas Guy on VT, Chris Read and Javier Alfonso on R, Evgeny Siminiuc on PB and Crew Bold on HB. PSU's Matt Cormier won FX and AA (81.45) while teammate Chase Clingman took the PH.
Link: Michigan Release
TWU scored its third team MIC Championship on Friday night. TWU's Steelie King won BB and teammate Alixandra Pierce tied for the FX title with Ill St's Jaye Mack. Ill St's Angelica Labat won the AA with a 39.15. Redbird Alana Laster won the VT. On UB, SEMO's Lindsay Ockler and Jolie Miller tied for the championship.
McClaine Daigle, WCC, placed 24th at nationals last season. She has competed to four top four finishes this season. and picked up two vault and floor titles and a beam title along the way.
Courtney McCann, WOGA, placed 35th AA at nationals last season. This season she has five top three AA finishes, including wins at the Texas Prime, the Vegas Cup, and the WOGA Classic.
Oklahoma retains the top spot in the National Rankings this week, as compiled by RoadtoNationals.com. Florida is just .03 behind in 2nd and early leader Michigan is 0.09 in back in third. Utah is just another 0.09 in back in 4th.