No. 15 Boise State Downs No. 23 Ohio State
Senior Kelsey Morris has 12 career wins in the all-around.
Feb. 20, 2015

Final Stats

COLUMBUS, Ohio--The No. 15 Boise State Broncos defeated the No. 23 Ohio State Buckeyes, 196.025-194.925 on Friday night. The Broncos topped the Buckeyes on three apparatuses and swept the individual event titles, paced by senior Kelsey Morris’ three.

“Today’s meet was a great ending to a tough eight day, three meet campaign,” said co-head coach Neil Resnick.

The Broncos started the night on uneven bars, where they would post a solid 49.075 team score while recording the top three individual scores. Junior Krystine Jacobsen’s 9.875 score would hold and take home the individual title. Jacobsen, who is ranked 21st nationally on bars, outscored her 9.850 average by a quarter of a point. Senior captains Kelsey Morris and Ciera Perkins each marked a 9.80 on the apparatus.

Boise State would again post the three-best marks in the second rotation, this time on vault. Four Broncos recorded scores of 9.8 or higher, helping to a 49.200 team score. Morris hit a 9.90 for her first event win of the night. Morris, the Snohomish, Wash., native marked her third vault win through her four-year career. Freshman Ann Stockwell tied her season and career-best score, marking a 9.875. Paige Urquhart tied her season best on vault, posting a 9.80. Perkins anchored the apparatus with a 9.85, while Mary Frances Bir and Sandra Collantes each recorded 9.775s.

“We’re so proud of this team,” said co-head coach Tina Bird. “We had several new gymnasts in the lineup and they did a great job. Kelsey Morris had a phenomenal night, as did Ciera Perkins and Krystine Jacobsen. Tonight was truly a team effort.”

The Broncos marked their second-best floor score of the season with a mark of 48.975. Morris took home her second individual event win of the night, hitting a season best 9.90. The score also ties her career best. Collantes improved her season and career best on floor, scoring a 9.85. Mackenzie Bennion and Lianne Josbacher each recorded 9.75s.

Boise State competed on beam for the final rotation and would collect a team score of 48.775. Jacobsen would take home top honors of the night with her 9.850, for her second beam win this season. Jacobsen bested her 9.829 average for the on the apparatus. Morris would tie Ohio State’s Michelle Burns for the second-best score on the evening with their 9.80s. Morris finished the night with the all-around win with her season-high 39.450. Morris now has 12 career all-around wins, moving her to tie for third all-time in Bronco history. Sophomores Diana Mejia and Paige Urquhart posted solid floor exercise scores, scoring a 9.75 and 9.70, respectively.

“It was exciting to see Paige Urquhart crack the floor lineup and Sandra Collantes score a personal best on floor and stick her beam routine,” Bird said.

The 15th-ranked Broncos will host BYU, Friday Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Taco Bell Arena. The meet will feature Boise State’s annual Pink Meet and Kids Meet.

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