Bronco Gymnastics Prep for Southern Utah Quad Meet

COMING UP: The Broncos (2-0, 2-0 WAC) will travel to Cedar City, Utah to participate in the Southern Utah quad meet which includes BSU, SUU, Brigham Young University, and Cal State-Fullerton. The meet, which is slated for a 7 p.m. start on Friday, February 1, will be the third competition for the Broncos this season.

MEDIA OUTLETS: Southern Utah will be posting live stats on www.suutbirds.com (under the gymnastics schedule page. Live streaming will be available at http://www.suu.edu/sutv/webcast.html at no cost. Users must have Windows Media Player.

LAST TIME OUT: The Broncos recorded their 15th best score in school history when they topped Utah State for the second straight meet. BSU totaled a score of 195.70 to USU’s 192.40.

As a team, BSU won all four single events as a team, only giving up the all-around team score to USU. The Broncos swept the top finishes in all events but the all-around. Including their top finishes in each event, the Broncos swept the first and second place spots in each event except for the floor exercise where their top finishers were first and third place.

Freshman Amy Glass won the vault for her second meet in a row, while freshman Hannah Redmon snagged the floor exercise title. Senior Lindsay Ward and redshirt sophomore Taylor Jacob tied for first on bars and balance beam to aid the Broncos’ meet domination.

THIS WEEK’S OPPONENTS: This week will be the first multi-team competition for the Broncos. Their toughest competition will be Southern Utah who currently sits one spot ahead of the Broncos in the national poll. SUU opened up their season last weekend, posting a 194.175 season opening mark.

Southern Utah
Southern Utah scored its highest opening meet team score with a 194.175 mark, besting Seattle Pacific by almost seven points ... Southern Utah’s line-up featured at least two freshmen in vault, bars and beam ... Southern Utah swept the top four spots in all but one event during the evening.

Cal State-Fullerton
Fullerton set season-highs on vault (48.675) and bars (48.350) en route to a season-high 191.600 - the second straight meet that Fullerton has set a season-high team score ... the 48.725 on floor was the second-highest score on floor for the Titans this season ... freshman Alaina Baker has won floor three times in Fullerton’s four meets, including her second consecutive win on Sunday ... freshman Shelly Cooper won bars with a career-high 9.80.

Brigham Young University
BYU opened its season last weekend with a second-place finish at the University of New Hampshire with a team score of 191.200. Senior Kylee Draper-Marvin finished first in the uneven bars with a 9.825.

BRONCOS BY EVENT:
VAULT: Freshman Amy Glass will look to lead the Broncos in their third competition of the season. Juniors Amber Neroes and Shaniece Craft along with sophomores Ruthie Pennington and Yvette Leizorek will be likely to compete. Freshman Hannah Redmon will look to round out the squad.

BARS: Look for last week’s leaders Lindsay Ward and Taylor Jacob to lead the uneven bars corps. Neroes, Leizorek, Redmon and freshman Mallory Dziawura look to round out the bars team.

BEAM: Again Ward and Jacob look to lead their team on beam. Neroes will likely be another contributor while freshmen Cassie Tycast and Kelsey Lang join Redmon in the younger half of the squad.

FLOOR : Likely to compete in her fourth event (and for the all-around title) Redmon will be joined by Glass, Jacob, Leizorek, Lang, and Sarah Smith on floor.

ALL-AROUND: Redmon will likely compete in the all-around for the Broncos this week.

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