Broncos Begin Road Swing at Southern Utah
Paige Urquhart

Jan. 30, 2014

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The 16th-ranked Boise State gymnastics team hits the road for its second away meet of the season. The Broncos head to Cedar City, Utah, to take on 35th-ranked Southern Utah University in Centrum Arena, Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the door for $7 (adults), $5 (seniors/juniors) and free with SUU student ID. Fans can also contact the SUU Ticket Office at 435-586-7872 or go online to  

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Boise State and Southern Utah meet for the third time in four weeks with Boise State holding a 3-0 advantage on the season. With their win over the Thunderbirds last week, the Broncos improved to 30-20 in the all-time series winning the last five meetings, including wins on Jan. 11 and Jan. 24 of this year.

Boise State (5-1) enters its fourth week of the season ranking 16th in the GymInfo National Weekly Poll. The Broncos also rank as high as ninth on the uneven bars as a team, while also ranking 12th on vault, 15th on floor exercise and 25th on the balance beam. The Broncos hold a season-high score of 196.025 earned Jan. 24 against SUU.     

Individually, six Broncos hold top-100 rankings in their respective events this week. Ciera Perkins holds the team’s highest individual rank, sitting at eighth on the bars. Perkins also ranks 35th on vault and 34th on floor. Kelsey Morris also holds three rankings, sitting at 44th in the all-around, 47th on bars and 83rd on floor. Kelsey Black ranks 77th on bars and 85th on vault, while Amanda Otuafi and Maddie Krentz join her on vault at 39th and 93rd, respectively. Paige Urquhart rounds out the rankings, sitting at 57th on beam.

This week's meet at Southern Utah is the second of five regular season away meets for the Broncos this season. It also marks the first of a three-meet road trip for the Broncos.

Southern Utah (0-5) enters its fourth meet of the season ranked 35th in the nation. They rank 19th on vault, 26th on beam, 44th on floor and 48th on bars as a team. The Thunderbirds’ season-high was earned last week against the Broncos, earning a 195.050.

Five Thunderbirds hold top-100 national rankings in their respective events. Senior Alyssa Click leads the way with two rankings, sitting at 35th on beam and 85th on bars. In addition Danielle Ramirez and Virginia Brownsell rank 38th and 63rd on vault, respectively, while Jamie Armijo ranks 77th on bars and Carly Sigler is 64th on floor. 

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