Broncos Continue Perfect Record with Solid Win over Titans

FULLERTON, Calif. - The Boise State gymnastics team competed in their third meet of the season Sunday afternoon at the Cal State Fullerton Titan Gym. The Broncos (4-0) maintained their perfect record and earned their second Western Athletic Conference regular season win with their 193.70-191.250 victory over the Cal State Fullerton Titans (1-5).

Junior Hannah Redmon led the Broncos to the team victory by picking up with wins on vault, uneven bars and floor exercise. Redmon tied her season-best on vault (9.90) as well as on floor (9.90), while also setting a new season-best on bars (9.850). Along with season-bests, Redmon recorded her 11th career win on vault, moving her to No. 4 on the all-time Boise State career vault wins chart. She also improves to 11 career wins on floor as well, tying her for the No. 4 spot all-time.

Junior Kelsey Lang earned the individual title on balance beam with her 9.750 performance. The win was the second-straight for the defending WAC champion on beam this season. Rounding out the individual competitions, redshirt sophomore Amy Glass helped the Broncos to completely sweep the meet, winning the all-around title with a score of 38.60. The win is the first all-around title for the Broncos this season.

Opening the meet on bars, the Broncos scored their second-best mark of the season as a team, a 48.725, with Redmon capturing the title and Glass tying with Shelly Cooper for second-place (9.80). Redshirt junior Katie Tuller tied with CSUF's Alaina Baker for fourth-place (9.750), while sophomore Lindsay Kazandjian placed sixth (9.725). Senior Yvette Leizorek rounded out the scoring Broncos on bars, placing ninth with a 9.60 score.

Moving on to vault in the second rotation, the Broncos again gave their second-best effort of the season, scoring a 48.925 as a team. Redmon led a Boise State sweep on the event with Glass and junior Sarah Smith tying for second-place with scores of 9.80 each, marking Smith's career-best effort on the event. Lang earned a season-best mark of 9.725 to tie for fifth-place, while freshman Brittany Potvin-Green scored a 9.70 to place eighth and round out the top-5 Broncos on vault.

In the third rotation, the Broncos moved to floor exercise where they scored a 48.550, good for their second-best score of the season. With Redmon leading the way again, Smith earned another season-best of 9.750 to earn a third-place finish. Leizorek scored a 9.725 to finish in fourth-place while Lang earned a season-best of 9.675 to tie for sixth-place. Potvin-Green rounded out the top-5 Broncos with her career-best score of 9.50, placing ninth on floor exercise.

Finally, moving to balance beam the Broncos were able to sweep the top-3 spots, but struggled with their team score, earning their lowest of the season with a 47.50. Lang led the Bronco sweep with Glass close behind in second with a 9.725 score. Junior Mallory Dziawura earned a season-best of 9.70 on beam, placing third and completing the sweep. Redshirt senior Taylor Jacob garnered a 9.225 on beam to capture a seventh-place finish while Smith scored a 9.10 to tie for eighth-place and round out the scoring Broncos.

With the win over Cal State Fullerton, the Broncos move to a 29-18 lead in the all-time series between the two schools. The win also marked the seventh-straight win over the Titans.

The Broncos continue their 2010 season on Fri., Feb. 12 when they host Sacramento State and Seattle Pacific University in their first home meet of the season. The meet is not only the first home meet, but also the Beauty and the Beast competition, where Boise State wrestling will compete alongside the Bronco gymnasts at Taco Bell Arena. The meet also will be the Bronco gymnastics "Pink Night" where they, as well as both visiting teams, will don pink leotards for the occasion.

The meet is slated for a 7 p.m. start at Taco Bell Arena. Tickets are available at the door at $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for juniors and seniors. All Boise State students may use their student ID for free admission.

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