Feb. 11, 2014
THIS WEEK IN BOISE STATE GYMNASTICS:
The 16th-ranked Boise State gymnastics team heads west this week to take on 13th-ranked Oregon State, as well as Utah State and Seattle Pacific. The meet is slated for 7 p.m. (MT) at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Ore.
Tickets will be available at the door or online from $5 for general admission and reserved seating is available for $12. For more information, please visit www.beavertickets.com.
A live stream as well as live results will be available for the meet at Oregon State this week.
Live stream - http://pac-12.com/videos/oregon-state-university
Live stats - http://www.osubeavers.com/fls/30800/GYM/LiveStats/20140215.htm
The Broncos faced Oregon State, Utah State and Seattle Pacific during the 2013 season. They hold a winning record of 49-9 over SPU, while also chasing a 31-55 record that favors USU. Oregon State holds a 36-1 lead over Boise State all-time.
BOISE STATE "BRONCOS":
Boise State (8-2) enters its sixth week of the season. The Broncos rank 16th in the GymInfo National Weekly Poll, while also ranking ninth in the country on the uneven bars, 14th on vault, 20th on balance beam and 24th on floor exercise. The Broncos scored their season-high team total of 196.325 this past weekend at the Chicago Style Invite.
Five Broncos hold top-100 national rankings this week in their respective events. Junior Ciera Perkins holds the highest ranking, tying for 11th on bars. She also ranks 29th on floor and 34th on vault. Junior Kelsey Morris ranks 56th in the all-around and 86th on floor as the only other Broncos with multiple rankings. Amanda Otuafi ranks44th on vault, Paige Urquhart is 55th on beam and Kelsey Black is 80th on bars to round out the ranked team members.
This week's meet at Oregon State is the fourth of five road meets for the Broncos this season. The Broncos hold a
OREGON STATE “BEAVERS":
Oregon State (5-1) enters the week ranked 13th in the nation, while also ranking 19th on vault, 10th on bars, sixth on beam and 19th on floor. The Beavers hold a season-high of 197.10 earned Feb. 3 in a dual with Stanford.
Eight Beavers hold top-100 rankings with Chelsea Tang leading the team with three spots this week. Tang ranks 21st in the all-around, 11th on beam and 55th on bars. Brittany Harris ranks 16th on bars and 78th on beam, while Taylor Keeker ranks 68th on vault and 97th on bars. Kelsi Blalock ties Keeker on vault at 68th, while Erika Aufiero ranks 46th on bars. A slew of Beavers aid the sixth-ranked beam line-up with Kaytianna McMillan (19th), Madeline Gardiner (27th) and Katelyn Ohlrich (65th) joining Tang and Harris on the event.
SEATTLE PACIFIC “FALCONS":
Seattle Pacific (2-5) ranks 54th in this week’s GymInfo rankings, while also holding event rankings of 53rd on vault, 48th on bars, 63rd on beam and 46th on floor. Their season-best score of 193.425 was earned Jan. 24 against Washington.
The Falcons have no top-100 ranked gymnasts in this week’s GymInfo national rankings.
UTAH STATE “AGGIES":
Utah State (5-4) enters the week ranked 36th in the country. The Aggies hold event rankings of 23rd on vault, 31st on bars, 41st on floor and 48th on beam. Their season-high of 195.225 was earned Feb. 1 against Air Force and Seattle Pacific.
Three Aggies hold national top-100 rankings this week, led by Bailey McIntire who sits in 74th on floor and 97th in the all-around. Sarah Landes ranks 76th in the all-around and Miranda Kerr ranks 98th on vault to round out the Aggies’ top-100 ranked gymnasts.