Broncos Win Emotional San Jose State Quad Meet

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Boise State's gymnastics team took on their second Western Athletic Conference opponent of the season competing at San Jose State University on Friday (Feb. 11) in the San Jose State quad meet. The Broncos won the overall team title with a score of 195.925, while the San Jose Spartans placed second with 195.550. UC Davis placed this with a 192.325, while Seattle Pacific rounded out the teams with a score of 190.025.

The Broncos captured team wins on vault (49.250), bars (49.175) and floor (49.175), and finished second behind the Spartans on beam with a score of 48.325. The team score of 49.250 on vault tied for No. 7 in all-time Boise State team vault scores.  Individually, Hailey Gaspar captured her second career  vault title, Brittany Potvin-Green tied for first on bars to earn her first career win, Amy Glass tied for a win on beam, earning her fourth title this year and sixth-career title, and Hannah Redmon picked up the floor exercise title, totaling three this season and 19 career floor wins.

"We are so proud of the team tonight. This was an emotional place for us all to be competing, especially for Amy [Glass] and it went very well," said co-head coach Tina Bird of their first return to Spartan Gym where Glass broke her neck warming up on bars two years ago.

Gaspar tied her career-best of 9.950 on vault to pick up the event title while also tying for the fifth-best score in school history. Redmon and Potvin-Green tied with a score of 9.875 to place second and sweep the top-three spots on vault. Glass placed sixth with a mark of 9.80 and Kelsey Black scored a 9.750 to tie for eighth. Amanda Otuafi tied for 12th with a score of 9.725.

On bars, Potvin-Green tied with SJSU's Thomisina Wallace earning a career-best 9.90 score to win the event and tie for the 22nd-best score on the event in Boise State history. Redmon placed third with a 9.850, with Glass just behind in a tie for fourth with a 9.825. Black and Lindsay Kazandjian tied for seventh-place, each scoring a 9.80, while Katie Tuller tied for 11th with a 9.775 score.

Glass also tied for a win with Wallace, sharing the beam title with a score of 9.90. Glass' win marks her fourth on beam this season, tying her for the No. 3 spot in season beam wins at Boise State. She improves to six career wins on beam, moving her to a tie for No. 6 on the Boise State career beam wins list.  Kelsey Lang snagged a fifth-place finish with her 9.750 score, while Gaspar finished just behind in a tie for sixth-place and a score of 9.725. Lacee Lang earned a 9.650 score, tying for 10th, while Kazandjian earned a 9.30 to place 15th. Bekah Gher rounded out the Broncos' line-up with a 16th-place finish and a 9.225 score.

Redmon earned the floor title with a 9.90, her third this season and improves her school record to 19-career win on the event. Gaspar tied for second with a career-best 9.875 score while Black tied for fourth with a career-best 9.850 and Kelsey Lang placed seventh with a 9.825. Glass tied for 12th with a 9.725 score, while Potvin-Green rounded out the line-up with a 9.225 and a 24th-place finish.

SJSU's Wallace claimed the all-around title with a score of 39.325. Glass placed second with a 39.250 score and SJSU's Lily Swann came in third with a 39.175 score.

The Broncos improve to 6-3 on the season and 2-0 in WAC match-ups. They also improve to 27-5-1 over SJSU, 48-9 over Seattle Pacific and 14-1 over UC Davis.

Boise State returns to competition in one week when they travel to Logan, Utah to take on Utah State on Fri., Feb. 18. The dual meet is slated for a 7 p.m. start.


» «