Glass Earns Nation's Top Spot on Beam, Team Ranked 11th

BOISE, Idaho – The Boise State gymnastics team hit a pair of firsts on Monday (Feb. 14) when redshirt junior Amy Glass moved to the No. 1 position in the nation on balance beam, as well as the entire team earning a No. 11 spot in this week’s team rankings according to Glass becomes the first Bronco to ever hold a No. 1 ranking in the nation on any gymnastics event, while the Broncos earned their highest national team ranking in school history.

As a team, Boise State has ranked as high as 12th in the country, including last week’s ranking, as well as the March 10, 1998 weekly ranking. Currently there are 83 teams on the national rankings list.

The Broncos hold a 195.215 average this week, snagging that all-time top ranking. They also rank No. 11 in the nation as a team on vault (48.950 average), No. 14 on uneven bars (48.905), No. 14 on floor exercise (48.855) and No. 21 on balance beam (48.485).

Glass moved from No. 2 in the nation last week, to No. 1 on beam this week holding a 9.875 average on the season to lead the country. She also holds a No. 8 ranking in the all-around (39.320), a No. 28 spot on vault (9.840), a No. 49 (tied) spot on floor (9.810) and is ranked No. 53 on bars (9.795).

Also ranking well this week is sophomore Hailey Gaspar who moves up to No. 5 in the nation on vault (9.896) and eighth on floor (9.875). She also sits in a tie for No. 70 on beam with an average of 9.738.

Sophomore Brittany Potvin-Green ranks No. 11 in the country on bars (9.858), while Hannah Redmon sits in a tie for No. 35 (9.815) and Katie Tuller ties for No. 99 (9.750) on the event. Redmon also sits at No. 25 in the nation on vault (9.845), as well as tied for No. 56 on floor (9.80).

The Broncos continue their 2011 campaign on Friday (Feb. 18) when they head to Logan, Utah to take on Utah State University at 7 p.m. (Mountain).





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