The No. 23-ranked Boise State gymnastics team heads west to San Jose, Calif., to take on No. 41 UC Davis, No. 43 San Jose State and No. 57 Seattle Pacific in a quadrangular competition. The meet will take place at San Jose State's Events Center on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. MST.
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Boise State leads all three teams in the all-time series records, including a 28-5-1 record over San Jose State, a 15-1 record over UC Davis and a 48-9 record over Seattle Pacific. The Broncos have won the last eight meetings with the SJSU, the last two meetings with UC Davis and the last 30 meetings with SPU.
BOISE STATE "BRONCOS":
Boise State hits the road ranked No. 23 this week after jumping three spots (according to Troester.com/gym/). Boise State holds a 9-2 record on the season, including a 3-1 record against Western Athletic Conference teams. They rank fifth in the NCAA West Region, second in the WAC and hold a season-high score of 196.575.
The Broncos hold an RQS of 195.485 as a team, while also ranking No. 22 (49.030) on vault, No. 12 on the uneven bars (49.075), No. 38 on balance beam (48.430) and No. 40 on floor exercise (48.810).
Four Broncos hold national top-100 rankings on individual events this week. Kelsey Black leads the team with three individual rankings, sitting in ties for No. 53 on bars (9.825), No. 82 on floor (9.825) and No. 89 on vault (9.815). Brittany Potvin-Green is tied for No. 52 (9.850) on floor, while Amanda Otuafi ties for No. 54 on vault (9.850) and Erin Wippermann sits at No. 92 on bars (9.800).
The Broncos have one remaining regular season meet after the San Jose State quadrangular, traveling to Utah State on March 15.
SAN JOSE STATE "SPARTANS":
San Jose State enters the week ranked No. 43 in the country with an RQS of 194.035. The Spartans hold a season-best of 195.700, while also ranking ninth in the NCAA West Region and fifth in the WAC.
As a team SJSU ranks No. 45 on vault (48.620), No. 41 on bars (48.570), No. 27 on beam (48.705) and No. 42 on floor (48.755). Two Spartans hold top-100 individual rankings, including Bekah Gher who sits at No. 66 on beam (9.805) and Julie Greer who ties for No. 82 on floor (9.825).
The Spartans hold a 9-9 record on the season and a 3-2 record against WAC teams.
UC DAVIS "AGGIES":
UC Davis enters the week with an 8-9 record and a No. 41 (tied) ranking as a team. The Aggies hold an RQS of 194.090, while posting a high of 195.475 this season.
As a team UC Davis ranks No. 46 on vault (48.595), No. 48 on bars (48.480), No. 41 on beam (48.370) and tie for No. 34 on floor (48.855). Individually the Aggies have four ranked in the nation's top-100 in their respective events. Anna Shumaker ranks No. 64 in the all-around (38.470), while also tying for No. 92 on vault (9.815), while Michelle Ho ties for No. 63 on floor (9.840) and No. 70 on bars (9.815). Stephanie Stamates ties for No. 97 on floor (9.820), while Katie Yamamura rounds out the ranks in a tie for No. 51 in the all-around (38.725).
SEATTLE PACIFIC "FALCONS":
Seattle Pacific enters the week with a No. 57 ranking in the national team standings, holding a 191.765 RQS. The Falcons have a 1-9 record on the season and have earned a season-high of 192.975.
As a team the Falcons rank No. 62 on vault (47.855), tie for No. 53 on bars (48.180), are No. 58 on beam (47.800) and No. 55 on floor (48.295). Individually, Shannon Escarra ties for No. 70 in the all-around national rankings (38.345), while Sydney Clark ranks No. 75 (38.160).