Broncos Face BYU, Arizona State in Final Regular-Season Road Trip
What's Happening:
The No. 22-ranked Boise State gymnastics team (11-1, 4-0 WAC) is headed to their final regular-season road trip of 2010, taking on No. 35-ranked Brigham Young (3-9) and No. 26-ranked Arizona State (2-9) in Provo, Utah on Fri., Mar. 12. The meet, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., will be held at the Smith Fieldhouse on the campus of BYU.

Live Stats:
Live stats and video can be found on BYU's athletics page: http://www.byucougars.com/webcast/gymnastics/20100312/index.html  

Last Time Out:
The Broncos earned their second-highest team total of the season, a 195.625, at the Boise State Triangular against BYU and Utah State. The meet was only the second home competition for the Broncos. Not only did Boise State win each event in the team totals, but they captured individual titles on all four events as well as the all-around. Junior Hannah Redmon earned wins on vault, bars and floor while junior Kelsey Lang earned a title on beam. Redshirt sophomore Amy Glass earned her second all-around win of the season in the triangular.     

All-Time Series:
Looking at the all-time records the Broncos enter this weekend as the underdog against both BYU and ASU. The Broncos, however, have strengthened in recent history, making them the favorite to win this weekend's meet. BYU holds a 34-9 lead over Boise State, but the Broncos have earned two straight wins over the Cougars, including a win by 1.875 points last weekend in Boise. Arizona State holds a 14-3 lead over the Broncos, but Boise State has earned two-straight wins over the Sun Devils, including their most recent win at the 2008 NCAA Central Regional on Apr. 12.  

Athlete of the Week:
Junior Hannah Redmon earned her fifth WAC award this season after being named WAC Gymnast of the Week for Mar. 1-7. She has also earned WAC Gymnast of the Week for Jan. 11-17 and Feb. 8-14 as well as Specialist of the Week for the weeks of Feb. 1-7 and Feb. 22-28 this season. Freshman Hailey Gaspar earned a WAC Specialist of the Week honor for the week of Jan. 25-31.

Making a Mark in the Record Books:
As a team the Broncos set a school record with a score of 49.350 on vault on Feb. 26, 2010. In the same meet they were able to earn an overall score of 196.10, good for 12th on the all-time team scores list at Boise State. Five current Broncos hold spots in the all-time records for Boise State. Redshirt sophomore Amy Glass entered the record books for the first time, earning a No. 10 (tie) spot with four career all-around wins. Junior Hannah Redmon holds the No. 6 spot on the all-time career all-around wins chart with six total, while also sitting in a tie for No. 2 on all-time career wins on floor with 13 career wins. She also is tied for No. 3 on the all-time season floor wins chart with five titles this season. She holds the No. 4 spot in career vault wins with 13 total while also sneaking into the all-time season wins chart (tied for No. 9) this week after collecting her fourth win on vault this season. Redmon's vault of 9.950 this past week not only earned her the title, but tied her for the fourth-best vault mark in school history. Redmon also moved into the uneven bars records, earning a tie for No. 7 in season wins with four in 2010 as well as tying for the No. 10 spot in career bars wins with five. Redshirt senior Taylor Jacob sits in a tie for third in all-time career wins on bars with 13 while junior Kelsey Lang moves to a tie for No. 6 in career beam wins, totaling five in her career. She has also earned four wins on beam this season, tying her for No. 3 on the all-time season beam wins chart.

Boise State "Broncos":
The Broncos jump seven spots in this week's team rankings moving to No. 22 with their 194.805 Regional Qualifying Score (RQS). They rank No. 15 in the nation as a team on vault, No. 20 on bars, are tied for No. 29 on floor and rank No. 35 on beam.  The Broncos enter the week with an 11-1 record (4-0 WAC).

Broncos In the Rankings:
The Broncos have two athletes who hold marks in the nation's top-100 in their respective events, each holding three rankings this week. Junior Hannah Redmon is ranked (tied) No. 14 in the nation on vault while also sitting in a tie for No. 34 on floor and tied for No. 60 on bars. Redshirt sophomore Amy Glass is tied for No. 41 in the nation on vault as well as in the all-around. Glass also sits in a tie for No. 96 in the nation on beam.   

Brigham Young "Cougars":
Brigham Young enters the weekend with a 3-9 record on the season, but have posted an impressive 195.350 on Feb. 19 against Utah State as their season-high.

The Cougars enter the meet ranked No. 35 in the nation, while also ranking No. 30 on vault, No. 31 on bars, No. 32 on beam and No. 42 on floor as a team.

They have only one athlete ranked in the nation's top-100 in her respective events this week. Megan Donehue is tied for the No. 38 spot in the nation on beam as well as being tied for No. 76 on bars. Though she is the only ranked member of the team, she may not compete in Provo this week after suffering an injury this past week in Boise. The status of Donehue's injury is unknown, leaving the possibility to compete in the BYU Triangular up in the air.

Arizona State "Sun Devils":
Arizona State enters the week with a 2-9 record and are coming off their third-straight loss. The Sun Devils have reached a season-high score of 195.90 in their dual with Stanford on Feb. 19, 2010.

The Sun Devils rank No. 26 in the nation as a team and also hold the No. 28 rank on vault, No. 22 on bars, No. 31 on beam and No. 14 on floor.

Four ASU athletes hold top-100 spots in their respective events with Mary Atkinson leading the group. Atkinson is tied for No. 19 in the nation on vault while also tying for No. 31 on bars, holding the No. 30 spot on floor and is ranked No. 22 in the nation in the all-around. Callie Price joins Atkinson in the vault rankings, tying for No. 56 in the nation while Kahoku Palafox and Francesca Mercurio join Atkinson on bars with No. 76 (tie) and No. 93 (tie) rankings, respectively.


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