No. 15 Broncos Head to MRGC Championships
March 21, 2018

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The No. 15 Broncos head to Cedar City, Utah, for the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Championships on Saturday, March 24 at 6 p.m. MT. The Broncos are looking for an unprecedented fourth-straight MRGC title after taking home the honor in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

The Broncos have won the last three Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference titles (2015, 2016 and 2017) and will be looking for number four this weekend. This year against MRGC competition, the Broncos are 5-1, with the one loss coming in a dual at BYU on Feb. 23. The Broncos avenged that loss last week by defeating the Cougars in a tri-meet at Washington.

The Broncos had an outstanding finish to the regular season, defeating No. 8 Washington and then-No. 19 BYU in Seattle with a score of 197.000, the ninth-highest team score in program history. The Broncos were led by Shani Remme, who set a career-high mark, the third-highest in program history, 39.575 to win the all-around competition. She also won the beam title with a career-tying score of 9.925, and the same on bars, a career-tying 9.925 score. Also excelling on beam was Sarah Means, who tied her career-high score of 9.900 and Courtney McGregor, who set a new career-best mark of 9.900. Freshman Gabby Bouza delivered a career-high 9.850 as the Broncos put togehter a season-high 49.400 score on the event. Ann Stockwell won the meet title on vault with a score of 9.875, tying her season-high mark on the event. The Broncos put up impressive scores on bars (49.200), floor (49.200 and vault (49.200) for the team's most consistent performance on all events.

For the 10th-straight week a Bronco took home MRGC Gymnast of the Week honors, with junior Shani Remme taking home the honor for the ninth time this season after delivering a career-high all-around score of 39.575, the second-highest in MRGC history. Remme also earned MRGC Bars Specialist for the fourth time this season as she turned in a 9.925 score on the event. She also earned MRGC Beam Specialist of the Week for the fifth time this season after scoring a 9.925 on the event. Senior Ann Stockwell also earned weekly honors for the second-straight week, this time being named MRGC Vault Specialist of the Week after a score of 9.875 on the event.

The Broncos moved up on place to No. 15 this week, as the RQS went up to 196.650 after sitting at 196.520 last week. Individually, the Broncos are led by Shani Remme, who ranks 13th nationally in the all-around with an RQS of 39.470. She also ranks 15th on floor with an RQS of 9.915, 20th on beam with an RQS of 9.900, 32nd on bars with an RQS of 9.890 and 120th with an RQS of 9.815 on vault. Stockwell leads the Broncos on vault with an RQS of 9.865, 47th nationally. Bir also ranks high for the Broncos, with a score of 9.850, good for 61st nationally on vault, while Collantes ranks 44th on floor with an RQS of 9.890 and McGregor ranks 51st with an RQS of 9.870 on bars.

Junior Shani Remme can be found throughout the Bronco record book, and is making her way into the all-around victories category. So far on the season, Remme has won seven all-around meet titles, good for third-best in school history. The junior currently has 15 all-around victories in her career, putting her tied for second in the school record book. The school record is 18, so she is on track to shatter the record next season. Remme also sits in second in the Bronco record book for career wins on beam with 17, and her six career wins on floor puts her one away from cracking the top 10. In the single-season section of the record book, Remme's six beam wins tie for second, her five bars titles rank tied for eighth and her five floor wins tie for seventh.

Seniors Sandra Collantes and Ann Stockwell have been tabbed as team captains for the 2017-18 season.

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