Bronco Gymnasts Qualify to NCAA Regional Championships for 20th Straight Season.
The Boise State Gymnastics team will travel to Stanford for the 2006 NCAA West Region Championships, Sat., April 8, marking the 20th consecutive season that the Boise State gymnastics program has competed at regionals. (The first of those 20 straight qualifications was under then coach Jackie Carringer. The then string of 19 qualifications have been under current coach Sam Sandmire.) The Broncos are the fourth seed in the West Region with a Regional Qualifying Score of 194.295. No. 5 Alabama (196.46) is the top seed, followed by No. 8 and host Stanford (196.29), No. 16 Oregon State (195.53), No. 31 Sacramento State (194.03) and No. 35 San Jose State (193.305).
                The West Regional Championship will begin at 6 p.m. Pacific Time on April 8 with the firstand second place team after the regional competition qualifying to the NCAA National Championship.
                LOGAN, Utah The Sacramento State Hornets won the 2006 Western Athletic Conference Gymnastics Championship March 25 as the Boise State Broncos finished just 0.175 behind with 193.775 for second place. Southern Utah was third with 193.6. Utah State (193.1), San Jose State (192.8) and Cal State Fullerton (192.6) followed. Bronco freshman Shaniece Craft won the WAC vault title with a score of 9.875.
                2006 Western Athletic Conference Championships
March 25, 2006 Logan, Utah - (Top 3 First Team All-Conference, 4th - 6th - Second Team)
                Team: 1. Sacramento State 193.95; 2. Boise State 193.775; 3. Southern Utah 193.6, 4. Utah State 193.1; 5. San Jose State 192.8; 6. Cal State Fullerton 192.6.
                All-Around: 1. Leah Sakhitab, Southern Utah, 39.05; 2. (tie) Jessica Parenti, Utah State, Marina Borisova, Sac State, 38.875; 5. Kea Cuaresma, Boise State, 38.8.
                Vault: 1. Shaniece Craft, Boise State, 9.875; 2. Jessica Parenti,Utah State, 9.85; 3. (tie) Brooke Morari, Sac State, Katie Dinsmore, Boise State, Renae Moneymaker, San Jose State, 9.825.
                Bars: 1. Jessica Parenti, Utah State, 2. Taylor Jacob, Boise State, 9.85; 3. (tie) Alex Martin, Utah State, Leah Sakhitab, Southern Utah, Ashley Sharpe, Southern Utah, Kelsey Spellacy, San Jose State, 9.8.
                Beam: 1. Leah Sakhitab, Southern Utah, 9.875; 2. (tie) Taylor Jacob, Boise State, Kristin Aldrich, Boise State, Nicole Lim, Cal State Fullerton, 9.825.
                Floor: 1. Marina Borisova, Sac State, 9.825; 2. (tie) Tiffany Bass, Sac State, Sheena Shaw, Southern Utah, 9.8; 4. Lindsay Ward, Boise State, Katie Dinsmore, Boise State, Kea Cuaresma, Boise State, 9.75.
                Boise State's current leaders by their top score:
All-Around: 39.225, LindsayWard, 2-17-06 vs. Utah State, SPU
                39.225, Taylor Jacob, 3-03-06 vs. Sac State
                39.1, Kea Cuaresma, 02-20-06 vs. BYU
Vault:                9.9, Kea Cuaresma, 3-03-06 vs. Sac State
                9.875, Katie Dinsmore, 01-13-06 vs. Arizona State
                9.875, Shaniece Craft, 03-25-06 at WAC Championship
Bars:                9.9, Taylor Jacob, 3-03-06 vs. Sac State
                9.875, Lindsay Ward, 1-27-06 and 2-17-06
                9.775, Courtney Achter, 3-3-06, 3-11-06
Beam:                9.9, Lindsay Ward, 02-17-06 vs. Utah State, SPU
                9.85, Katie Dinsmore, 3-11-06 vs. BYU
                9.85, Taylor Jacob, 3-3-06 vs. Sac State
Floor:                9.9, Kea Cuaresma, 3-3-06 vs. Sac State
                9.875, Katie Dinsmore, 03-03-06 vs. Sac State
                9.85, Lindsay Ward, 3-3-06 vs. Sac State

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