Three Bronco Gymnasts Selected to Regional Championships

BOISE, Idaho Although Boise State University will not be competing as a team at the NCAA West Regional Championships for the first time in 20 years, senior Kristin Aldrich and freshmen Yvette Leizorek and DeAvera Todd were selected to compete as individuals, Monday.

The West Regional, hosted by the University of California, will be held April 14 at the Haas Pavilion at Berkeley, Calif. Ticket information for the event can be found at http://calbears.cstv.com.

Leizorek, who earned second team all-conference honors on both bars and floor at last weekend’s Western Athletic Conference Championships, will be competing on bars at the regional meet. Leizorek was also selected as an alternate competitor on floor.

Aldrich, who earned first team all-conference honors on beam and second team all-conference honors on vault this past weekend at the WAC Championships, was selected to compete on beam.

Rounding out the Bronco trio selected to compete at the regional, Todd was selected to compete as an all-arounder. In her debut season, Todd was the Broncos’ only all-around competitor this year.

In each region, only the top-ranked gymnast on each event that is not on an advancing team is selected to compete as an individual. In the all-around, the top five individuals not on an advancing team are selected to compete at the regional meet.

Each of Boise State’s individual competitors will be looking to advance the NCAA Championships. The 26th annual National Collegiate Gymnastics Championships, hosted by the University of Utah, will be held April 26-28 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center at Salt Lake City, Utah.

--broncosports.com--


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