Glass Sets Two School Records En Route to 11th, Gher 35th at NCAA's

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Boise State's Amy Glass and Bekah Gher had successful showings at the 2011 NCAA National Gymnastics Championships on Friday (April 15), competing in the second semifinal  at the Wolstein Center.  Glass placed 11th in the all-around in semifinal two, 19th overall, while Gher tied for 35th-place in her balance beam semifinal, and 66th overall, making their way into Bronco history with their performances.

Glass scored the third-best all-around score in Boise State national meet history, earning a 39.075. Her 19th-place finish was the second-highest in school history in the all-around.

Glass opened up her first-career national meet on balance beam, earning a 9.60 under tough judging. Glass only had small wobbles, earning her the sixth-best beam score by a Bronco at nationals and tying for 35th in the second semifinal of the day. She placed in a tie for 66th overall on the event.

After a bye in rotation two, Glass competed on floor in the third rotation. There she set a school record for top score ever by a Bronco on floor at nationals, earning a 9.850 and tying for ninth in the semifinal and tying for 16th overall.

Also competing in the third rotation, Gher capped off her freshman campaign by placing 35th on balance beam in the semifinal and 66th overall, tying with Glass and her 9.60 score for the sixth-best at a national meet by a Bronco.

Moving on to vault in rotation four, the redshirt junior Glass earned a second-straight school record, scoring a 9.875 and improving .025 over the previous best ever scored at a national by Julie Wagner (1993). Glass tied for 11th on vault in the semifinal and 17th overall, the second-best finish on the event by a Bronco.

After her second bye of the day, Glass competed on bars in her final rotation earning a 9.750 and tying for 30th in the semifinal and 60th overall, to complete her first NCAA National Meet competition.

Neither Bronco advanced to the individual event finals held on Sunday, April 17, completing their 2011 season.

Oklahoma, Michigan and UCLA advance to Saturday's Super Six Team Finals out of Friday's first semifinal, while Alabama, Nebraska and Utah advance from semifinal two.

Full meet results are available at: http://www.ncaa.com/sports/gymnastics-women/d1



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