In this matchup between MRGC rivals, the Boise State Broncos scored a 197.175 to the BYU Cougars’ 196.900. Shani Remme continued her stellar all-around performance, scoring a 39.600 to win the meet and winning on the uneven bars with a 9.950. Abbey Miner won the vault with a 9.875 and the floor exercise with a 9.925 for BYU. Both teams performed well, resulting in an exciting meet between two top 20 teams.
Starting on vault, home team BYU scored a 49.125, overcoming a fall to count four scores over a 9.800. Avery Bennet placed second behind teammate Miner, posting a 9.850. Angel Zhong and Shannon Evans helped the Cougars keep up with the Broncos, both scoring a 9.825. On the uneven bars, Boise State started strong, scoring a 49.475 and counting three routines that scored over a 9.900. Shani Remme and Emily Muhlenhaupt tied for first on the event, with both scoring a 9.950. The lowest score on bars for the Broncos was a 9.875, helping Boise State get an early lead.
Moving to the vault, the Broncos scored a 49.000. Sarah Means scored a 9.850, tying with Remme for second place. Cleaning up landings should help Boise State improve their scores, making vault one of their more competitive events. BYU made up some ground on the uneven bars, scoring a 49.350. Evans tied for first on the event with a 9.950. The rest of the lineup performed well, with four routines scoring a 9.850.
The Cougars hit six routines on beam for a 49.150. Helody Cyrenne scored a 9.875, placing fourth on the event and posting the highest score of the rotation for BYU. They were able to count three more scores above a 9.800, keeping the Cougars in the mix to win the meet. On the floor exercise, the Broncos kept things interesting and also scored a 49.150, with every routine scoring at least a 9.800. Remme tied with teammate Tatum Bruden for third place, scoring a 9.850.
Ending on beam, the Broncos posted a 49.550, their highest rotation total of the night. Remme won the event, tying with Courtney McGregor and scoring a 9.950. Sarah Means placed third with a 9.900, while the rest of the lineup performed solidly to score 9.875s. BYU ended on floor with a 49.275, where Miner won the event with a 9.925. Evans placed second with a 9.900, while Briana Pearson placed third with a 9.850.Tags: Abbey Miner, Angel Zhong, Avery Bennet, Boise State, Boise State Broncos, Briana Pearson, BYU, BYU Cougars, Courtney McGregor, Emily Muhlenhaupt, Helody Cyrenne, MRGC, NCAA Gymnastics, Sarah Means, Shani Remme, Shannon Evans, Tatum Bruden