The No. 11-ranked Boise State gymnastics team hits the road for the second-straight week, heading to Logan, Utah to take on Western Athletic Conference rival Utah State. The meet is slated for 7 p.m. (Mountain) at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum arena.
Tickets can be purchased at the Utah State Ticket Office the day of the event. Prices are as follows: Adults, $5; Youth (ages 3-14), $1. You can also buy tickets online at: http://ev6.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/ExecMacro/evenue/ev69/se/Main.d2w/report?linkID=usu
Fans can follow the action with live gymnastics scores by going to http://www.utahstateaggies.com/livestats/w-gym/20110218.htm. Live video can also be viewed at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/utahst.portal# for a fee.
Boise State enters the week ranked No. 11 in the country, the highest in program history. Utah State enters the week ranked No. 42. The Broncos hold an average of 195.215, while USU sits at 191.808. Boise State also ranks No. 11 on vault (48.950), No. 14 on bars (48.905), No. 14 on floor (48.855) and No. 21 on beam (48.485). Utah State ranks No. 41 on vault (48.221), is tied for No. 41 on floor (48.325), is No. 43 on bars (48.00) and No. 50 on beam (47.263).
The two teams will be meeting for the 78th time, with USU entering with a 54-23 lead. The Broncos however enter with a more recent upper hand, holding a 10 meeting win-streak over the Aggies. Their most recent meeting was Mar. 27, 2010 at the WAC Championships.
This week Hannah Redmon improved her school record of all-time career floor wins to 19 after winning the event at the SJSU Quad meet. Amy Glass improves to six-career beam wins, good for a tie for No. 6 all-time at Boise State, while also moving to a tie for No. 3 in season beam wins with four total. Hailey Gaspar made her way into the record books on vault, tying the fifth-best score (9.950) in school history. Brittany Potvin-Green followed suit tying for the No. 22-best bar score in school history (9.90).
Boise State "Broncos":
Boise State jumps one spot in the national rankings this week, now sitting at No. 11, the highest in school history. They hold a 6-3 record (2-0 WAC) and have a team season-best of 196.175 and an average of 195.215.
Five Broncos sit in the nation's top-100 ranked gymnasts in their respective events. Amy Glass moved from No. 2 in the nation last week, to No. 1 on beam this week holding a 9.875 average on the season to lead the country. She also holds a No. 8 ranking in the all-around (39.320), a No. 28 spot on vault (9.840), a No. 49 (tied) spot on floor (9.810) and is ranked No. 53 on bars (9.795).
Also ranking well this week is sophomore Hailey Gaspar who moves up to No. 5 in the nation on vault (9.896) and eighth on floor (9.875). She also sits in a tie for No. 70 on beam with an average of 9.738.
Sophomore Brittany Potvin-Green ranks No. 11 in the country on bars (9.858), while Hannah Redmon sits in a tie for No. 35 (9.815) and Katie Tuller ties for No. 99 (9.750) on the event. Redmon also sits at No. 25 in the nation on vault (9.845), as well as tied for No. 56 on floor (9.80).
Utah State "Aggies":
Utah State enters the week ranked No. 42 in the nation. They hold a 1-9 record (0-3 WAC) and hold a season high of 192.80 and average score of 191.808.
No Aggies hold top-100 national rankings in any event.