Feb. 11, 2016
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The No. 10 Broncos will head back out onto the road this weekend when they take on San José State at 8 p.m. (MT) on Friday, Feb. 12. Boise State (6-0, 3-0 MRGC) will be looking to move to 7-0 for the first time in school history since 1988, when they began the year 11-0.
SERIES HISTORY: The Broncos have a 30-6-1 all-time series advantage against San José State. Boise State last faced the Spartans on Feb. 21, 2014 and won the dual meet 196.200 - 195.550.
SCOUTING THE SPARTANS: San José State is 3-8 on the year, most recently dropping a close meet to UC Davis last weekend on the road, 194.375 - 194.225. Junior Erica Matos - who has won three vault titles on the year - did so again against the Aggies, claiming the title with a 9.825. Sophomore Kaitlin Won took the all-around title with a 38.825.
The Spartans have only scored above a 194.000 on one occasion so far this season, and they have yet to do so at home, with their highest home mark coming against Sacramento State (193.400).
LAST TIME OUT: The Broncos competed at Southern Utah last weekend and took down the Thunderbirds 196.250-195.700 on the road in Cedar City, Utah. Freshman Shani Remme won the all-around title with a 39.325, good for her second all-around win of the season. Senior Maddie Krentz won on floor thanks to a 9.925, and senior Krystine Jacobsen shared the victory on bars with a 9.875.
Boise State's best event of the night came on floor when they posted a 49.325, with all five scores earning a 9.8 or better.
No. 10 RANKING: The Broncos are No. 10 in this week's Road To Nationals rankings, making this their third-straight week in the top 10. Their 196.194 average is their best average through six meets in school history. They still are the No. 2 team in the west region behind No. 7 UCLA (196.510 avg.).
TOP OF THE MRGC: Boise State sits atop the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference with a perfect 3-0 conference record. They have a sizeable lead over second-place Utah State (1-1), third-place Southern Utah (1-2) and fourth-place BYU (0-2).
The Broncos also the lead the conference in every event, averaging a 49.163 on the uneven bars, a 49.250 on vault, a 49.119 on floor and a 49.075 on beam.
NATIONAL EVENT RANKINGS: Boise State is No. 8 on bars, No. 9 on floor, No. 11 on vault and No. 16 on balance beam in the national event rankings.
The Bronco individual event leaders on the national stage are Jacobsen (9.881) on bars at No. 9, Sandra Collantes (9.919) on floor at No. 8, Ann Stockwell (9.825) is tied for 46th on vault and Remme (9.825) is tied for 33rd on the balance beam. Remme also is leading the way in the all-around for the Broncos, tying for the 17th spot nationally with a 39.300.
ANOTHER MRGC SWEEP: For the second-straight week, Boise State swept the MRGC Weekly honors. Remme was named the MRGC Gymnast of the Week and senior Krentz was named the Specialist of the week.