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Denver @ Bowling Green Live Blog

I'm going to be live blogging Denver at Bowling Green.


This should be a good match up, so refresh the page every 5-10 minutes or so for updates!

First Rotation - Denver is the visitor, so as per usual they are on bars and the home team, Bowling Green State University are on the vault!

On vault for Bowling Green Lauren De Meno - FTY step back 9.65

Claire Kern Denver UB - Bail,  DLO, small step back. 9.75

Shannon GOniwiecha VT Bowling Green  - FTY - big step to the side. 9.525

Katie Menhenick UB Denver - KCHS, shaposh,  bail, DLO. Stuck. 9.8

Katie Moresfield Bowling Green VT - FTY - step back. 9.7

Nikole Addison Denver UB jump to HB<  giant 1/1, tkatchev,  bail,  toe circle,  DLO, legs seps, stuck landing.  9.75

Alyssa Nocella VT Bowling Green -  FTY - huge power, good landing. 9.75

Diana Chesnok UB Denver, KCHS, giant 1/1 - tkatchev, bail,  toe to squat on,  full in dismount, didn't see the landing, looked good.

Victoria Heath-Bowling Green VT - FTY - stuck 9.775

Nina McGee UB Denver -  kchs,  giant 1/1,  gienger, bail,  nice HS,  beautiful high DLO with a stuck landing! Awesome! 9.9

Lauren Feely VT - FTY - very clean, stuck 9.8

Julia Ross Denver UB - KCHS,  toe on, gienger,  pak,   DLO - slightly piked in air, hop on dismount. Beautiful lines and toe point. 9.75

Denver  bars total 49.025
Bowling Green vault 48.675

Second rotation - Denver will go to Vault, Bowling Green will go to bars.

Emily Barrett 9.75 VT for Denver, I didn't see it because... I don't know

Shannon Goniwiecha UB - Tkatchev, Falls, straddle back,  kchs, giant 1/1 + double back dismount 8.8

Kaitlyn Schou Denver VT -  FTY -

Laura Mitchell Bowling Green  UB -   toe on + maloney - peels off, bail,  toe shoot to HB,  toe on + tkatchev,  giant 1/1 + double back. 8.9

Diana Chesnok VT DU -  FTY - hop forward. 9.725

Rachel Reis Bowling Green UB -  KCHS,  giant 1/1 + gienger,  bail,  giant 1/1 + double back.

Okay, if this announcer has to ask if that was a release move, then he needs to be fired. Sorry, not sorry.

Julia Ross DU VT -  FTY - step back. lots of power. 9.75

Lauren Feely UB Bowling Green -  jump hecht hip cir + gienger, bail,  full in dismount, a little low. 9.85

Nikole Addison DU - VT -  FTY - stuck, very high 9.8

"A nice flip!" Announcer guy

Alyssa Nocella Bowling Green UB - jump HB,  hip cir, giant 1/2 + piked jaeger,  giant 1/1 + DLO stuck landing. 9.875

Nina McGee DU VT - Tsuk 1/1 - very powerful, small hop back. 9.85

Caroline Ellingboe Bowling Green UB -  giant 1/2 + piked jaeger, shootover,  full twisting DLO, hop back. Very nice routine. 9.85

DU 2 event total 97.9, vault total 48.875
Bowling Green 2 event total 96.95, bars total 48.275

Third rotation, Denver will head to floor and Bowling Green will go to beam.

Denver's floor line-up: Katie Menhenick, Emily Barrett, Kaitlyn Schou, Claire Hammen, Nikole Addison, Nina McGee.

BG BB Lauren Feely -  cat leap + sw , LOSO = beat jump,  BHS + LOSO, gainer 1/1 dismount 9.675

Katie Menhenick FX DU - , 2 1/2 + fro lay,, double back. 9.775

Jordan Rae Bowling Green BB -  BHS + LOSO - wobble,  1/1 turn,  cat + sw 1/2,  side somi,  punch front 1/1 - step to side 9.55

Emily Barrett DU FX -  double pike,  sw ring + tour jete,  FHS + fro lay + fro 1/1,  1/1 turn,  2 1/2 twist. 9.775

Wait, did that guy actually ask how wide the beam  was? Seriously, that guy is fired.

Rachel Reis BB Bowling Green -  BHS + BHS+ LOSO sw + straddle, spl + sheep, wobble,  tick tock,  L turn,  gainer 1/1 sticks. 9.625

Kaitlyn Schou DU FX -  FHS + fro 1/1,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  fro 1/1 , 2/1 + spl jump

Caroline Ellingboe BB Bowling Green -  BHS + LOSO,  1/1 turn,  barani?, sw + side straddle,  beat jump,  gainer tucked 1/1 9.775

Claire Hammen  DU FX - , Double pike,  sw ,  2 1/2 twist,   1/1 turn,  FHS + fro 1/1 + fro lay, 9.85

Alyssa Nocella BGSU BB -  BHS + LOSO,  sw + stag ring, 1/1 turn,  fro toss + beat jump,   ro + 1 1/2 twist 9.75

Nikole Addison DU FX - HUGE DLO! leg seps, 1 1/2 + fro 1/1,  nice,  sw 1/4 + popa,  double pike, lands nicely

Laura Mitchell BB Bowling Green -  jump to chest stand mount, very unique,  BHS _ LOSO, beautiful,  sw  + back tuck,  aerial + spl jump,  side somi,  1/1 turn,  round off + 2/1 twist small step back. beautiful. 9.85

"That's a lot of spin!" Commentator guy

Nina McGee DU FX -  DLO, huge,  sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1,  FHS + fro 1/1 + fro lay double pike,  straddle to shushunova 9.925

"look at her legs" bordering on creepy here, guy.

It's the University of Denver, buddy!

Denver, score after 3 rotations 146.550, FX total, 49.25
Bowling Green, score after 3 rotations 145.625, BB total 48.675

Going into the final rotation, Denver will go to beam (DON'T PANIC), Bowling Green will go to floor.

Line up for DU BB - Kaitlyn Schou, Katie Menhenick, Diana Chesnok, Julia Ross,  Nina McGee, Emily Barrett


Kaitlyn Schou BB DU -  BHS + lOSO - big wobble,  1/1 turn,  fro aerial + sissone,  beat jump + sheep,  round off + 1 1/2 twist. 9.7

rachel creagh BGSU FX -   1 1/2 + fro pike,  sw  + wolf 1/1,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  fro 1/2

Katie Menhenick BB DU -  BHS+ BHS+ LOSO,  sw + pike + back pike,   1/1 turn,  round off + 2 1/2 twist, step back. 9.725

Kayla Rose FX BGSU -  double pike, sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1,  1 1/2 + fro 1/1, double back, lands a little short,  bounces back.

Diana Chesnok BB DU - spl + sw,  BHS + LOSO,  1/1 turn,  fro aerial + beat jump,  round of + 1 1/2 9.8

Victoria Heath FX Bowling Green - double pike,  sw ring + tour jete, 1 1/2 to front lay, double back. 9.85

This guy said "she moves her body nicely." He's officially crossed the line into creepy territory.

Julia Ross BB DU -  chest stand mt,  fro aerial + bhs,  beautiful lines,  cat  + sw ring, 1/1 turn,  small wobble,  aerial + 1/1 twist dismount, very beautiful 9.825

Lauren Feely BGSU - wolf 1/1, fro hs+ fro 1/2 + LOSO,  double back, sw + double stag,  1/1 turn,  fHS + rudi,

Nina McGee DU BB -  tuck _ LOSO,  sw 1/4,  BHS + LOSO, solid,  1/1 turn,  sw 3/4,  spl + tuck 1/1,  round off, gainer 1/1 dismount, couple of steps. 9.85

Why is the commentator talking about how many sisters Nina has? How is that relevant to her beam routine?

Laura Mitchell BGSU FX -  double pike,   sw irng + sw 1/2 double back,   1/1 turn,  1 1/2 + fro lay. Nice.  9.825

EMily Barrett BB DU  -  BHS + LOSO - balance check saves it,  aerial cartwheel, 1/1 turn,  cat leap + sw gainer loso + spl jump,  round off + 1 1/2 twist, sticks dismount.  9.775

Alyssa Nocella BGSU FX -  double back, steps out, stag ring, 1/1 turn, sw 1/4 + popa,  FHS + fro lay + 1/1,  double pike, lands short, shushunova to finish. 9.675

Denver takes the win with a season high of 196.125, beam total of 48.975
Bowling Green finishes with a 194.525, floor total of 48.900.

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