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Oregon State at UCLA Live Blog

Okay, last installment of this live blogging marathon for this evening.  The final meet is more PAC-12 fun with Oregon State at UCLA.

Last weekend, Sophina DeJesus had her floor routine go viral.  Will Sophina's spunk go viral two weeks in a row? Refresh the page every few minutes to find out!


Besides Sophina, watch Danusia Francis on beam. Her signature skill is a transverse aerial to full dismount.  Angi Cipra has a floor routine with an Iphone ring in it, expect Samantha Peszek to crack a "you forgot to turn off your phone" joke.

For Oregon State - Risa Perez works it on floor with her dance and a smile that has more light than a mega giant supernova. Maddie Gardiner is the star all-arounder, expect her signature wolf turn to split mount on beam that is so beautiful, it makes angels cry.

First rotation coming up. UCLA, the home team will be on the vault, Oregon State will be on bars.

Danusia Francis is on vault for UCLA for the first time ever -  beautiful FTY, stuck. love the pink hair. 9.775

Mariana Colussi Pelaez leads off bars for Oregon State - jaeger,  bail,  DLO, nearly stuck, small baby steps. 9.8

Sonya Meraz VT UCLA - FTY, bounce in place.9.85

Shireen Khamedoost UB OSU -  KCHS + maloney + bail,  DLO stuck. 9.85

Janay Honest VT UCLA -  FTY huge, stuck. 9.9

Silvia Colussi Pelaez -  bail,  DLO small hop. 9.8

Angi Cipra VT UCLA -  FTY, huge, hop back on landing. 9.825

Maddie Gardiner UB OSU - KCHS toe on + maloney + bail,  stalder + double back. small hop 9.85

Madison Preston VT UCLA -  FTY, small hop lots of power, distance. and flair. 9.9

Mary Jacobsen UB OSU -  Jump KCHS + ray + bail,  giant 1/2 + double front step FWD. 9.8

Sadiqua Bynum will anchor vault for UCLA - yurchenko arabian, small hop. 9.875

Katyianna McMillan anchors bars for Oregon -  KCHS jaeger + bail,  KCHS,  DLO, stuck. beautiful. 9.925

Scores after 1 rotation:
Already close!
UCLA vault score 49.35
Oregon State bars score 49.225

Second rotation, UCLA will head to bars and Oregon State will go to vault.

McKenna Singley leads of vault for Oregon state - FTY 9.775

Danusia Francis leads off bars for UCLA -  glide KCHS + maloney + bail + toe shoot + giant 1/1 + double back. 9.85

Mary Jacobsen VT OSU -  kas 1/1, pikes down, hop back. 9.825

Rechelle Dennis UCLA UB - jump hecht, giant 1/1 + gienger,  giant 1/1, + double back, step 9.725

Taylor Ricci VT OSU -  FTY pikes down, soft knees, hop back.9.825

Sonya Meraz UB UCLA -  Jump KCHS,  bail,  tkatchev,  DLO, small hop. good routine. 9.85

Shireen Khamedoost VT OSU -  yurchenko tuck back.  hop back. 9.225

Melissa Metcalf UB LSU -  glide KCHS,  maloney + bail,  toe on + toe shoot, giant 1/2 + double front, shifts foot on landing. 9.825

Megan Jiminez VT OSU -  FTY big step back.9.75

Janay Honest UB UCLA, KCHS + tkatchev,  giant 1/2 + straddle back,  full in, small hop. 9.825

Maddie Gardiner will anchor vault for OSU - FTY - good landing. 9.8

Sophina DeJesus will anchor bars for UCLA -  falls on her mount, face plants before she could reach the high bar. glide KCHS, giant 1/1 + gienger,  bail, full in, stuck. 9.4

Scores after 2 rotations
UCLA 98.425, bars total 49.975
Oregon State 98.2, vault total 48.975

Now to the third rotation, Oregon State will be on floor while UCLA will go to beam.  Sophina DeJesus will try to recover her dignity after that bars face plant. Side note:at least she's not injured. UCLA has had some shit-ty luck with injuries between Hallie Mossett and Katelyn Ohashi. I think Miss Val should try to get some adamantium from Wolverine's skeleton and inject all her gymnasts with it.

Mikaela Gerber is leading off beam for UCLA,  wolf 1/1,  fro aerial + beat jump,  BHS + LOSO small balance check,  sw (balance check) beat + double stag ring,  side somi,  BHS + Gainer 1/1 dismount. 9.825

Mary Jacobsen will lead off floor for Oregon State -  double pike,  wolf hop,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw + tour jete 1/1,   2 1/2   side step. 9.75

Sonya Meraz BB UCLA -  BHS + BHS + LOSO,  sw 1/2,  sw + cross straddle,  1/1 turn,  1 1/2 dismount, step FWD. 9.85

Taylor Ricci FX OSU -  rudi + lOSO,  double pike,  sw 1/2 + wolf 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro tuck, sits it down. 9.2

Nicki Shapiro BB UCLA -  BHS + BHS + LOSO,  sw + spl,  1/1 turn,  aerial + 1/1 twist stuck landing.  9.9

Risa Perez FX OSU -  double pike,  sw 1/4 + wp;f 1/1,  3/1 turn FHS + fro lay + fro 1/2 + shushunova,  1 1/2 + fro 1/1. 9.825

Sophina DeJesus BB UCLA -  fro aerial + back pike,  fro toss + bhs,  scale, beautiful flexibility, spl + sw 1/4 + front support,  1/1 attitude turn,  fro gainer 1/1 dismount, sticks it. 9.975

Jamie Radermacher FX OSU -  moonwalk,  FHS + fro 2/1 + fro tuck,  sw  + tour jete 1/2,  2 1/2,  FHS + fro 1/1 + punch front. 9.85

Peng Peng Lee UCLA BB -  flares,  glorious,  sw + spl, falls on her series. 2/1 turn,  aerial + layout flyoff. 8.875

Madeline Gardiner FX OSU -  2 1/2,  sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1,  1 1/2 + fro 1/2 + straddle jump, 2/1 turn,  double pike, chest down. 9.775

Danusia Francis  anchors beam for UCLA -  silivas mt, fro aerial + beat jump,  BHS + LOSO,  sw + spl,  1/1 memmel turn,  transverse aerial + 1/1 dismount. stuck landing. Boom. That's how it's done. 9.95

Katyianna McMillan FX OSU -  FHS +  2/1 twist,  1 1/2 + fro tuck,  tour jete 1/2 + popa, awesome back spin. Punch Rudi. 9.875

We're in the home stretch, then I can go to sleep.

After 3 rotations:
UCLA 147.925, beam total 49.5
Oregon State 147.275, floor total 49.075

Last rotation,  UCLA will end the night on floor and Oregon State will end on beam.

Megan Jiminez leads off beam for  Oregon State - jump to straddle spl, mt,  fro toss,  BHS + LOSO,  1/1 turn straddle 3/4,  sw + side straddle,  gainer pike dismount, small hop 9.8

Sonya Meraz leads off floor for UCLA -  double back, almost OOB,  1/1 turn,  fro lay + fro 1/1 + fro pike,  sw 1/2 + popa,  double pike, stuck,  9.85

Marianna Colussi= Pelaez BB OSU - 1/1 turn,  sw + ring leap, BHS + LOSO,  fro aerial,  aerial + 1/1 dismount, chest down. hop FWD. 9.75

Madison Preston FX UCLA -  fro tuck + double back,  tour jete 1/2 + popa + popa,  double pike, step back. 9.825

Silvia Colussi-Pelaez BB OSU + straddle + double stag,  BHS + LOSO, big balance check, 1/1 turn,  aerial + 1/1 dismount, 9.725

Danusia Francis FX UCLA -  silivas ankle turn, double pike,  2 1/2, tour jete 1/2 + tour jete 1/1,  double pike,  step back. 9.875

Risa Perez BB OSU - chest stand MT,  chest cartwheel,  fro aerial,  BHS + LOSO, 1/1 turn,  sw big balance check,  pike + sheep jump,  bhs + gainer 1/1 dismount. 9.575

Sophina the Diva UCLA FX -  fro 2/1,  double back,  sw ring + wolf hop 1/1,  1 1/2 + fro lay + splits.  If that get's a 10, it will go viral, again.  9.9

Katyianna McMillan BB OSU -  fro toss + BHS,  1/1 turn,  fro toss to kneel,  sw + sw 1/4,  gainer 1/1 dismount, stuck. 9.75

Angi Cipra FX UCLA - the cell phone routine. Forgive me if I fall asleep.  double back, sw ring + tour jete 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro lay + fro 1/2, double back. 9.95

Maddie Gardiner anchors beam for OSU -  wolf 1/1 + splits, ugh, that was beautiful,  spl + double stag,  fro aerial,  BHS + LOSO,  side somi, balance check,  gainer 1/1 dismount, 9.875

Sadiqua Bynum anchoring floor for UCLA -  DLO, huge,  double back, double stag,  tour jete 1/2 + wolf 1/2,  fro tuck + double back. 9.975

Final scores:
UCLA 197.475,  floor total 49.55
Oregon State 196.125, beam total 48.8, a season high for Oregon State.

Now, I am going to go to sleep, because I am dozing off at my computer. Good night and good luck everyone. I will see you all tomorrow.















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