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Utah @ Stanford Live Blog

Tonight, Utah goes Ivy League tonight to compete against Stanford at home.

Utah has apparently never won at Stanford. Will they break that streak tonight? Follow along and refresh the page every few minutes or so for all the action!
Here are some faces to watch at Stanford:

Ebee Price is the sophomore phenom, good at, well, everything.

Ivana Hong is glorious on the beam.

Twins Nicolette and Danielle McNair have that beautiful Gym-Max form. Then there is Taylor Rice, who is famous for "making it rain" on beam and floor.

Rotation one - Stanford the home team is on vault, Utah starts on bars.

Taylor Rice leads off vault for Stanford - FTY- good form, hop back. 9.775

Samantha Partyka leads off bars for Utah - DLO dismount 9.775

Melissa Chuang Stanford Vault -  FTY, some piking in the air. hop on the landing. 9.75

Tiffani Lewis UB Utah -  giant 1/1 + tkatchev,  bail,  DLO, small hop back.9.825

Dani McNair VT Stanford - FTY good distance, nice form, small bounce. 9;.775

Sabrina Schwab Utah UB -  jump KCHS,  toe on + tkatchev,  bail,  good form, stalder + double back dismount. 9.85

Nicki McNair VT Stanford - FTY, nice height, small hop. 9.825

Kassandra Lopez UB Utah -  KCHS, giant 1/1 + tkachev + bail,  DLO, small hop, beautiful form.9.825

Taryn Fitzgerald VT Stanford - FTY - huge height, stick, sure Tim Daggett, let's go with that.

Breanna Hughes UB Utah giant 1/1 + tkatchev, big air,  bail, full in, stuck. chest slumped over a bit. 9.85

Elizabeth "Ebee" Price the queen on vault for Stanford -  DTY - huge! small step. 9.925

Baely Rowe UB Utah -  jump KCHS,   giant 1/1 + tkatchev,  bail,  toe on, DLO, small hop, some piking in the air. 9.8

The two teams are neck and neck going into the second rotation:
Stanford vault 49.150
Utah Bars 49.150

Second Rotation - Stanford moves to bars, Utah goes to vault

Baely Rowe Leads off vault for Utah - FTY good height, small hop 9.825

Leading off bars for Stanford Nicki McNair,  giant 1/2 + piked jaeger+ bail,  toe shoot to HB,  full in, small slide back. Beautiful. 9.85

Kassandra Lopez VT Utah - FTY nice landing. 9.75

Taylor Rice UB Stanford -  KCHS toe shoot ot HB, giant 1/2 + jaeger, pak,   giant 1/1+ double back, nice routine. 9.825

Tiffani Lewis VT Utah -  FTY small hop back, but good form with a flair out. 9.85

Danielle McNair UB Stanford -  KCHS,  giant 1/2 + jaeger, misses the bar and falls.bail, toe shoot, flat on the transition, good landing on the full in dismount 8.3

Samantha Partyka VT Utah -  FTY, very clean, small hop back. 9.825

Dare Maxwell UB Stanford -  jump KCHS,  toe On + ray,  giant 1/1 + double back, small step back. good routine. 9.725

Breanna Hughes VT Utah - yurchenko 1 1/2, small step. 9.9

Ebee Price UB Stanford -  glide KCHS + maloney + toe on + church, peels,  stalder shoot to HB, DLO stuck. Yeesh, now Stanford is going to have to count a fall.  9.375

Kailah Delaney VT Utah - FTY, very high, small hop back. 9.875

Ivana Hong UB Stanford - tkatchev + bail,  DLO, stuck. beautiful 9.875, excuse me, judges? Do I need to take an impromptu flight to the bay area to beat some sense into y'all? Ugh!

Scores after 2 rotations:
Stanford 97.800, bars total 48.650
Utah 98.425, vault total 49.275

Third rotation - Stanford will go to beam and Utah will go to floor.

Nicki McNair leads off beam for Stanford - BHS +LOSO, side somi,  1/1 turn,  aerial cartwheel,  sw + side straddle,  round off + 1 1/2 twist. 9.85

Makenna Merrell leads off floor for Utah - fro HS + for 2/1 + fro lay, sw + sw 1/2,  2 1/2 + punch front, double stag,  FHS + rudi. 9.875

Rachel Daum BB Stanford -  fro aerial bal check, back handspring,  1/1 turn,  sw + spl,  cat leap + aerial cartwheel,  round off + 1 1/2 twist, good landing. 9.675

Tiffani Lewis Utah FX -  full in,  FHS + fro lay + fro 1/2,   sw 1/4 + popa,  double back, 9.875

Taylor Rice BB Stanford -  straddle + sheep jump,  "make it rain!" 1/1 turn balance check,  front toss, low landing, falls,  BHS + LOSO, another big balance check,  bhs + gainer 1/1. 8.975

Maddy Stover FX Utah -  FHS + 2/1 twist,  FHS + fro lay + for 1/1, loso,  tour jete + sw 1/2,  FHS + rudi. 9.8

Ivana Hong BB Stanford -  press handstand mount,  onodi + BHS,  BHS + LOSO, small balance check,  1/1 turn,  lovely so elegant,  Spl + sheep jump, gainer pike. 9.825

Sabrina Schwab FX Utah -  double pike,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw 1/4 + popa,  2 1/2 twist 9.875

Ebee Price BB Stanford -  fro aerial,  BHS + 2 foot layout,  sw + spl,  round off + double pike, small step back. Hit routine! 9.85

Breanna Hughes FX Utah -  double pike,  sw 1/2 + wolf 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  double back, stuck cold. Boom. 9.9

Melissa Chuang BB Stanford -  BHS + LOSO, solid,  sw + double stag ring,  1/1 turn, another moonwalk, how cute, aerial cartwheel,  wolf hop + gainer 1/1 stuck. 9.925

Samantha Partyka -  1 1/2 + rudi,  double back,  sw 1/2 + tour jete 1/1, rudi, 9.9

Well, Utah has put even more distance between themselves and Stanford after that floor rotation. Here are the scores after three rotations:

Utah 147.850, floor total 49.425
Stanford 146.925, beam total 49.125

Final rotation! Stanford will go to floor and Utah will end on beam.

Leading off beam for Utah is Samantha Partyka -  split + straddle side,  cat leap + aerial cartwheel, 1/1 turn,  BHS +LOSO, big balance check,  sw + spl,  round off + 1 1/2 twist. 9.675

Melissa Chuang leads off floor for Stanford -  double pike,  FHS + rudi,  tour jete 1/2 + popa,  1 1/1 + front layout, deep landing. 9.525

Breanna Hughes BB Utah -  BHS +LOSO,  1/1 turn,  sw + spl 3/4,  aerial cartwheel + 1/1 twist dismount. 9.75

Kassandra Lopez BB Utah -  sw + straddle side,  BHS +LOSO,  1/1 turn,  front tuck + beat jump,  straddle 3/4,   round off + 2/1 twist, small step? 9.85

Jenna Frowein Stanford FX -  double pike,  double L turn,  sw +, FHS + 1 1/2 + front pike. 9.675

Rachel Daum FX Stanford -  double pike,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  double tuck, low chest, double stag 9.7

Kailah Delaney BB Utah -  BHS +LOSO,  straddle + tuck 1/1,  1/1 turn,  Gainer loso,  cartwheel + gainer 1/1 stuck. 9.9

Taylor Rice Stanford FX - double pike,  whip 1/2 + fro 1/1, swing + sw 1/4,  double back. 9,75

Baely Rowe BB Utah -  shoulder stand,  sw + straddle 1/4,  BHS + BHS +LOSO,  front toss,  the moonwalk,  round off + 1 1/2 twist. hop forward. 9.825

Ebee Price FX Stanford -  DLO, huge, sw ring + sw 1/4 + popa, punch fro lay + fro 1/1,  double back, huge height. such control, form and AMPLITUDE! 9.925 (Ebee is so awesome, the cheerleaders are practically her back-up dancers)

Maddy Stover anchors beam for Utah -  fro aerial + spl,  BHS +LOSO, solid,  1/1 turn,  sw + cross straddle,  split ring,  cartwheel + gainer 1/1 stuck. 9.975

Haley Spector anchors floor for Stanford -  double arabian,  sw  1/4 + popa,  FHS + fro lay + fro 1/1,  double back. 9.9

Final Scores -
Utah takes the win 197.150, beam total 49.300
Stanford 195.875, floor total 48.950

That's all for now! Join me tomorrow for more live blogging at 12 p.m. MST for Kentucky at West Virginia and at 2 p.m. MST for UCLA at Washington.





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