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B1G Five Qualifier # 2 Live Blog

Much more gymnastics to come with the second qualifier for next weekend's B1G Ten Championships.

Ohio State is hosting tonight and they are joined by Nebraska, Illinois-Champaign, Maryland College Park and Michigan State. The first three finishers from this meet go to the evening session of the Big Ten Championships, for the biggest chance to win all the glory and all the bragging rights.

Expect some fierce competition. Refresh the page every 5-10 minutes for all the good stuff.


Illinois starts on beam. Michigan State on Bars.Nebraska on vault, Ohio State on floor, Maryland College-Park is on a bye.

Bridget Hodan leads off Illinois on beam -  aerial cartwheel + bhs + LOSO,  sw + side straddle, beat jump,  illusion 1/1 turn, gainer 1/1 dismount. 9.875

Grace Williams VT Nebraska - FTY, small hop 9.725

Tenille Funches FX - FHS + rudi. 9.8

Sienna Crouse Neb VT -  FTY, big hop back, step back. 9.725

Elena Nagoski UB Mich State - gi 1/2 + jaeger, bail, arabian double dismount. 9.775

Erin Buchanan BB Illinois, round off + 1 1/2. 9.775

Megan Schweihoffer VT Neb -  FTY, small step back. 9.775

Gianna O'Connor Illinois BB -  press hs mount to planche,  BHS + LOSO, small balance check,  1/1 turn,  sw + straddle 1/4,  straddle + loso, small balance check,   BHS + gainer 1/1, stuck. 9.825

Danielle Breen VT Nebraska- Yurchenko arabian, step on landing. 9.8

Haylee Roe BB Illinois - BHS + LOSO = sw side, straddle side, cat leap + gainer loso,  1/1 turn, Round off 1 1/2 9.825

Jessica Ling UB Mich State - pike jaeger, bail,  full in, lands low in her knees, steps fwd. 9.625

Lizzy LeDuc Ill BB -  onodi, falls,  sw + spl + sheep jump, 9.150

Jennie Laeng VT Neb -  FTY - nice form in the air, solid landing 9.85

Lisa Burt UB Mich State - gienger, bail, DLO, small hop. 9.8

Hollie Blanske VT Neb - Yurchenko 1 1/2, small hop. Big Power. 9.85

Sunny Kato Ill BB- 1/1 turn,  cat leap + fro aerial,  spl + sheep jump,  gainer pike dismount, stuck. 9.95

Scores after the first rotation:
Ohio State floor total 49.300
Illinois Beam total 49.200
Nebraska vault total 49.000
Michigan State bars total 48.750

Second rotation - Ohio State moves to vault, Nebraska will go to bars, Michigan State goes to beam, Maryland College Park will be on floor while Illinois is on a bye before floor.

Danielle Breen UB Neb - jump hecht + giant 1/2 + jaeger, bail,  DLO, beautiful form, slight hop.9.85

Brittany Holmes BB Mich State - ro + LOSO, sw 1/2 + straddle cross + straddle cross. 1/1 turn,  round off + 1 1/2, small foot shuffle. 9.825

Stefanie Merkle VT Ohio State - FTY, big air, small hop on landing. 9.775

Madison McConkey Neb UB -  jump hecht KCHS,  giant 1/2 + jaeger,  bail,  KCHS,  double lay, pikes on 2nd flip. 9.7

Haley Sedgewick BB Mich State - Chest stand mt,  BHS + LOSO, some knee bend, 1/1 turn,  pike + straddle 3/4,  aerial cartwheel,  round off + 1 1/2, step on landing. 9.775

Hollie Blanske UB Neb - dismounts with a DLO, small foot shuffle. 9.725

Kira Frederick BB Mich State -  BHS + LOSO,   back roll,  spl 3/4,  cat leap + sw side, solid (may have had a slight balance check, but she recovered),  1/1 turn,  front tuck 1/1 stuck. 9.825

Grace Williams sticks a full in bars dismount. 9.875

Jamie Stone VT Ohio State - yurchenko arabian, step back. 9.775

Lisa Burt BB Mich State -  sw + sheep jump,  BHS + LOSO+ LOSO,  fro aerial, small balance check, 1/1 turn,  round off + 2/1 dismount, hop. Good routine. 9.85

Taylor Harrison VT Ohio State -  Yurchenko 1/1, beautiful form, hop on the landing. 9.8

Emily Brauckmulle Maryland, FX dbl back,  1 1/2 + fro layout. 9.85

Scores after the second rotation:
Ohio State 98.200, vault total 48.900
Nebraska 98.100, bars total  49.100
Michigan State 98.075, beam total 49.175
Illinois (bye) 49.2
Maryland Floor 49.150

Third rotation - Nebraska goes to beam, Ohio goes to bars, Michigan State is on a bye before floor, Illinois is on floor and Maryland goes to vault.

Tenille Funches UB Ohio State - giant 1/2 + jaeger, too far out, falls,  KCHS,  giant 1/1 + double back. 8.95

Sarah Faller VT MD - FTY, hop on landing. 9.725

Madison McConkey BB Neb -   BHS + BHS + LOSO, solid,  sw + korbut flip,  1/1 turn,   beat + sheep jump,  round off + 1 1/2, small hop
 9.85
Maggie Dunn UB Ohio State - bail + toe shoot,  tkatchev, a little flat,  DLO, very straight, stuck. 9.75

Emily Brauckmuller VT Maryland -  FTY, hop back. Hips a little bent in air. 9.725

Danielle Breen BB Nebraska -  BHS 1 arm + lOSO,  double stag ring,  spl + sheep jump,  1/1 turn, elegant,  round off + 1 1/2 tw, stuck. floats it down. 9.925

Macey Roberts VT Maryland  - FTY, piked down on landing, hop back. 9.75

  Samantha Kent Ohio State UB -giant 12 +jaeger, bail,  DLO, chest is down, but stuck 9.75

Erin Buchanan FX  Illinois-double pike, sw + spl,  double back, huge power,  1 1/2 + fro lay 9.925

Hollie Blanske BB Neb -  BHS + BHS + LOSO, some knee bend,  fro tuck, balance check, hitch kick + sw side,  round off + 2/1 twist, stuck. some Musty legs on the double full 9.8

Lizzy LeDuc Ill FX -  double pike,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  FHS + fro 1/1 + fro lay,  sw 1/2,  FHS + rudi. 9.875

Alexis Mattern UB Ohio State - giant 1/2 + jaeger, flexed feet, bail,  giant 1/1 + double back, stuck. 9.9

Scores after the third rotation
Nebraska 147.525, beam total 49.375
Ohio State 147.075, bars total  48.875
Illinois 98.450, floor total 49.250
Michigan State 98.075 (bye)
Maryland  97.875, vault total 48.725

Fourth rotation, Nebraska is on a bye before floor, Ohio State moves to beam, Michigan State will be on floor, Illinois moves to vault, Maryland moves to bars.

Illinois' Giana O'Connor has been taken off the floor, injured herself on her last pass.

Sarah Faller UB MD - tkatchev, bail,  giant 1/1 + double back, stuck. 9.725

Brittany Holmes FX Mich State - double pike,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw side + popa, double back. 9.825

Julia Hutcherson VT Ill - Yurchenko lay 9.625

Alexis Mattern BB Ohio State - 1/1 turn,  BHS + LOSO, balance check, cat leap + fro tuck,  gainer 1/1 dismount. stuck. 9.725

Sarah Lyons VT Ill -  FTY, some piking in the air, knees a little bent, step on landing. 9.725

Tenille Funches BB Ohio State -  BHS + LOSO, 1/1 turn,  cat leap + aerial  round off + 2/1 twist, hop. 9.8

Evelyn Knee UB Maryland- giant 1/2 + jaeger, bail, full in, stuck. 9.8

Halyee Roe Ill VT -  FTY, some pike down, but good landing. 9.75

Stefanie Merkle, Ohio State BB - headstand mt,  1/1 turn,  cat leap + sw 1/2,  fro aerial  + beat jump,  BHS + LOSO. sw + gainer pike, stuck. 9.85

Ohio State BB Kaitlyn Hofland - BHS + LOSO, beautifully extended,  sw + spl + back tuck, balance check,  1/1 turn,  BHS 1/1,  gainer tuck 1/1, stuck 9.725

Kathy Tang UB Maryland  - kchs giant 1/2 + bail, toe shoot, DLO, small shuffle back, leg seps in air. 9.725

Taylor Harrison BB Ohio State -  BHS + LOSO + LOSO,  sw + straddle 3/4,  1/1 turn,  beautiful toe point,  cat leap + front toss,  cat leap + gainer 1/1 small slide. 9.85

Lizzy LeDuc VT Ill - FTY, big height, flare, hop back 9.8

Elena Nagoski FX  double arabian,  sw side + popa,  back spin,  FHS + fro 1/1 + fro lay. FHS + rudi, bounces out, tried to leap to cover it up. 9.875

Erin Buchanan VT Ill - FTY, beautiful form, height, power, stuck landing. 9.9

Scores after 4 rotations:
Ohio State 196.100, beam total  49.025
Nebraska (bye) 147.525
Michigan State 147.400, floor total 49.325
Illinois 147.375, vault 48.925
Maryland 146.500, bars total 48.625

Nebraska finishes on floor, Michigan State on vault, Maryland on beam and Illinois on bars with Ohio State on a bye.

Danielle Breen FX Nebraska -  double pike, beautiful,  aerial cartwheel,  double back,  tour jete 1/2 + spl 1/1.  1 1/2 + fro lay. 9.9

Anna Gamelo VT Mich State - FTY, piking in the air, big steps on landing. 9.75


Caitlyn Orel Neb FX -  double pike, big step out,  sw side + popa,  double back, beautifully controlled, sissone,  1 1/2 + fro lay. 9.85

Ashley Noll VT Mich State - FTY, piked down, and chest down on landing. 9.725

Siena Crouse FX Neb -  FHS + 2/1 twist,  sw side + popa,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  FHS + rudi + LOSO. 9.825

Lisa Burt Mich State VT -  FTY, some piking in air, small hop on landing.  9.85

Grace Williams Neb FX - double pike,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  tour jete 1/2 + sw 1/2,  double back, stuck. 9.875

Jennie Laeng FX Neb -  double pike,  whip + 2 /1 , tour jete 1/1 + tuck 1/1,  fhs + fro 1/1 + fro pike. 9.925

Hayley Sedgewick VT Mich State - ro 1/2 on 1/2 off. 9.8

Hollie Blanske DLO, sw 1/4 + popa,  punch fro lay + rudi + straddle jump,  dive role + seat drop, double back, solid landing.  9.925

Elena Lagoski Mich State VT -  FTY, big step back, piked in the air 9.775

Sunny Kato UB Ill - jump hecht, giant 1/2 + pike jaeger, bail,  DLO, small foot shuffle. 9.825

Final scores:
Nebraska 197.000, floor total 49.475
Michigan State 196.350, vault total 48.950
Ohio State 196.100, (bye)
Illinois 195.950, bars total 48.575
Maryland 195.500, beam total 49.000

Nebraska and Michgan State advance to the evening session of the B1G Ten Championships. By virtue of their third place finish overall, Michigan will likely go to the evening session as well.

So the evening session will consist of:
Minnesota
Penn State
Michigan
Nebraska
Michigan State

Afternoon session will be
Ohio State
Maryland
Illinois'
Iowa
Rutgers

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