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Minnesota, Denver @ Air Force Live Blog

Time for some live blogging! Sadly, due to unforseen circumstances, I am unable to live blog the Georgia, Stanford UCLA meet. Instead, I'm live blogging Denver, Minnesota at Air Force.

On Friday, Denver beat Minnesota by 0.65, will they maintain dominance again tonight? Refresh the page every so often to find out.



First rotation, Air Force is on vault, Denver is on bars, Minnesota is on beam.

Katie Menhenick is up on bars for Denver, glide KCHS +shaposh,  bail, DLO dismount, leg seps. 9.7

Joey Ching VT Air Force - laid out yurchenko, steps back 9.375

Chelsea Grimson VT Air Force - FTY. 9.6

Kara Witgen VT Air Force - Handspring front pike, small hop.

Nikole Addison - jump KCHS + tkatcehv, bail,  DLO, hop forward, chest down. 9.775

The last Air Force gymnast did a handspring front tuck.

Jamie Lewis VT Air Force -  Yurchenko 1/2, step forward.

Diana Chesnok  UB - full in dismount. 9.85

Nina McGee UB Denver, giant 1/1 + gienger, bail, DLO dismount, stuck, 9.875

Julia Ross UB Denver, -  jump hecht,  giant 1/2 + gienger + pak,  DLO, stuck landing. 9.85

Hanna Nordquist BB Minnesota - bhs + lOSO + LOSO, sw 1/4,  1/1 turn,  sw 1/2,  aerial cartwheel + 1/1 twist, stuck. 9.95

On to the second rotation - Denver will go to beam and Minnesota will go to floor, Air Force is on bars.

The live scoring is non- existent. But Minnesota got a 49.250 on beam. Denver got a 49.175 on bars, Air Force got a 48.2 on vault

Brittany Reed Air Force UB - giant 1/2, late hs, jaeger, bail, giant 1/1 + double back. 9.65

Sarah Neuman UB Air Force - giant 1/1 - looses it, falls, glide KCHS,  giant 1/1 + layout fly away. 8.45

Kaitlyn Schou got a 9.825 on beam for Denver.

Jamie Lewis Air Force UB - tkatchev, bail, toe on.

Bailey Abernathey FX Minnesota -  front tuck + double back,  double back, goes OOB,  sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1,  punch rudi + straddle jump. 9.85

Darby Germain  UB Air Force- toe shoot, giant 1/1 + double back. 9.6

Abby Demuse FX Minnesota -  double pike,  sw 1/4 + popa,  fro layt + fro 1/2 + straddle jump.  double back, clean, solid landing. 9.775

Nina McGee got a 9.925 on beam for DU!

Kara Witgen UB Air Force -  jump KCHS, tkatchev, bail, toe shoot to HB, giant 1/1 + double back 9.8

Ciara Gardner FX Minnesota - FHS + rudi + LOSO, double pike,  sw 1/2 + tour jete 1/1,  1 1/2 + fro 1/1.

Lindsay Mable FX Minnesota -  double pike, perfect,  1/1 back attitude spin, sw 1/4 + popa,  punch rudi + straddle jump + front tuck,  fro 1/1 + fro lay, solid routine.

Denver got a 49.225 on beam, will update the other scores as I get them.

Here are the scores after 2 rotations:
Minnesota 98.525
Denver 98.400
Air Force 96.325

On to rotation 3 - Minnesota will be on vault, Denver will be on floor and Air Force is on beam.

Emily Barrett will lead off floor for Denver -  double pike,  sw ring + tour jete 1/2,  front lay + fro 1/1,  2 1/2 to end it. 9.825

Rachel Haines VT - FTY, good form 9.825

Kaitlyn Schou Denver FX - 2 1/2, sw ring + sw 1/4,  1 1/2 + front pike, FHS + rudi + split leap. 9.85

Mariana Murphy BB Air Force- BHS = LOSO, small balance check,  sw 1/2,  spl + back tuck,  round off + 2/1 9.8

Claire Hammen FX Denver - sw + wolf , 2 1/2,  1/1 turn,  fro hs + fro 1/1 + fro lay. 9.925

Maggie Laughlin Denver FX -  punch rudi, huge,  double pike, lots of power, big step out,  1/1 back attitude,  sw ring + tour jete 1/2 + popa,  1 1/2 + fro lay + straddle jump + shushunova. Solid routine. 9.9

Nikole Addison FX Denver -  DLO, big power, leg seps in air,  1 1/2 + front layout,  sw 1/4 + popa,  double pike, solid landing. Great routine. 9.925

Nina McGee FX Denver - DLO, huge,  sw 1/4 + wolf 1/1,  fro 1/1 + fro lay, double pike, clean, beautiful, amazing. Give it a 10! 9.975 - underscored!

Final rotation - Air Force will end on floor, Denver ends on vault and Minnesota ends on bars.

I'll post the scores when I am able to, since the Air Force Academy apparently doesn't believe in live scoring.

Scores after 3 rotations:
Denver 147.975, floor total 49.575
Minnesota 147.800, vault total 49.275
Air Force 145.075, beam total 48.750

Ciara Gardner Minnesota UB -  jump KCHS, giant 1/2 + jaeger, bail,  giant 1/2 + double front, solid landing. 9.85

Chelsea Grimson FX Air Force -  double back, step to side,  1 1/2 + front layout,  1 1/2 + front pike.

Madeline Hanley UB Minnesota -  jump KCHS,  giant 1/2 + jaeger, bail,  DLO, small hop, but good form in the air. 9.875

Bailie Holst UB Minnesota -  jump KCHS, giant 1/2 + tkatchev,  bail, nice HS,  full in, stuck. 9.95

Lindsay Mable UB Minnesota -  toe on + gienger, + pak,  full in, solid landing. 9.925

Jamie Lewis FX Air Force -  2 1/2 + double stag jump, wolf 1/1,  sw + sw 1/2,  whip 1/2 + front layout,  double back. 9.775

Kara Witgen FX Air Force -  double back,  sw + tour jete 1/1,  punch 1/1 + fro lay, sw ring + tour jete 1/2,  double pike. 9.825

That's all she wrote, folks. Very competitive meet.

Here are the final scores:
Minnesota 197.225, bars total 49.425
Denver 197.050,  vault total 49.075
Air Force 193.825, floor total 48.750






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