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Denver, Towson & Temple @ West Virginia Live Blog

Today, it's Big 12 action with a quad meet featuring Denver, West Virginia, Towson and Temple.

Fun fact - Maddie Karr of Denver had a front page headline in yesterday's Denver Post!  

Refresh the page every few minutes to catch up with all the action.



First rotation - West Virginia is on vault, Denver is on bars, Towson is on floor, Temple is on beam.

Robyn Bernard West Virginia - VT - Y 1/2 hop on landing 9.8

Claire Kern UB Denver - jaeger,  bail, DLO, small step. 9.775

Alexa Goldberg VT WVU - FTY, step

Nikole Addison Denver UB - tkatchev, bail, small blunder, DLO 9.4

Melissa Temkov Towson FX - double pike,  sw side + popa,  Fro lay + fro 1/1, lands short and sits down,  double back, under-rotates, hands down. 8.2

Leah Lamonte hits a nice UB routine for Denver.

Zaakira Muhammed VT West Virginia  - lots of power and height, stuck landing. 9.9

Maddie Karr Denver UB -  KCHS, gieger,  giant 1.2+ bail, DLO, stuck. Solid routine 9.85

Kirah Koshinski WVU - Y 1 1/2, nice form, height, small hop 9.9

Sam Ogden Denver UB -  bail, toe shoot ot HB, full in, stuck. gorgeous. 9.875

Julia Ross UB Denver -   toe on + gienger, pak,  gorgeous lines, perfect handstand positions, DLO dismount 9.875

Breahna Wizcowski BB Temple -  BHS + LOSO, solid,  cat leap + front toss, wobble, saves it,  1/1 turn,  sw + straddle side gainer pike stuck. 9.725

Erin Tucker FX double pike  - 1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw ring + sw 1/2, double back, beautifully landed. Solid finish for Towson on floor! 9.75

Onto the second rotation - West Virginia is on bars, Denver is on beam, Towson will be on vault and Temple will be on floor.

Scores after the first rotation -
West Virginia vault 49.250
Denver bars 49.150
Towson floor 48.525
Temple Beam 48.075

Robyn Bernard UB WVU- giant 1/2 + jaeger, very high,  bail, giant 1/1 + double back, stuck.

Courtney Loper BB Denver , 1/1 turn side somi,  punch rudi dismount, stuck. 9.825

Tiara Wright UB WVU - maloney + bail, stalder shoot to HB,  stalder + double back, stuck. 9.875

Nikole Addison BB Denver - 1/1 turn,  BHS + LOSO,  sw + straddle + straddle 3/4,  side aerial, gainer pike, small hop on landing. 9.8

Kaitlyn Schou Denver BB -  fro aerial + BHS, gorgoues,  1/1 turn,  sissone,  beat jump + sheep jump,  BHS + Gainer 1/1, solid. 9.875

Zaakira Muhammed on bars nice full twisting double layout.

Julia Ross BB Denver -  chest stand mount,  1/1 turn,  hitchkick + switch ring, Fro aerial + BHS,  side aerial + 1/1 twist. Beautiful. 9.925

Chole  WVU UB 1/1,  pak, a little archy and some leg seps,  Beautiful DLO, small hop chest down a bit

Maddie Karr BB Denver - side aerial + BHS, falls. NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

Sahara Gipson, FX  Temple- fhs + fro tuck,  double back, tour jete + spl 1/1 + wolf 1/1,  1/1 turn, FHS + rudi. Great routine!

Briana Odom FX Temple, punch double full,  sw ring + tour jete 1/2.  BHS + 1 1/2 + fro 1/1 OOB, double back, did she go OOB again? Her foot was definitely on the line

Scores after 2 rotations -
West Virginia 98.425
Denver 97.900
Towson 96.950
Temple 96.150

Denver will go to floor, West Virginia will be on beam, Temple on vault, Towson on bars.

Julia Ross FX Denver -  DBL pike, 1/1 turn + wolf 1/1, illusion turn,  fro lay + fro 1/1 9.775

Daely Todd VT 1/2 on back tuck off, step back.

Sahara Gipson VT Temple FTY

Kaitlyn Schou Denver FX -  FHS + fro 2/1,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw ring + sw 1/2,  FHS + rudi

Kirah Koshinski BB WVU -  BHS + LOSO, big balance check, saves it.  beat jump 1/1 turn,  cat leap + sw side, ro + dbl back

Maddie Karr Denver FX -  double pike, 1 1/2 + fro 1/1,  tour jete 1/1 + wolf 1/2,  FHS + rudi. solid. Fabulous routine. 9.85

Nikole Addison FX Denver - DLO, nice height, some legs seps in the air,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  sw side + popa,  double pike, beautiful, solid landing. 9.9

Tiara Wright BB WVU -  beat jump + spl 1/2,   fro toss + Korbut, off to the side a bit,  1/1 turn? front toss, balance check,  gainer pike, small step. 9.725

Carly Galpin BB WVU -  BHS + LOSO, balance check, saves it, 1/1 turn, nice back scale, beautiful flexibility, spl + sheep jump,  side aerial + 1/1 twist.

Brooklyn Doggette anchors beam for West Virginia -  chin stand mt,  front toss, and falls,  fro toss + BHS,  1/1 turn,  sheep jump + spl jump,  sissone, gainer pike, takes a few steps.

Final rotation, West Virginia is on floor, Denver is on vault, Temple is on bars and Towson finishes on beam.

Scores after 3 rotations
West Virginia 147.100
Denver 146.975
Towson 145.825
Temple 145.000

Kaitlyn Schou VT Denver - FTY, hop forward. 9.675

Nikole Addison VT Denver - FTY, big hop. 9.675

Robyn Bernard WVU FX - double back, tour jete 1/1, 1 1/2 + fro lay 9.825

Julia Ross VT Denver - FTY, nice landing, almost stuck. 9.825

Rachel Fielitz Denver VT - FTY, clean form, almost stuck 9.825

Maddie Karr VT Denver - Y 1 1/2 STUCK! YES! YES! YES!!!!!!!!! 9.925

Jordan Gillette WVU FX -  double pike, clean.  double back, sw side + popa 1 1/2 + fro lay. 9.775

Zaakira Muhammed FX WVU -  double pike, bounces out on landing.  sw + popa,  double back. 9.85

Kirah Koshinski finishes floor for West Virginia - beautiful HIGH floaty DLO,  sw side + shushunova,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  double pike, solid landing to finish out a fabulous routine. That will cinch the win for West Virginia. 9.9

Final Scores -
West Virginia 196.300
Denver 195.900
Towson 194.775
Temple 193.625


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