Skip to main content

Florida @ North Carolina State Live Blog

Today is the 2017 debut for the Florida Gators. The Gators lost three of their big players including Bridget Sloan.

They've got a lot a huge freshman class that includes Amelia Hundley and Rachel Gowey.

So how will the Gators fare in their first meet of the season?

Refresh the page every few minutes to find out!

Florida has generously put their line ups on Twitter:

First rotation - NC State will be on vault and Florida will be on bars

Maggie Tamburro NC State VT - FTY - good height, small hop on landing, but pretty clean 9.8

Alicia Boren FL UB tkatchev, bail DLO, hop back

Caitlyn Fillard VT NC State -  FTY, steps on the landing. 9.775

Maegan Chant UB -  KCHS,  tkatchev,  clear hip + bail,  full in step back

Amanda Fillard NC State VT - FTY, small step. nice form. 9.775

Rachel Gowey ray  toe on  + pak, misses and handstand and literally crashes, KCHS, DLO dismount, small hop. 9.2

Alexa Phillips NC State VT - FTY, step back 9.8

Kennedy Baker UB Fl - jump to HB kHCS, hindorff, bail giant 1/2 + double front 9.825

Paris Phillips NC State VT - FTY huge hop and a step. 9.725

Amelia Hundley UB FL -  KCHS maloney + bail,  toe on  + maloney 1/2, full in, small hop but solid. 9.85

Chelsea Knight, NC State VT - FTY - big step.

Alex McMurtry UB FL -  jump KCHS,  ray,  bail, toe shoot to HB, full in, stuck. 9.9

Next rotation, Florida will be on vault, NC State will be on bars. I have no idea what the scores are and I'm trying to find them somewhere, FYI.

Scores from the first rotation:
Lacey Dagen VT FL - Tsuk 1/1, solid landing,

 Nicole Wild NC State UB- tkatchev, bail,  toe shoot to HB,  giant 1/1+ double back dismount 9.675

Maegan Chant VT FL - Tsuk 1/1, she had a bounce on the landing.

Paris Phillips UB NC State -  KCHS,  clear hip + gienger,  bail, toe shoot to HB, Full in, stuck 9.775

Amelia Hundley VT FL - FTY, nice form in the air, hop on the landing. 9.825

Maggie Tamburo giant 1/2 + jaeger,  full twisting DLO, step to the side.

Kennedy Baker VT FL - Y 1 & 1/2, hop. 9.8

Mellissa Brooker NC State UB -  KCHS,  toe on + maloney, bail, over on hs, looses it, toe shoot to HB, DLO, very straight in the air, hop on landing. 9.

Alicia Boren VT FL - yurchenko 1 & 1/2, nice landing. 9.95

Amanda Fillard UB -  jump over LB,  giant 1/1 + gienger,  bail, DLO, small hop 9.75

Alex McMurtry VT FL - clean form, nice height, hop on the landing. 9.9

Chelsea Knight UB NC State -  jump KCHS,  giant.1/2 + bail, tkatchev, DLO, small step back,

Rachel Slocum EXH VT FL - Handspring front pike 1/2. stuck landing.

Hannah Sobman EXH  UB NC State giant 1/2 + jaeger,  bail, some leg seps, DLO, stuck.

Third rotation - Florida goes to floor, NC State will go to beam.

Scores after 2 rotations -

Alexis Buecler will lead off NC State on beam,  sw + side straddle,  BHS + BHS + LOSO, falls, switch side, gainer 1/1 dismount,

Grace McLaughlin FX FL -  FHS + fro lay + fro 1/1,  tour jete,  FHS + rudi,  1 1/2 + fro pike.  

Paris Phillips BB NC State - BHs +bhs + loso, front aerial,  sw + sw side,  1/1 turn, gainer 1/1 dismount. Solid routine.

Claire Boyce FL FX - FHS + rudi, takes a few steps and goes OOB,  2/1 turn,  FHS + 1 1/2 + fro pike, sw 1/2,  FHS + rudi.

Caitlyn Fillard, BHS + BHS LOSO, small wobble, saved it,  cat leap + front toss, lands a little low,  1/1 turn,  gainer 1/1 dismount.

Amelia Hundley FX FL -  BHS + back whip + dbl back,  side aerial,  fro lay + fro 1/1,  sw side + popa,  double pike to finish, very clean, a rock solid routine

Amanda Fillard  NC State BB- SPL jump + wolf BHS + BHS + LOSO, solid,  1/1 turn,  front toss, big wobble, saves it, gainer 1/1

Meagan Chant FX FL -  beautiful double lay to open,  tour jete + wolf 1/2,  fro tuck + dbl back,  L turn 1/1,  dbl pike, goes OOB.

Drew Grantham NC State BB -front toss,  BHS + LOSO, falls, now NC State has to count a fall,  1/1 turn,  sw + side aerial, doubts it A bit, sw + sw side, round off + 1 1/2.

Alicia Boren FX FL -  full in, huge,  1 1/2 + front lay,  tour jete + tour jete 1/1,  double back. 9.85

Chelsea Knight BB  -  fro aerial,  BHS + BHS + LOSO, beautiful,  sw + side straddle,  1/1 turn,  beat jump + stag ring,  side aerial,  round off + gainer 1/1.  She basically owned that routine.

Kennedy Baker FX FL -  dos santos,  double back,  sw + tour jete 1/2,  fro 1/1 + fro 1/2 + straddle jump

Rachel Slocum EXH FX FL -  whip + double pike,  sw  1/2 + wolf,  front full + front pike,  FHS + rudi

Ok - final rotation - Florida finishes on beam (dun, dun, DUN!) and NC State will finish on floor.

Kennedy Baker BB FL - wolf turn 1/1,  front aerial + BHS,  cross straddle + straddle 1/2,  side aerial + 1/1 twist.

Maggie Tamburo  FX-NC State  DBL back, OOB, 2 /1 turn side sw + popa,  1 1/2 + fro lay + straddle jump,  double pike,

Grace McLaughlin  BB FL - fro aerial + BHS,  sissone + beat jump + stag ring jump, 1/1 turn,  side aerial big wobble, gainer 1/1

Alexa Phillips FX NC State -  double arabian,  sw,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  FHS + rudi

Amelia Hundley FX FL- Fro aerial + spli jump,  BHS + LOSO,  cat leap + sw side,  1/1 turn, small wobble,  side aerial + 1/1 twist, stuck

Caitlyn Fillard FX NC State -  full in, oob, sw + wolf 1/1,  1 1/2 + fro pike,  DBL back OOB.. again.

Alicia Boren BB FL -  front toss,  BHS + LOSO,  sw + cross straddle,  cat leap + gainer loso, 1/1 turn,  gainer 1/1.

Drew Grantham FX NC State -  full in,  sw + tour jete 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro pike,  tour jete 1/1 + popa, DBL back, landed on her face. That was scary. :(

Rachel Gowey BB FL - Sw + spl, LOSO+ LOSO,  cat leap + fro aerial, 1/1 turn, gainer 1/1

Chelsea Knight FX NC State - 1/1 attitude turn,  double pike,  sw ring + stag jump,   1 1/2 + fro lay,  wolf 1/1 + popa,  2/1 turn + wolf jump 1/2,  FHS + rudi

Alex McMurtry FX FL -cat leap + fro aerial,  BHS + LOSO, wobble,  sw + jump to fro support, clear hip 1/1 turn, round off + 2/1 twist, stuck.

Paris Phillips FX NC State -  double arabian,  sw 1/2, 1 1/2 + fro lay,  FHS + rudi.

Amanda Cheney Florida Beam Exhibition - Cat leap , BHS + BHS +LOSO , sw + sw + front support,  side aerial + gainer 1/1

Final total scores -
Florida beam 49.125, 197.100 total
NC State Floor 48.725, 194.925

Alright kids, that'll do it for now. Join me next week for more NCAA Gymnastics fun!

Popular posts from this blog

Maddie Desch Retires From Elite

Yesterday, US gymnast Maddie Desch announced her retirement from elite gymnastics via her Instagram account.

Maddie, who trains at Great American Gymnastics Express, aka "GAGE" explained she came to the decision to retire due to a nagging injury that prevented her from training at the elite level.

Maddie Gardiner's Glorious Beam Series

I love NCAA gymnastics.

Katelyn Ohashi Sets the Rumors Straight

American Cup winner Katelyn Ohashi has been out of competition for a while due to injuries.

Since she won the American Cup in March, she's been largely absent from the USA Gymnastics scene. In April, she turned down international assignments at the City of Jesolo Cup because she was recovering from shoulder surgery. She was absent from the national championships in August, presumably for the same reason.