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Elevate the Stage Live Blog

Welcome to Friday! For this Friday's live blog, it the Elevate the Stage the Sequel with Bowling Green, Michigan, Denver and Utah State.

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So per Flo - here is the rotation order -

Michigan starts on vault
Denver starts on bars
Utah State starts on beam
Bowling Green starts on floor



Looks like Lynzee Brown is back in the line-ups for Denver, she's warming up bars.

Here we go!

1st rotation - Lexi Funk Mich - VT - FTY, small hop

Claire Kern UB DU -  hop change t- jaeger, nice,  clean DLO to end, small hop.

Polina Shchennkova VT MICH - FTY, hop on the landing, but great toes good extension.

Mia Sundstrom UB DU - clean tkatchev, bail,  solid there,  beautiful DLO, just a small hop

Brianna Brown MICH VT -  FTY, some leg form, a bit low on  landing.

India McPeak FX BGSU - short on her double back, front tuck + 1 1/2.

Diana Chesnok UB DU -   good 1st hs position, clean giant full to tkatchev,  looks solid on her toes and her lines, stuck her DLO dismount.

Emily Glynn UB DU -  clear hip, bit short on her HS, beautiful gienger, stuck her full in dismount. BAM!

Someone vaulted a yurchenko 1 1/2 for Michigan, bit to the side.

Lynzee Brown -  shap to pak some leg seps, shap 1/2, solid, stuck the DLO dismount.

Paige Zasiski MICH VT - didn't see her vault but she nailed it by the reaction after the fact.

Maddie Karr UB DU -  hecht mt, giant full to gienger, to bail, solid,  solid on her last HS, stuck her dismount.

Laura Mitchell BGSU FX -  clean double pike,  dbl back.  1 1/2 + front lay.

Emma McLean MICH VT - y 1 1/2, or actually just a full..

Leah Lomonte UB DU -  shap, fell like last time,  gets back up,  bail,  stalder, bit over arched in hs, dbl back, small step.

Trying to find some damn scores.

Jovannah East FX BGSU -  1 1/2 + front tuck, solid,  sw side + wolf half,  side pass full. wolf jump full,  1 1/2 + front lay.

Here are the totals for the first rotation -
Denver bars - 49.350
Bowling Green floor - 49.1
Utah State beam 48.875
Michigan vault - 48.85

Nikole Addison BB DU -  full turn, solid,  bhs + loso, slight lean, but it's hit, sw leap,  straddle + straddle 3/4, side aerial, sticks gainer pike dismount. Get's Denver off to a good start on beam! YAAASS!

Polina UB Mich  -  glide KCHS, shap + pak, beautiful toes, solid on the last hS, giant full and sticks double tuck

Chesnok BB DU -  split + sheep jump, nails it,  BHS + LOSO, great lift beautiful extension,  front aerial, slight balance check, gainer full off side,

Zaziski UB MICH = tkatchev, bail,  super high on her dismount (DLO_) and sticks it!

Glynn BB DU -  sw + spl + straddle jump, beautiful split positions,  BHS + LOSO, foot slightly off and she falls,  Standing LOSO = split jump,  full turn, sticks gainer pike dismount.

Lauren Marinez UB MICH -  solid 1st hs, big handoff, bail, perf hs position,  short on her last HS,  DLO, pikes a bit, but solid,

Sundstrom BB DU - sw + sw 1/2,  side aerial, beautiful,  full turn,  BHS + LOSO, solid, working very confidently, beat jump, maybe a slight slide on her gainer pike, but solid routine. 9.825

Karr BB DU -  side aerial + BHS, full turn,  hitch kick to side aerial, beautiful,  beat jump + split 3/4, big balance check, but stays on,  sticks her 1 1/2 dismount. 9.775

Kaitlyn Schou BB -  front aerial + BHS + LOSO, solid, full turn, beautiful sissone,  solid over beat jump + sheep jump series, BHS + Gainer full, stuck it. 9.9

Courtney Loper is in the exhibition spot for Denver  on beam -  front aerial, slight wobble, side aerial, missed that connection,  sw 1/2 + wolf jump, solid there,  full turn,  beat jump,  front layout dismount.  She looks relieved.

Scores after 2 rotations -
DENVER!!!! 98.325, beam 49.025
Michigan 98.075, bars 49.200
Utah State 97.950,  floor 49.075
Bowling Green 97.575, vault 48.475

Mia Sundstrom FX DU -  clean double back,  AHHHH, flo is getting bitchy with me, clean leap series,  tour jete 1/2,

Glynn DU FX -  clean double pike, clean leaps, nice split positions, turns are solid,  1 1/2 + front tuck, double back to end

Polina is on beam for Michigan - press hs mount, beautiful flexibility, y turn full, BHS + LOSO, front aerial, balance check on her leaps series

Schou FX DU - FHS + front double full, 1 1/2 + front  lay, tour jete full + popa + beat jump full, rudi + split jump to end.

Karr FX DU - clean double pike to start,  front 1 1/2 + front full,  tour jete + 1/2 + tuck jump full,  front hs to rudi. LET'S GO DU! - The teammate cry

Marinez BB MICH -front aerial, solid, wobble on split 3/4

East UB BGSU, beautiful shap, stuck her dismount

Mitchell UB BGSU -  great hs, bail, toe shoot to hb,  toe on, tkatchev, bit butt scratchy. Solid on her dismount

Addison FX DU -  loving her choreo, so sharp, BIG DLO, legs are separated in the air tho,  1 1/2 + front lay, nice lift in the air,  sw side + popa, bit short on her double pike.

Kern FX DU -  clean double pike,  sw side to popa, double back, solid landing,  front lay to front full, solid.



Michigan had a fall on beam.

Scores after 3 rotations
Denver!!!!!!!!!!! 147.575, floor 49.200
Michigan 147.300, beam 49.225
Utah State 146.900,  vault 48.7500
Bowling Green 145.800, bars 48.200

Chesnok VT DU - sticks her full right off the bat, BAM! She got a perfect scores from one of the judges.

Sundstrom VT DU -  another beautiful full, hop on the landing. but nice flair in the air, and extension

Funk MICH FX -  clean double pike, has a weird step on her landing.  s
w side to popa, great amplitude on her leaps. 1 1/2 to front lay

Julia Byer BGSU BB - front toss, bit of a wobble, full turn, LOSO + back  full solid.

Schou VT DU -  FTY big hop on the landing, but good amplitude.

Glynn VT DU - FTY, bit step back.  on landing.

Zaziski FX MICH -  tour jete 1/2 + sol + popa,  front lay + front full, bit flat on amplitude

Addison VT DU -  FTY, big amplitude, feet a bit staggered on landing and a slight hop back.

Mitchell BB BGSU - beautiful side somi, double full dismount, slight hop

Karr VT DU  - y 1 1/2, bit short, and takes a step back.

Marinez FX - solid routine i think....

Final Scores -
Michigan 196.575, floor 49.275
Denver 196.575 (YAAAAAAAAASSS!) 49.0 vault
Utah State 195.325, bars 48.425
Bowling Green 194.750, beam 48.950

That's all for me today! I won't be live blogging tomorrow as we're going to venture over the mountains to see family. I will try to live blog the Oregon State @ UCLA meet if I am home in time. Check my Twitter account for updates.

See you next time!


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