Sunday, March 6, 2016

#11 Boise State Gymnasts Whip Michigan State of the Big Ten

BOISE, Idaho--#11 Boise State overpowered Michigan State tonight 196-575 to 194.575 in Taco Bell Arena, giving the Broncos their second win of the season over a Big Ten opponent before 1,525 fans.

The Boise State gymnasts set a season high in disposing of the Spartans with the 10th-highest score in school history.

Coach Tina Bird & Neil Resnick's team is now the only undefeated team in America among the 82 Division I, ,II and III teams.

“Our beam team is on fire right now, so proud of them,” said co-head coach Tina Bird. “And a big thanks to Bronco Nation for helping us set a meet attendance record!”

Shani Remme continued her hot streak by winning the all-around with a score of 39.375.  Remme also captured the beam title with a season-high 9.925 and tied for floor honors with a 9.875.  Maddie Krentz and Mary Frances Bir tied for vault with 9.825's, while Krystine Jacobsen took the bars title for the seventh time this season with a 9.9.

“It was nice getting our 10th consecutive win, and we have plenty more left,” said co-head coach Neil Resnick.

The Broncos will honor their four seniors – Krystine Jacobsen, Maddie Krentz, Molly McFarland and Marissa Wossner – on Friday, March 11 at 7 p.m. back at Taco Bell Arena when the Broncos take on Southern Utah and San Jose State in a tri-meet. The meet will be a blackout.