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Brenna Seeman | Posted: 3 Mar 2023 | Updated: 7 Apr 2023
Brenna Seeman

Cougars fall to No. 16 Ohio State

Anyssa and Anna

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The BYU women’s gymnastics team fell to No. 16 Ohio State 196.575-195.575 on Friday evening at the Covelli Center in Columbus, Ohio. 


Senior beam captain Elease Rollins led the meet with the top score of the night on beam with a 9.900. Anyssa Alvarado’s 9.900 on bars took home the third-highest score on the apparatus against Ohio State.

The Cougars started the night with their highest team bars score of the season at 49.300. Five of BYU’s scores were above a 9.800 in the first rotation, led by senior captain Alvarado, who scored a 9.900 on the apparatus. 

Anna Bramblett and Kylie Eaquinto followed close behind with individual scores of 9.875 to push the Cougars ahead of the Buckeyes 49.300-49.050.

The Cougars continued their momentum on vault in the second rotation. With a new career-high score of 9.850, Sophie Dudley and freshman Eaquinto posted BYU's highest scores on the event. 

Ohio State’s impressive team score of 49.400 on the uneven bars lifted them ahead of BYU 98.450-98.400 heading into the third rotation of the competition.

BYU went to the floor in the next rotation, where sophomore Heidi Schooley tied her career high with a 9.875 to start things off for the Cougars. Mina Margraf made her first collegiate performance on floor, scoring a 9.775. After two girls stepped out of bounds during their floor routines, BYU fell behind Ohio State 147.550-147.125 heading into the final rotation of the evening. 

The Cougars finished the competition on the beam. Third in the lineup, Margraf scored a 9.875 for BYU, followed by a 9.900 by Rollins. Having to count a fall on beam in the final rotation, BYU finished the meet with a team score of 195.575, behind Ohio State’s 196.575.

The Cougars next compete at the University of Arizona on Friday, Mar. 10 at 6 p.m. MST in the McKale Memorial Center.


Brenna Seeman | Posted: 1 Mar 2023 | Updated: 15 Mar 2023
Brenna Seeman

BYU Women's Gymnastics to Face the Buckeyes

Heidi Schooley

PROVO, Utah — The BYU women’s gymnastics team travels to Ohio State to take on the Buckeyes Friday evening in the Covelli Center.


Meet Information

This will be the first regular-season meeting between the Cougars and Buckeyes in women’s gymnastics. Ohio State has been ranked in the Road to Nationals Top-25 during all nine weeks of the 2023 season.

THE BUCKEYES. No. 13 Ohio State last competed at the Big Five meet in Lincoln, Nebraska with a team score of 196.750. Michigan State won the session with a score of 197.675 with the host Cornhuskers second at 196.925. Minnesota (195.800) and Rutgers (195.225) rounded out the team results.Three career-high scores were tied by Buckeyes at the meet: Payton Harris on vault (9.950), Ella Hodges (9.925) and Tory Vetter on floor (9.875).

THE COUGARS. BYU last competed on Wednesday, Mar. 1 against the Alaska Seawolves in the final home meet of the 2023 season at the Marriott Center. The morning meet featured five new career highs, led by a 9.925 on floor for sophomore Sophie Dudley. The Cougars beat the Seawolves 196.350-190.125.