Tatiana Littlefield | Posted: 11 Mar 2019 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

No. 14 BYU competes at No. 21 Arizona State, hosts No. 25 SUU

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PROVO, Utah – The No. 14 BYU gymnastics team travels to No. 21 Arizona State on Wednesday, Mar. 13, before hosting No. 25 Southern Utah on Friday, Mar. 15.

THE COUGARS. Shannon Evans scored a career-best 39.575 as she led BYU to a 197.000, the highest score the program has received since 2004. The Cougars are now 3-2 in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference as the Broncos currently hold the first spot with a 5-1 record. Helody Cyrenne was named Vault Specialist of the Week after scoring a career-high 9.925 on beam.

IN THE RANKINGS. BYU is climbing back up in the rankings with its highest rank of the season coming in at No. 6 for week two. The Cougars hold the No. 14 spot as they have an RQS score of 196.550 and are currently averaging a 196.106, with a 197.000 as the highest score received.

ASU Meet Information

  • Who: Arizona State and West Virginia
  • When: Wednesday, Mar. 13
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. MST 
  • Location: Wells Fargo Arena
  • Video: PAC-12 Network
  • Stats: StatBroadcast.com

THE GYM DEVILS. Arizona State is coming off of a third-place finish against Denver, Nebraska and Pittsburgh after scoring a 194.825. The Gym Devils highest score of the season came against No. 12 Oregon State in February with a score of 196.625. Their best event is bars as they have scored a 49.000 or higher in eight-straight meets.

THE MOUNTAINEERS. West Virginia is ranked No. 28 this week after taking second place against Ohio State and Temple. The Mountaineers received a 196.100, their second-highest score of the season. 

SUU Meet Information

  • Who: Southern Utah
  • When: Friday, Mar. 15
  • Time: 7 p.m. MDT 
  • Location: Smith Fieldhouse
  • Video: BYUtv
  • Stats: StatBroadcast.com

THE FLIPPIN' BIRDS. Southern Utah cracked the Top 25 this week after beating Utah State, 196.350-195.275 and falling short to No. 19 Washington, 196.000-196.200. The Flippin' Birds' highest score of the season was a 196.575 against Temple. In February, Southern Utah topped BYU 196.000-195.650.

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