KENT, Ohio – The Kent State gymnastics team heads east on Sunday, Jan. 24 to acquire on Pitt at 2 p.m., hunting to develop on a great performance in the year opener.
Last Time Out
The Golden Flashes are contemporary off a dominant victory over Bowling Eco-friendly and a sweep of the Mid-American Meeting weekly awards, with senior Abby Fletcher having dwelling Gymnast of the Week and freshman Kyndall Gilbert earning Professional of the 7 days.
Fletcher grabbed the unique event title on ground (9.875) and Gilbert gained the unique competitiveness on vault (9.850) in her to start with collegiate satisfy. They ended up not the only Flashes to just take house event titles in the opener. Junior Maddie Iannuzzo completed in to start with spot on bars (9.800), although fellow junior Samantha Henry earned a victory on beam (9.800).
Thirteen Flashes created an look in the time opener with six distinctive gymnasts finishing in the best-two on their event. Sophomore Karlie Franz concluded in second place on equally flooring (9.825) and vault (9.800). The reigning MAC Freshman of the Calendar year, Rachel DeCavitch, tied for next spot on bars (9.775) and concluded fourth on flooring (9.775).
Kent State is 20-14 overall from Pitt but have lost a few of the past 4 meetings courting back to 2010. The Panthers are -1 on the time, dropping their period opener to North Carolina Point out.
Katie Chamberlain and Katrina Coca tied for the very first position on bars (9.875) and Lauren Beckwith received the particular person beam title (9.850). Beckwith and the Panthers are ranked 17th in the country on beam.
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With no supporters in attendance this season, family members, close friends, mother and father and other folks can view a live stream of Sunday’s matchup with Pitt on ESPN3. Reside stats are accessible on Pitt Athletics.
Kent Point out returns residence for senior day on Sunday, Jan. 31, from Jap Michigan. The Golden Flashes will honor its five seniors soon after the satisfy. The Flashes then hit the road for again-to-back street fulfills on Friday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 14, towards Eastern Michigan.