The USAG Dismount: Week 5

It’s getting crowded at the top this week, with the top five teams being within a point of each other. While top-ranked SEMO was on a bye this week, Lindenwood surged back to life with a 195.425. On the flipside, Air Force and Centenary sported double meet weekends. Brown reminded everyone that last season’s high scores were no fluke, and Yale put on a stick clinic. The USAG season is just heating up, and we’re not even halfway through the season yet!


Brown Bears Break Brand New Beam Best

Brown broke its team program record on beam with a 48.925. And just to add a little extra icing to the cake, the Bears total score of 194.775 was good enough to land as the fourth highest score in program history. 

Commentary of the Week

During the Yale meet this weekend, the commentator was unabashed about his love for Raegan Walker on bars. However, like the good reporter he is, he noted his bias on the air. In his defense, Walker’s lines and power speak for themselves, biased or otherwise. 

Comeback Queens

After struggling on bars and beam last weekend, Lindenwood came roaring back at its annual fight night competition, approaching the coveted 49 mark on both events. 

Top Meet of the Week

Southern Connecticut at Brown

Why Should You (Re)Watch? The Brown Bears and the Southern Conneticut Owls roared and soared their way through this meet, toppling program records and setting new season highs. The Owls added nearly two points to their previous season high—a high they set just two days earlier. The Bears also notched a season high that was good enough to be the fourth best score in the program’s history, all while setting a new beam team record along the way too. 

Are These Teams Trending Up or Down? Up, up, up, up! Without a doubt. 

Underrated Meet of the Week

Temple at Yale

Why Should You (Re)Watch? These two teams put on a “How to Stick a Beam Dismount” clinic. How, you say? Out of 12 routines, a perfect 10 had a stuck dismount. Ten! 

Are These Teams Trending Up or Down? While these teams had their struggles, both bounced back and will trend up slowly but surely. However, both Temple and Yale need to iron out a few hiccups, including vault. 

Editors’ Choice Meet of the Week

Centenary and Greenville at Lindenwood

Why Should You (Re)Watch? Lindenwood silenced naysayers this week, hitting clutch performances on bars and beam. There was a stick party all around with Kaylee Cooper nailing her double layout on bars, Nya Kraus bringing it home on beam, and Sydney Lopez sticking her front pass cold on floor. Allie Berkley also stepped up in a big way on vault to help her team.

Are These Teams Trending Up or Down? Lindenwood is back in business after this week’s performance. Some depth was tested this weekend, and it appears to have paid off. After counting multiple falls across the events and only having five vaults in the lineup, Centenary is trending down some. Greenville is holding steady after having made improvements on bars. 

Overall Standings

3Air Force193.650
4Texas Woman’s193.496
6Yale 192.505
7West Chester191.985
9Southern Connecticut189.321
10Bridgeport 188.575

Top Scores

Sydney BeersCornellFloor9.900
Brooke FerrarTexas Woman’sBars9.900
Ayla McKeanAir ForceBeam9.900
Alix PierceTexas Woman’s Floor9.875
Carolanne Van ZandtBrownFloor9.875
Amber BollAir ForceBeam9.850
Briona CarswellAir ForceBeam9.850
Kaylee CooperLindenwoodBars9.850
Gayla GriswoldLindenwoodFloor9.850
Steelie KingTexas Woman’s Beam9.850
Angel LeeSouthern ConnecticutBeam9.850
Sydney Beers CornellVault9.825
Maria DamianoSouthern ConnecticutBeam9.825
Kylee GreeneAir ForceFloor9.825
McKenna KissingerWest ChesterFloor9.825
Nya KrausLindenwoodBeam9.825
Sierra MunsTexas Woman’s Floor9.825
Alix PierceTexas Woman’sBars9.825
Angela XingBrownBeam9.825
Hannah ApplegetLindenwoodBeam9.800
Julia BedellBrownFloor9.800
Amber BollAir ForceBars9.800
Amber BollAir ForceBeam9.800
Velandra BrochiAir ForceBeam9.800
Velandra BrochiAir ForceFloor9.800
Allie BerkleyLindenwoodVault9.800
Mikayla BurtonCornellBeam9.800
Abby ContelloBrownBars9.800
Maya DavisBrownBeam9.800
Maya Davis BrownFloor9.800
Madeline GoseTexas Woman’s Floor9.800
Ayla McKeanAir ForceFloor9.800
Hannah MoonLindenwoodFloor9.800
Kyla PodgesTexas Woman’sBeam9.800
Claire QuYaleBeam9.800
Alexandra QuianaCornellFloor9.800
Regina WaltonCornellBeam9.800
Sarah WilsonYaleBars9.800


Click and expand the events below to see results from each meet, as well as individual career highs and team program records.

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Around the Gymternet

Interested in how all the teams around the country performed this week? Check out our recaps of the top matchups in our other various Dismounts.

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