SEMO at Illinois State
|Full Results||Illinois State: 195.350||SEMO: 192.750|
|VT: Labat 9.925||UB: Iribarren 9.900||BB: Labat 9.850||FX: Kaziska 9.950||AA: Angelica Labat 39.450|
The Big Storyline: Illinois State officially went three-for-three in wins against SEMO on the season. Season highs on bars and floor led the Redbirds to their second highest team total of the season. Beam proved to still be an area of difficulty this week, counting a fall for a sub 48 event total. SEMO was back to having six athletes on all four events this week. The Redhawks were able to avoid counting a scary fall on vault, but were not able to replicate the feat on bars. On the bright side, Lindsay Ockler and Anna Kaziska went for career highs on bars and floor, respectively.
Implications: Illinois State is the front runner in the MIC conference race. However, the Redbird’s difficulty hitting five-for-six beam routines could become problematic if other top teams are competing well. Angelica Labat has been getting her landing consistency back on vault the second half of the season. She is likely to gain an individual regional berth. SEMO has solidified its fifth spot in the USAG rankings, but the team’s consistency has been waning in recent weeks. SEMO’s finish at conference and USAG championships will be largely dependent on the Redhawk’s ability to hit five routines on vault and bars.
Records: Anna Kaziska tied her floor career high of 9.950 while Lindsay Ockler increased her career high on bars to 9.875.
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