Gymnastics finishes regular season with close loss
The MSU gymnastics team finished the regular season off with a 196.4-193.45 loss to No. 13 Denver Saturday evening.
Despite the low score, the Spartans finished with a season high scoreof 49.075 on vault, led by sophomore Alina Cartwright with a 9.95.
She tied for second on the event and in the Spartan all-time record book. Denver’s Moriah Martin won the event with a perfect 10.
The Spartans struggled on the other three disciplines, not scoring above 48.5 on any other event.
Sophomore Ashley Stevenson was the highest score on bars, with a 9.75,
tieing her for third.
MSU scored 48.4 on the event.
Denver dominated the beam and floor, sweeping both events.
Cartwright posted the highest score on the beam with a 9.825, and sophomore Ashley Noll was the top Spartan on floor with a 9.7.
Martin won the all-around with a 39.5, while Cartwright finished second with 38.975, and freshman Lisa Burt placed third after scoring 38.025.
Next up for MSU are the Big Ten Championships, which will be held at Jenison Field House beginning on Mach 23.