No. 22 Gymnasts Finish Weekend with Win

Alethea Boon led the No. 22 Cougars on vault and floor Saturday against Boise State. It was BYU's second meet in 24 hours. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- Competing for the second time in less than 24 hours, the No. 22 BYU gymnastics team recorded a solid 193.725 to 191.100 victory over the visiting Boise State Broncos.

"The team came in here and got after it and improved," said head coach Brad Cattermole. "They really try hard. This will really motivate the girls to do better."

After the first rotation, BYU led over the Boise State Broncos with a team total of 48.450 points on the vault compared to Boise States' 47.275 on the bars. Alethea Boon led the Cougars with her 9.825 performance. Freshman Kiki Berrett had a career-tying high score with at 9.700. Jenna Kerbis also recorded a 9.725 on the event, a personal best. Boise State closely won the event with a score of 48.500 behind a boost from Deavera Todd with a score of 9.800.

The second rotation put BYU on the bars. Dayna Smart and Kacie Capra-Callens both recorded a 9.775 on the event, the highest score on bars. The 9.775 was also Smart's second-highest score on the event. Melissa Hough was close behind the event leaders with a 9.700, tying a career-high. Yvette Leizorek led the Broncos with a 9.700 on the bars. After the second event, the Cougars led the Broncos 97.00 to 95.775.

With a 9.825, Smart led the Cougars on beam in their third rotation. Boon recorded a 9.725 on the event. Tara Oberg of Boise State also recorded a 9.725 on the beam. At the end of the third rotation, BYU maintained a strong lead with 145.125 points over the Bronco's 144.050.

Boon once again led the Cougars with her top performance on the floor. The 9.825 was the top score of the event as well as a career high for the New Zealand native. Capra-Callens also recorded an impressive finish with a 9.800 on the floor routine along with Leizorek of Boise State.

BYU's Smart won the all-around as the only gymnast to compete on all four events. She recorded a 29.325, having to count a scratch on vault.

With two top finishes, Boon was the top Cougar of the day winning the Cougar of the Meet award.

BYU will be back in action next weekend when it travels to Denton, Texas for a showdown with Texas Woman's University Saturday night.

Women's Gymnastics Meet Results

Host: BYU Cougars

Meet: BSU Broncos @ BYU Cougars 20070203 February 3, 2007

Location: Smith Fieldhouse BYU Provo UT 84602 Home Meet

Contents: Event Results Team Results

Vault Team Standing

Uneven Parallel Bars BYU Cougars

Balance Beam Boise St. Broncos

Floor Exercise Judge List

Team Standing Top

Place Team Score

1 BYU Cougars 193.725

2 Boise St. Broncos 191.100

BYU Cougars Home

Head Coach: Brad CATTERMOLE Top

Gymnast Vault Bars Beam Floor AllArr

BERRETT, Kiki 9.700 9.075

BOON, Alethea 9.825 9.725 9.825

CAPRA-CALLENS, Kacie 9.775 9.250 9.800

DONEHUE, Megan 9.600

FISCHER, Brittany 9.600

GALLUP, Kaylee 9.675

GOLDMAN, Danielle 9.575

HOUGH, Melissa 9.700

KERBIS, Jenna 9.725 8.675

POULSON, Heidi 9.700

POULSON, Mckell 9.650

SMART, Dayna 0.050 9.775 9.825 9.700 29.350

WALKER-POND, Aimee 9.150

WILLIS, Lisa 9.650 9.650

Team Totals 48.450 48.550 48.125 48.600 193.725

Boise St. Broncos

Head Coach: Yvonne "Sam" SANDMIRE Top

Gymnast Vault Bars Beam Floor AllArr

ACHTER, Courtney 8.925

ALDRICH, Kristin 9.725 9.625

CAMPBELL, Tessa 9.050

CRAFT, Shaniece 9.650

GRIFFIS, Katie 9.550 9.675

LOAN, Alia 8.600

NEROES, Amber 9.475

OBERG, Tara 9.725

DEAN, Brittany 8.400

LEIZOREK, Yvette 9.750 9.700 9.800

O'DONNELL, Katelyn 9.225 8.875 9.550

PENNINGTON, Ruthie 9.700 9.675

TODD, Deavera 9.800 9.375 9.625

TULLER, Katie 9.425

TURNBOW, Raquel 9.600

Team Totals 48.500 47.275 47.050 48.275 191.100

Vault Results Top

Place Gymnast Team Score

1 BOON, Alethea BYU Cougars 9.825

2 TODD, Deavera Boise St. Broncos 9.800

3 LEIZOREK, Yvette Boise St. Broncos 9.750

4 KERBIS, Jenna BYU Cougars 9.725

5 BERRETT, Kiki BYU Cougars 9.700

5 PENNINGTON, Ruthie Boise St. Broncos 9.700

7 CRAFT, Shaniece Boise St. Broncos 9.650

8 DONEHUE, Megan BYU Cougars 9.600

8 FISCHER, Brittany BYU Cougars 9.600

8 TURNBOW, Raquel Boise St. Broncos 9.600

11 NEROES, Amber Boise St. Broncos 9.475

12 SMART, Dayna BYU Cougars 0.050

Uneven Parallel Bars Results Top

Place Gymnast Team Score

1 SMART, Dayna BYU Cougars 9.775

1 CAPRA-CALLENS, Kacie BYU Cougars 9.775

3 HOUGH, Melissa BYU Cougars 9.700

3 LEIZOREK, Yvette Boise St. Broncos 9.700

5 WILLIS, Lisa BYU Cougars 9.650

5 POULSON, Mckell BYU Cougars 9.650

7 GRIFFIS, Katie Boise St. Broncos 9.550

8 TULLER, Katie Boise St. Broncos 9.425

9 TODD, Deavera Boise St. Broncos 9.375

10 O'DONNELL, Katelyn Boise St. Broncos 9.225

11 WALKER-POND, Aimee BYU Cougars 9.150

12 LOAN, Alia Boise St. Broncos 8.600

Balance Beam Results Top

Place Gymnast Team Score

1 SMART, Dayna BYU Cougars 9.825

2 BOON, Alethea BYU Cougars 9.725

2 OBERG, Tara Boise St. Broncos 9.725

2 ALDRICH, Kristin Boise St. Broncos 9.725

5 GALLUP, Kaylee BYU Cougars 9.675

5 GRIFFIS, Katie Boise St. Broncos 9.675

7 WILLIS, Lisa BYU Cougars 9.650

8 CAPRA-CALLENS, Kacie BYU Cougars 9.250

9 CAMPBELL, Tessa Boise St. Broncos 9.050

10 O'DONNELL, Katelyn Boise St. Broncos 8.875

11 KERBIS, Jenna BYU Cougars 8.675

12 DEAN, Brittany Boise St. Broncos 8.400

Floor Exercise Results Top

Place Gymnast Team Score

1 BOON, Alethea BYU Cougars 9.825

2 CAPRA-CALLENS, Kacie BYU Cougars 9.800

2 LEIZOREK, Yvette Boise St. Broncos 9.800

4 POULSON, Heidi BYU Cougars 9.700

4 SMART, Dayna BYU Cougars 9.700

6 PENNINGTON, Ruthie Boise St. Broncos 9.675

7 TODD, Deavera Boise St. Broncos 9.625

7 ALDRICH, Kristin Boise St. Broncos 9.625

9 GOLDMAN, Danielle BYU Cougars 9.575

10 O'DONNELL, Katelyn Boise St. Broncos 9.550

11 BERRETT, Kiki BYU Cougars 9.075

12 ACHTER, Courtney Boise St. Broncos 8.925

All Around Results Top

Place Gymnast Team Score

1 SMART, Dayna BYU Cougars 29.350

Meet Judges Top

Vault

Judge 1 Nichole OTTERSON National

Judge 2 Kat SGAMBA National

Uneven Parallel Bars

Judge 1 Tina PAULOS National

Judge 2 Pat BRYANT Level 10

Balance Beam

Judge 1 Nichole OTTERSON National

Judge 2 Pat BRYANT Level 10

Floor Exercise

Judge 1 Tina PAULOS National

Judge 2 Kat SGAMBA National

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