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Florida @ West Virginia Live Blog

First live blog of 2018! Here we go!

We're starting off with #2 Florida at # 28 West Virginia.

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Warm ups are underway. WVU will start on vault, Florida starts on bars.

Robyn Bernard leads off WVU on vault - y 1/2, step on the landing,  nice air. 9.675

Alicia Boren UB Florida -  tkatchev,  clear hip to bail,   DLO, bit close to the bar, but stuck landing.9.9

Jacquie Tun VT WVU -  y tucked full, chest a bit down on landing. 9.45

Jazzy Foberg UB -  jump to HB, toe on + pak,  leg seps, maloney + gienger,  full in, good amplitude, step on the landing. 9.775

Julia Merwin VT WVU-  nice y full, hop on the landing, but nice height 9.675

Rachel Gowey UB Fl -  ray, beautiful,  toe on + pak,  toe on, nice HS position, DLO, a bit piked, solid landing. 9.775

Zaakira Muhammed -  beautiful Y full, just a hop on the landing, but beautiful amplitude and form 9.775

Kennedy Baker uB FL -  toe on, missed it twice, couldn't get her toes right on the bar, she did a toe circle and just hopped off the high bar, scratches 2.0

Kirah Koshinski VT WVU - y 1 1/2, stuck, BOOM! 9.85

Amelia Hundley UB FL -  maloney, nice + pak,  toe on + shap 1/2,  1/2 in 1/2 out dismount, stuck, gorgeous routine! 9.85

Kassidy Cumber WVU VT - Y full, short, chest is down on landing. 9.275

Alex McMurtry UB FL -  ray, nice height,  bail,  toe shoot, nice amplitude, full in, stuck cold. 9.925

Scores after 1st rotation -
Florida Bars 49.225
WVU Vault 48.425

Florida moves to vault and West Virginia will go to bars

Megan Skaggs VT FL - nice yurchenko full, nice height in the air, bit piked on landing. 9.75

Robyn Bernard UB WVU - jaeger,  bail,  bit short on that last HS, giant full +double back, stuck landing. 9.725

Jazzy Foberg VT FL - another beautiful full, small hop on the landing, beautiful form 9.825

Jacquie Tun UB WVU -  giant 1/1 + jaeger, nice height,  bail,  very straight DLO, small step 9.775

Sierra Alexander VT FL - Y full, took a few steps back. 9.625

Zaakira Muhammed UB WVU - tkatchev, some flexed feet,  DLO dismount, small slide on landing 9.8

Alicia Boren VT FL - huge y 1 1/2, big height, I couldn't see the landing, looks like a small hop? 9.85

Sydney Marler WVU UB -  giant 1/2, beautiful piked jaeger, bail,  bit short on that last HS, muscled it up a bit, DLO, some leg seps in the air, small step on landing. Solid routine.  9.75

Rachel Slocum VT FL - HS fro pike 1/2, chest a bit down on landing, bit usual big height 9.56

Carly Galpin UB WVU -  short on that 1st HS, giant full, markelov, almost went over on her HS 9.525

Alex McMurtry VT - Y full, beautiful height and form in the air, beautiful open hips, just a slight bounce on the landing. 9.9

Jordan Gillette UB WVU - clear hip, nice HS, pak, slight leg seps,  slightly short on that HS, nice gienger, legs came apart  in the air, nice full in, solid landing. Great routine! 9.7

Time for rotation 3 - Florida will move to floor, and WVU will be on beam.

Scores after 2 rotations

That's some UN-Florida like scores on vault there, Florida!
Florida - Vault 48.950, 2 event total 98.175
West Virginia - Bars 48.750, 2 event total 97.175

I'm super excited right now, because ALYSSA BAUMANN is making her debut on floor! I've waited for an eternity to see her compete for Florida. I don't know if I will be able to contain my excitement!

Kirah Koshinski leads off WVU on beam - love that mount!  BHS + LOSO, slight bal check, 1/1 turn,  wolf jump + standing LOSO,  cat leap + sw side,  1 1/2 dismount 9.65

Meels leads off floor for Florida -  whip + double back, chest a bit down,  sw side + popa,  1 1/2 + fro lay,  gotta do that gator chomp! chomp, chomp, double pike is a bit short and she lands it on her knees. 9.1

Abby Kaufman BB WVU -  fro toss + beat jump,  BHS + LOSO, soft knee on the LOSO, spl + straddle jump,  1/1 turn,  round off + double full dismount, solid landing 9.725

Alyssa Baumann FINALLY! FX FL -  double back, clean,  1 1/2 + fro full,  tour jete + popa, beautiful split positions,  double pike, tiny bit short, but still a solid debut! 9.75

Jordan Gillette BB WVU - 1/1 turn,  BHS + LOSO, a bit off, but keeps going, cat leap + splt jump, barani, round off + 1 1/2 dismount.

Jazzy Foberg -  full in first pass, not sure if she went OOB,  fhs + fro full + fro pike, sw 1/2 + wolf jump, stuck double back for her last pass. She's grinning from ear to ear after that routine. 9.825

McKenna Linnen WVU - fro aerial + fro aerial +BHS,  sw + straddle jump,  full turn,  spl jump + beat jump  tuck fro full 9.725

Rachel Slocum FX FL - DLO, bit short, sw 1/2 + popa,  fro full + fro pike,  FHS + rudi 9.825

Zaakira BB -  back pike,  back pike + back tuck,  full turn, small balance check but she covers it with choreography,  beat jump + spl 3/4,   cat leap + side aerial + 1/1 twist 9.7

Alicia Boren FX - oh Jesus, is she doing an Angi Cipra cell phone routine? DLO, solid landing,  1 1/2 + fro full, nice amplitude, tour jete full + wolf 1/2,  clean double back to end. That was easy for her. 9.925

Carly Galpin - BHS LOSO, big lean, nice scale, showing flexibility, sheep + spl jump, side aerial + 1/1 twist. 9.725

Rachey Gowey FX FL -  nice double pike to open,  tour jete + wolf jump, double back, I missed her middle pass. 9.125

Scores after 3 rotations -
Florida, more un-Florida like scores. Floor 48.450, 3 event total 146.625
West Virginia beam 48.625, 3 event total 145.800

Final rotation - WVU ends on floor, Florida will end on beam.

Meels leads off beam for Florida -  fro aerial + spl jump,  BHS + LOSO,  cat leap + sw side,  full turn, flares her leg out at the completion of that turn, round off +  1 1/2 twist 9.725

Erica Fontaine WVU FX lead off -  fhs = fro full + fro pike, I think I missed her first pass, wolf full,  FHS _ rudi 9.7

Jazzy Foberg - BB FL -  wolf turn full,  slight balance check,  sw + sheep jump,  fro aerial, balance check side aerial + full - hop back.9.7

Jordan Gillette FX -  double pike to open,  1 1/2 + front ful,  tour jete 1/2,  double back to finish, very clean. 9.85

Alicia Boren BB FL -  front toss, solid,  BHS + LOSO, solid,  sw + straddle jump,  great amplitude,  cat leap + gainer LOSO, full turn,  cartwheel + gainer full 9.9

Zaakira FX -  beautiful high double pike,  tour jete full + popa + spl full,  fro tuck + double back, a bit short has to take a few steps out of that pass 9. 525

Rachel Gowey BB -  sw + spl, nice spli positions, BHS + LOSO+LOSO, beuatiful,  fro aerial + sissone,  full turn,  gainer full dismount, stuck. 9.9

Abby Kaufmann - FX -  double pike, clean,  FHS + fro full + fro lay,  tour jete full + popa,  double back to finish.

Alyssa Baumann BB -  BHS + LOSO, beautiful, sw + sw 1/2, perfect split positions,  fro aerial + sissone, beautiful, sharp, full turn,  gorgeous,  round off + 1 1/2 stuck. cold. BOOM 9.9

Alex McMurtry closes out beam for Florida = cat leap + front toss, BHS + LOSO,  sw + sw side + shushunova,  full turn, round off + double full, just a hop back. 9.85

Kirah K is finishing off WVU on Floor -nice DLO to open, some leg seps in the air, but clean landing, tour jete +  sw 1/2,  1 1/2 + fro full, solid routine so far,  clean double back to finish and she sticks it cold. BAM! 9.8

Florida finishes with 49.275 on beam, 195.9 total
West Virginia finishes with 48.575 on floor, 195.425 total.

Fun time.

Join me next for the BYU @ Utah meet in about 17 minutes!

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